2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Garey Bies

Representative Garey Bies (R) Sister BayPicture: Representative Garey BiesAssembly District 1

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Bies was first elected to the Assembly in 2000.

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

Koch Industries Inc. ($96) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Bies. We Are Wisconsin Political Fund ($26,589) and Workers' Voice ($657) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Bies
Raised: $57,177 - Spent: $44,482
Vote: 51.3% - Cost/Vote: $2.62
Independent Backing: $96
Veeser
Raised: $54,076 - Spent: $52,133
Vote: 48.7% - Cost/Vote: $3.23
Independent Backing: $27,247
Bies’ Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Corrections (Chair); Criminal Justice; Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage; Tourism; Veterans.

2011-2012: Criminal Justice and Corrections (Chair); Public Health and Public Safety (Chair); Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Veterans and Military Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $1,632
Self $0
Under $100 $7,312
$100 or more $41,365
PACs & Parties $8,500
Other Income $0

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$18,780 (45.4%) $22,585 (54.6%)

*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
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $7,850.00
Banking & Finance $5,900.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $5,150.00
Health Professionals $4,380.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $3,600.00
Health Services/Institutions $3,410.00
Construction $3,350.00
Real Estate $2,900.00
Insurance $2,350.00
Transportation $2,350.00
Natural Resources $1,400.00
Energy $1,300.00
Labor Unions $950.00
Political/Ideological $900.00
Business $850.00
Agriculture $825.00
Civil servant/public employee $800.00
Telecommunications & Computers $650.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $450.00
Road Construction $300.00
Unknown $200.00

*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
1999-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Bies, Gary Sister Bay, WI Legislator $7,592
Calkins, William & Priscilla Ephraim, WI WD Management $3,800
Hedeen, Clemens & Kay Sturgeon Bay, WI Hedeen International $3,700
Baudhuin, Richard & Joan Sturgeon Bay, WI Retired $2,800
Alberts, John & Polly Brussels, WI Alberts Plastering $2,600
Junion, Terry Sturgeon Bay, WI Enterprise Builders Inc $2,075
Cullen Family Waunakee, WI JP Cullen & Sons $2,000
Davis, Robert & Nancy Ephraim, WI Retired $2,000
Young, Fred Jr & Sandra Racine, WI Retired $2,000
Anderson, Roger & Sandy Sturgeon Bay, WI Sturgeon Bay Metal Products $1,975

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