Updated: January 27, 2014
Senator Vinehout was first elected to the Senate in 2006.
She was unopposed in the primary and faced Republican opposition in the general election.
Advancing Wisconsin Inc. ($34,279), Building a Stronger Wisconsin PAC ($9,539), Fair Wisconsin PAC ($5) and WEAC PAC ($354,763) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Vinehout. Republican State Leadership Committee Inc. ($291,176) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures supporting her opponent.
2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $226,963 - Spent: $223,105
Vote: 50.3% - Cost/Vote: $7.36
Independent Backing: $398,586
Raised: $211,538 - Spent: $211,629
Vote: 49.6% - Cost/Vote: $7.08
Independent Backing: $291,247
Vinehout’s Committee Assignments
2011-2012: Agriculture, Forestry and Higher Education; Education; Financial Institutions and Rural Issues; Joint Legislative Audit; Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations.
2009-2010: Agriculture and Higher Education (Chair); Children and Families and Workforce Development; Economic Development; Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care and Job Creation; Audit (Chair); Joint Audit (Co-chair); Wisconsin Agricultural Education and Workforce Development Council.
*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
|$42,545 (26.4%)||$118,426 (73.6%)|
*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.
Individuals and Committees*
|Banking & Finance||$8,100.00|
|Civil servant/public employee||$6,655.00|
|Manufacturing & Distributing||$6,420.00|
|Telecommunications & Computers||$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.
|Kane, Norman & Cynthia||Milladore, WI||Ligman & Wille/Auburndale Public Schools||$4,000|
|Scharlau, Robert & Connie||Arcadia, WI||S&S Grain LLP/Christ Lutheran Church||$3,700|
|Hoffman Construction||Black River Falls, WI||Hoffman Construction||$3,600|
|Kraemer, William J & Scott Peterson||Madison, WI||Edward Kraemer & Sons Construction||$3,000|
|Barry, Tobias||Ladd, IL||Illinois Appellate Court||$2,500|
|Fawcett, James T & Welcome||Madison, WI||Retired||$2,500|
|Johnson, Daniel & Carolyn||Eau Claire, WI||Physician||$2,500|
|Engel, Andrew & Danielle||Oregon, WI||
State Senate Democratic Campaign Committee/
CUNA Mutual Insurance
|Kelly, Terence & Mary||Madison, WI||Weather Central LLC||$2,000|
|Whelan, Judith||Mondovi, WI||Farmer||$2,000|