2011 Special Election Finance Profile - Steve Doyle

Representative Steve Doyle (D) OnalaskaPicture: Representative Steve DoyleAssembly District 94

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2011 Special Election Notes and Background

Representative Doyle was first elected to the Assembly in a May 2011 special election.

He won a two-way in the primary and faced Republican opposition in the election.

Advancing Wisconsin Inc. ($4,811), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($7,057) and Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters PAC ($6,502) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Doyle. Republican State Leadership Committee Inc. ($106,750) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

Jobs First Coalition spent undisclosed sums on "issue ads" in opposition to Representative Doyle.

2011 Special Election Finance Summary
Raised: $127,222 - Spent: $117,572
Vote: 53.7% - Cost/Vote: $14.05
Disclosed Independent Spending: $18,370
Raised: $124,665 - Spent: $120,737
Vote: 46.3% - Cost/Vote: $16.72
Disclosed Independent Spending: $106,750
Doyle’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Insurance; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs.

2009-2010: Not yet elected.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 12/1/10 $0
Self $1,437
Under $100 $43,445
$100 or more $72,255
PACs & Parties $10,085
Other Income $0

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$12,664 (17.5%) $59,591 (82.5%)

*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
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $13,770.00
Education $9,695.00
Civil servant/public employee $9,635.00
Labor Unions $8,121.00
Political/Ideological $8,069.01
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $7,588.00
Health Professionals $5,920.00
Business $3,300.00
Unknown $2,950.00
Telecommunications & Computers $2,055.00
Banking & Finance $1,350.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,271.50
Non-Profit/Social Services $1,200.00
Real Estate $1,175.00
Road Construction $1,150.00
Natural Resources $1,100.00
Construction $1,080.00
Agriculture $1,010.00
Health Services/Institutions $500.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $500.00
Insurance $400.00
Transportation $300.00
Defense $100.00
Energy $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.

Top Contributors
2010-June 2011
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Doyle, Steve Onalaska, WI Candidate/Doyle Law Office $1,437
Faulkner, Gordon & Judith Madison, WI Access Community Health Center/Epic Systems $1,000
Padesky, Tim & Tara Johnson La Crosse, WI TD Padesky Electric Inc/La Crosse County Board $1,000
Kind, Ron & Tawni La Crosse, WI US representative/La Crosse Court Reporter $1,000
Doyle, Patrick & Elaine Onalaska, WI Doyle TV & Electronics $950
Freedland, Robert & Maureen La Crosse, WI Franciscan Skemp/Maureen Feran Freedland Law Office $925
Pfaff, Leon & Ruth Holmen, WI Farmer/Melrose Mindoro School District $700
Ryan, Dennis La Crosse, WI Ophthalmologist $695
Hotson, Jeffrey La Crosse, WI Bodega Brew Pub $640
Marx, Charles La Crosse, WI University of Wisconsin $600
Pasch, Sandra & Allan Milwaukee, WI Legislator/Physician $600

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