Updated: January 27, 2014
Senator Wanggaard was first elected to the Senate in 2010.
He won a two-way primary and defeated the Democratic incumbent in the general election.
Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Wanggaard. Advancing Wisconsin Inc. ($80,368), Building a Stronger Wisconsin PAC ($9,099), Citizen Action of Wisconsin Inc. ($4,917), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($4,957), Voces de la Frontera Action Committee ($855) and WEAC PAC ($424,916) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.
2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $262,858 - Spent: $256,369
Vote: 52.5% - Cost/Vote: $8.00
Independent Backing: $72
Raised: $249,478 - Spent: $261,978
Vote: 47.4% - Cost/Vote: $9.06
Independent Backing: $525,111
Wanggaard’s Committee Assignments
2011-2012: Economic Development and Veterans and Military Affairs; Insurance and Housing; Labor, Public Safety and Urban Affairs (Chair); Natural Resources and Environment; Joint Survey on Retirement Systems; Building Inspector Review Board; State Council on Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
2009-2010: Not yet elected.
*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
|$60,809 (28.6%)||$151,583 (71.4%)|
*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||$32,284.00|
|Manufacturing & Distributing||$28,589.50|
|Telecommunications & Computers||$7,925.00|
|Civil servant/public employee||$6,455.00|
*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.
|Wanggaard, Van H||Racine, WI||Candidate||$8,000|
|Walton Family||Betnon, AR||Walmart Stores||$4,000|
|Johnson, Charles & Jennifer||Racine, WI||Visual Numerics||$3,000|
|Kern, Robert & Patricia||Waukesha, WI||Generac Corp||$3,000|
|Bryant, Anthony & Andrea||Waukesha, WI||Century Fence Co||$2,500|
|Antonneau Family||Racine, WI||David Security Insurance||$2,150|
|Cherchian, Ara A & Valerie||Hartland, WI||Cherchian Investments||$2,000|
|Einhorn, Steve & Nancy||Milwaukee, WI||Capital Midwest Fund||$2,000|
|Hellman, Allison B & Elizabeth M||Black River Falls, WI||Wisconsin DNR/Preferred Distributors||$2,000|
|Jansson, Peter & Karen||Racine, WI||Jansson, Shupe & Munger||$2,000|
|Kunz, David L & Vicky L||La Crosse, WI||Kwik Trip||$2,000|
|MacDonough, John & Kathleen||Hartland, WI||Bradley Technology & Trade School Foundation||$2,000|
|Nichols, Thomas J & Theresa||Elm Grove, WI||Meissner, Tierney, et al||$2,000|
|Schuemann, Robert & Margaret||River Hills, WI||Retired||$2,000|
|Taylor, Don & Carol||Waukesha, WI||Waukesha State Bank||$2,000|