2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Paul Farrow

Representative Paul Farrow (R) PewaukeePicture: Representative Paul FarrowAssembly District 98

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Farrow was first elected to the Assembly in 2010, reelected in November 2012 and elected to the Senate in a December 2012 special election.

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

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Farrow
Raised: $21,069 - Spent: $9,711
Vote: 70.4% - Cost/Vote: $0.43
Independent Backing: $0
Prudent
Raised: $1,800 - Spent: $889
Vote: 29.5% - Cost/Vote: $0.09
Independent Backing: $0
Farrow’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Elected to the Senate in a December 2012 special election.

2011-2012: Colleges and Universities; Housing; Transportation.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $3,371
Self $0
Under $100 $2,724
$100 or more $12,445
PACs & Parties $5,900
Other Income $0

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-7/30/12**
In-District Out-District
$3,265 (26.2%) $9,180 (73.8%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.
**Elected to Senate in December 2012 special election.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/11-7/30/12**
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $2,925.00
Insurance $1,865.00
Construction $1,750.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,425.00
Transportation $1,350.00
Business $1,250.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,100.00
Agriculture $1,000.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,000.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $900.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $825.00
Real Estate $750.00
Labor Unions $500.00
Telecommunications & Computers $500.00
Health Services/Institutions $350.00
Political/Ideological $330.00
Education $250.00
Unknown $200.00
Health Professionals $75.00

*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.
**Elected to Senate in December 2012 special election.

Top Contributors
2009-July 2012*
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Farrow, Paul F Pewaukee, WI Legislator $6,000
Farrow, Margaret & John Pewaukee, WI Lt Governor, Retired $2,000
Farrow, Peter C & Michelle Chippewa Falls, WI Group Health Cooperative Eau Claire/
Chippewa Falls Chamber of Commerce
$750
Mielke, William & Barbara Oconomowoc, WI Ruekert & Mielke $750
Vaitl, William & Barbara Brookfield, WI Retired $750
Wolfberg, Daniel & Linnette Winnetka, IL Payday Loan Store $750
Hendricks, Diane M Afton, WI ABC Supply Co $700
Hefty, Thomas R Elm Grove, WI Attorney $600

*Campaign for special election in Senate District 33 began July 31, 2012.

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