2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Ed Brooks

Representative Ed Brooks (R) ReedsburgPicture: Representative Ed BrooksAssembly District 50

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Brooks was first elected to the Assembly in 2008.

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

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $50,938 - Spent: $36,360
Vote: 50.3% - Cost/Vote: $2.83
Independent Backing: $0
Raised: $7,935 - Spent: $3,721
Vote: 46.8% - Cost/Vote: $0.31
Independent Backing: $0
Brooks’ Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Agriculture; Corrections; Public Safety and Homeland Security; Urban and Local Affairs (Chair); Veterans; Speaker's Taskforce on Rural Schools.

2011-2012: Agriculture; Criminal Justice and Corrections; Urban and Local Affairs (Chair); Special Committee on Criminal Justice Funding and Strategies (Chair); Special Committee on Review of Records Access of Circuit Court Documents (Chair); Funding Components.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $2,798
Self $12,000
Under $100 $5,865
$100 or more $25,223
PACs & Parties $7,850
Other Income $0

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$18,575 (73.6%) $6,648 (26.4%)

*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
Agriculture $6,412.81
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,760.00
Construction $2,875.00
Banking & Finance $2,550.00
Health Professionals $2,250.00
Transportation $1,875.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,650.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,550.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,450.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,450.00
Energy $1,300.00
Insurance $1,150.00
Real Estate $1,050.00
Business $800.00
Education $650.00
Road Construction $600.00
Natural Resources $300.00
Civil servant/public employee $100.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $100.00
Unknown $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
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Brooks, Ed Reedsburg, WI Legislator $17,016
Carrig, Donald & Barbara La Valle, WI C&H Inc of Reedsburg $2,500
Hatch, William & Sandra Necedah, WI Cranberry Creek $1,400
Mitchell, John & Kelli Hillsboro, WI Hillsprairie Dairy $1,325
Hanson, David Reedsburg, WI Preferred Distributors $1,250
Friede, Roger Jr & Ellen Reedsburg, WI Friede Bros $1,200
Potter Family Marana, AZ Cutler Cranberry Co $1,100
Skinner, Evelyn Reedsburg, WI Skinner Transfer Corp $1,075
Hellman, Jim Sparta, WI Preferred Distributors/Hellman Distributors $1,000
Michels, Kevin & Tim Hartland , WI Michels Corp $1,000
Thompson, Mark & Barbara Waukesha , WI Roberts Co $1,000
Ziegler, Stephen & Heather Oconomowoc, WI Inpro Corp $1,000

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