2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Joan Ballweg

Representative Joan Ballweg (R) MarkesanPicture: Representative Joan BallwegAssembly District 41

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Ballweg was first elected to the Assembly in 2004.

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

Corn PAC ($189) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Ballweg.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Ballweg
Raised: $29,306 - Spent: $18,362
Vote: 57.9% - Cost/Vote: $1.12
Independent Backing: $189
Sorenson
Raised: $9,539 - Spent: $8,555
Vote: 42.0% - Cost/Vote: $0.78
Independent Backing: $0
Ballweg’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Assembly Organization; Colleges and Universities; Rules; Tourism; Joint Legislative Council (Chair); Building Commission; Speaker's Taskforce on Mental Health; Special Committee on 911 Communications (Chair); Special Commitee on Review of Emergency Detention and Admission of Minors Under Chapter 51.

2011-2012: Colleges and Universities; Homeland Security and State Affairs; Labor and Workforce Development (Chair); Assembly Organization; Rules; Joint Legislative Council (Co-chair); Special Committee on Review of Emergency Detention and Admission of Minors Under Chapter 51; Special Committee on Difference in Laws Applicable to Cities and Villages; Special Committee on Emergency Management and Continuity of Government; Continuity of Legislative Operations; Special Committee on Review of Higher Education Financial Aid Programs (Chair).


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $3,493
Self $0
Under $100 $4,451
$100 or more $16,155
PACs & Parties $7,800
Other Income $900

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$7,680 (47.5%) $8,475 (52.5%)

*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*
1/1/11-12/31/12
Interest Amount
Agriculture $2,850.00
Labor Unions $2,500.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,100.00
Construction $2,000.00
Health Professionals $2,000.00
Banking & Finance $1,750.00
Transportation $1,550.00
Energy $1,250.00
Unknown $1,200.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,150.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,025.00
Insurance $700.00
Natural Resources $700.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $650.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $650.00
Real Estate $500.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $480.00
Business $400.00
Road Construction $400.00
Civil servant/public employee $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
2003-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Ballweg, Joan Markesan, WI Legislator $3,600
Miller, Gerald W & Patti Wautoma, WI Lifequest Services $1,350
Diercks, Stephen Coloma, WI Coloma Farms $1,150
Ownby, Kim & Miriam Ripon, WI CHN Homecare/Markesan Resident Home Inc $750
Bauman, Eileen Ripon, WI Condon Oil Inc $600
Detjen, Ronald & Mary Berlin, WI Impromed Inc $600
Fale, Robert Fond du Lac, WI Agnesian Healthcare $550
Field, Roger Berlin, WI Pharmacist $500
Harrison, Mark J Green Bay, WI Wipfli LLP $500
Kujawa, John Berlin, WI Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust $500
Leitz, Herman Ripon, WI American Family Insurance $500
Maiman, Daniel E New London, WI Maiman Chiropractic Center $500
Moe, Michael Berlin, WI Moe Land Title Services $500
Pomplun, Colleen Ripon, WI Chiroplus Complementary Healthcare $500
Prentice, Robert Ripon, WI AFK Corp $500
Sauer, Judith Ripon, WI Homemaker $500

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