2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Jon Erpenbach

Senator Jon Erpenbach (D) MiddletonPicture: Senator Jon ErpenbachSenate District 27

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Senator Erpenbach was first elected to the Senate in 1998.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced Republican opposition in the general election.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($271) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Erpenbach. Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($12) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $117,221 - Spent: $151,387
Vote: 61.8% - Cost/Vote: $2.93
Independent Backing: $271
Raised: $68,574 - Spent: $70,844
Vote: 38.1% - Cost/Vote: $2.22
Independent Backing: $12
Erpenbach’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Health; Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce and Government Operations; Transportation and Elections; Mining Jobs (September 2011-February 2012); Joint Legislative Council; Special Committee on Health Care Reform Implementation.

2009-2010: Commerce, Utilities, Energy and Rail; Education; Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue (Chair); Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform and Housing; Joint Survey on Tax Exemptions (Co-chair).

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $41,678
Self $150
Under $100 $24,061
$100 or more $76,968
PACs & Parties $14,717
Other Income $1,325
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$36,683 (47.7%) $40,285 (52.3%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $15,475.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $9,044.12
Manufacturing & Distributing $6,608.50
Health Services/Institutions $6,550.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $5,850.00
Natural Resources $5,250.00
Civil servant/public employee $4,800.00
Labor Unions $4,698.00
Education $4,325.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $3,625.00
Telecommunications & Computers $3,600.00
Insurance $3,575.00
Transportation $2,950.00
Banking & Finance $2,850.00
Business $2,800.00
Real Estate $2,700.00
Construction $2,475.00
Energy $1,385.00
Agriculture $1,350.00
Political/Ideological $1,073.91
Unknown $400.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $200.00
Road Construction $100.00

*Individual contributions includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Committee contributions of any amount are included. Any returned and self contributions are excluded.

Top Contributors
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Von Rutenberg Family Madison, WI Nau-Ti-Gal $3,334
Carey, Dan & Deborah New Glarus, WI New Glarus Brewing Co $3,260
Francois, Edward & Richard Belleville, WI Francois Oil Co $2,950
Boley, Helen Madison, WI Retired $2,750
Richard, JoAnna & Paul Nelson Middleton, WI Wisconsin Dept of Workforce Development/
Middleton Public Library
Hermes, Ron & Julie Laundrie Madison, WI Legislative aide $2,622
Mercer, Barbara McFarland, WI Pitcher's Pub $2,350
Tigges, Jerry & Gail Middleton, WI Oil Equipment Co $2,200
McManamy, Phillip & Linnea Middleton, WI Monona Plumbing $2,000
Frank Family Madison, WI Frank Liquor Co $1,900

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