2010 Campaign Finance Profile - J.B. Van Hollen

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen (R) Picture: Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Attorney General Van Hollen was first elected in 2006.

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

Koch Industries, Inc. ($70), New Prosperity Foundation ($17,000), Northwoods Patriot Group Inc. ($71), NRA Political Victory Fund ($780), Wisconsin Professioinal Police Association ($20,000) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures favoring Attorney General Van Hollen.  Fair Wisconsin PAC ($20) and Voces de la Frontera Action Committee ($285) made independent expenditures in support of his opponent.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Van Hollen
Raised: $1,179,568 - Spent: $1,081,772
Vote 57.8%: - Cost/Vote: $0.89
Independent Backing: $37,992
Hassett
Raised: $362,931 - Spent: $356,037
Vote 42.1%: - Cost/Vote: $0.40
Independent Backing: $305

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $41,051
Self $0
Under $100 $176,127
$100 or more $822,310
PACs & Parties $179,501
Other Income $1,631
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

 
Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/10
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $148,079.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $88,252.62
Real Estate $84,928.36
Construction $80,296.14
Manufacturing & Distributing $73,164.58
Business $64,973.43
Banking & Finance $59,333.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $44,794.44
Natural Resources $43,912.24
Health Services/Institutions $40,530.00
Transportation $34,427.81
Health Professionals $31,657.00
Energy $30,116.00
Road Construction $29,650.00
Political/Ideological $29,400.41
Insurance $28,526.00
Agriculture $27,310.00
Civil servant/public employee $22,393.44
Telecommunications & Computers $13,050.00
Education $10,755.00
Unknown $6,576.00
Labor Unions $4,200.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $4,085.00
Defense $900.00

*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
2003-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Van Hollen, JB & Lynne Waunakee, WI Attorney General $710,000
MacDonough Family Chenequa, WI Retired $26,822
Kman, James P & Peggy M Iron River, WI US Postal Service/Van Hollen Realty $19,000
Bechthold Family Waukesha, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $18,100
Hendricks, Ken & Diane Beloit, WI ABC Supply Co $16,900
Johnson Family Hayward, WI Johnson Timber Corp $15,222
Michels Family Hartland, WI Michels Corp/Rob's Riverwood Salon & Spa $13,750
Menard Family Chippewa Falls, WI Menards Inc $13,300
Grebe, Michael W Milwaukee, WI Bradley Foundation $12,000
Ahlborn, Gene & Tracey St Paul, MN Ahlborn Equipment $11,000
Uihlein, David V Jr Milwaukee, WI Uihlein Wilson Architects $11,000

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