2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Joe Leibham

Senator Joe Leibham (R) SheboyganPicture: Senator Joe LeibhamSenate District 9

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Senator Leibham was first elected to the Assembly in 1998 and to the Senate in 2002.

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

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Leibham.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $171,727 - Spent: $148,710
Vote: 73.1% - Cost/Vote: $3.26
Independent Backing: $72
Raised: $20,570 - Spent: $8,696
Vote: 26.9% - Cost/Vote: $0.52
Independent Backing: $0
Leibham’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Review of Administrative Rules; Finance; Transportation and Elections; Joint Review of Adminstrative Rules; Joint Finance; Joint Legislative Council.

2009-2010: Economic Development; Transportation, Tourism, Forestry and Natural Resources; Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology and Financial Institutions; Joint Information Policy and Technology.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $12,453
Self $0
Under $100 $64,951
$100 or more $92,352
PACs & Parties $14,350
Other Income $74
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$63,805 (69.1%) $28,497 (30.9%)

*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
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $17,180.80
Health Professionals $13,225.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $11,139.00
Business $9,700.00
Construction $9,463.50
Banking & Finance $7,261.74
Health Services/Institutions $6,400.00
Insurance $5,500.00
Agriculture $5,300.00
Transportation $3,775.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,700.00
Unknown $2,470.00
Telecommunications & Computers $2,000.00
Labor Unions $1,750.00
Energy $1,737.00
Real Estate $1,725.00
Education $1,250.00
Natural Resources $1,150.00
Civil servant/public employee $900.00
Political/Ideological $900.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $500.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $425.00
Road Construction $200.00

*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
Gentine Family Elkhart Lake, WI Sargento Inc/Dairyland Investors $14,850
Richardson Family Oostburg, WI Richardson Industries/Kohler-Black Wolf Run Golf Courses $10,875
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $10,600
Stayer Family Sheboygan, WI Johnsonville Foods $9,100
French, Brian & Julie Sheboygan, WI French Racing $7,575
Walton Family Bentonville, AR Walmart Stores $7,450
Pauly, Greg & Delores New Holstein, WI Retired $6,250
Gutschow Family Sheboygan, WI Larry's Distributing $5,947
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $5,625
Hamer, Stephen & Helen Kohler, WI Shorewest United Realty $4,600

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