Updated: January 27, 2014
Representative Bernier was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.
She was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.
American Federation for Children Action Fund IE Committee ($23,876), Wisconsin Family Action Inc - 1.91 Account ($80) and Wisconsin Right to Life O.M.I.D. ($5,611) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Bernier.
America Votes Action Fund ($2,867), Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund ($26,800) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($3,558) made independent expenditures supporting her opponent.
2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $130,303 - Spent: $96,789
Vote: 52.4% - Cost/Vote: $7.04
Independent Backing: $29,567
Raised: $38,847 - Spent: $36,846
Vote: 47.5% - Cost/Vote: $2.95
Independent Backing: $33,225
Bernier’s Committee Assignments
2013-2014: Aging and Long-Term Care; Campaigns and Elections (Chair); Public Safety and Homeland Security; Rural Affairs; Workforce Development.
2011-2012: Aging and Long-Term Care; Election and Campaign Reform; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties.
*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
|$16,020 (15.9%)||$84,535 (84.1%)|
*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||$10,662.00|
|Manufacturing & Distributing||$10,070.00|
|Civil servant/public employee||$1,900.00|
|Telecommunications & Computers||$1,700.00|
*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.
|Walton Family||Bentonville, AR||Walmart Stores||$3,500|
|Schwankl, Richard & Dorothy||Eau Claire, WI||Retired||$1,800|
|Aycox Family||Williamson, GA||LoanMax||$1,500|
|Cullen Family||Waunakee, WI||JP Cullen & Sons||$1,500|
|Farrow, Peter & Michelle||Chippewa Falls, WI||
Group Health Cooperative/
Chippewa Falls Chamber of Commerce Eau Claire
|Menard Family||Chippewa Falls, WI||Menards Inc/Bob's House for Dogs||$1,300|
|Trierweiler Family||Marshfield, WI||Trierweiler Construction & Supply Co||$1,300|
|Dobrenz, Leroy & Carol||Eau Claire, WI||Retired||$1,267|
|Michels Family||Hartland, WI||Michels Corp/Rob's Riverwood Salon & Spa||$1,250|
|Reit, Larry & Jennifer||Eau Claire, WI||Reit's Garden Center||$1,200|
|Wheeler, Michael & Victoria||Chippewa Falls, WI||Bucky Builders||$1,200|