2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Dale Schultz

Senator Dale Schultz (R) Richland CenterPicture: Senator Dale SchultzSenate District 17

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Senator Schultz was first elected to the Assembly in 1982 and to the Senate in a September 1991 special election.

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

Corn PAC ($352) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Schultz. Fair Wisconsin PAC ($2) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc, ($316) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $166,006 - Spent: $170,311
Vote: 62.6% - Cost/Vote: $4.71
Independent Backing: $424
Raised: $47,659 - Spent: $46,269
Vote: 37.4% - Cost/Vote: $2.14
Independent Backing: $318
Schultz’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Financial Institutions and Rural Issues (Chair); Insurance and Housing; Joint Legislative Council; Mining Jobs (September 2011-February 2012); Special Committee on Strengthening Wisconsin Families; Special Committee on Review of the Managed Forest Land Program (Chair).

2009-2010: Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care and Job Creation; Joint Survey on Retirement Systems; Joint Legislative Council; Special Committee on Strengthening Wisconsin Families.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $16,026
Self $0
Under $100 $26,879
$100 or more $122,919
PACs & Parties $15,640
Other Income $568
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$65,793 (53.7%) $56,775 (46.3%)

*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
Insurance $16,680.00
Health Professionals $11,044.00
Banking & Finance $10,445.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $10,000.00
Health Services/Institutions $9,805.00
Construction $9,584.00
Agriculture $9,300.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $9,160.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $8,748.00
Business $6,548.49
Transportation $5,950.00
Energy $5,825.00
Telecommunications & Computers $4,800.00
Unknown $4,525.00
Real Estate $3,300.00
Labor Unions $3,250.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,050.00
Education $2,404.40
Natural Resources $1,500.00
Road Construction $800.00
Political/Ideological $675.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $400.00
Civil servant/public employee $300.00

*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
Kraemer Family Plain, WI Kraemer Brothers Construction $24,100
Kraemer-Peterson Family Plain, WI Edward Kraemer & Sons Construction $5,804
Rapp, Eric & Irene Spring Green, WI AFG Glass/Peoples Community Bank $4,600
Smith, George & Stephanie Richland Center, WI Hubba Hubba Racing $3,500
Pace, David Reedsburg, WI Pace Industries $3,447
Kaul, John & Mary Pat Lone Rock, WI Kaul Tronics $3,400
Ladd, David Dodgeville, WI Walnut Hollow Farm $3,400
Scaletta, Samuel & Marjorie Richland Center, WI S&S Cycle Inc $3,250
McCormick, Pierre Spring Green, WI Wisconsin Distributors $2,825
Zinga, William Arlington Heights, IL Zinga Industries $2,700

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