2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Chris Kapenga

Representative Chris Kapenga (R) DelafieldPicture: Representative Chris KapengaAssembly District 99

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Kapenga was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election. At the same time he ran for the vacant seat in the 33rd Senate District, the primary of which was held concurrently with the general election.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Kapenga
Raised: $44,115 - Spent: $27,949
Vote: 76.3% - Cost/Vote: $1.06
Independent Backing: $0
Hibbard
Raised: $1,605 - Spent: $1,575
Vote: 23.7% - Cost/Vote: $0.19
Independent Backing: $0
Kapenga’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Constitution and Ethics (Co-chair); Financial Institutions; Health; Jobs, Economy and Mining; Labor.

2011-2012: Ways and Means; Insurance; Jobs, Economy and Small Business; Labor and Workforce Development.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $4,666
Self $0
Under $100 $3,897
$100 or more $33,662
PACs & Parties $4,990
Other Income $1,566

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-7/30/12**
In-District Out-District
$21,889 (65.0%) $11,773 (35.0%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.
**Campaign for special election in Senate District 33 began July 31, 2012.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/11-7/30/12**
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $5,275.00
Construction $4,450.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,289.00
Insurance $3,500.00
Real Estate $3,000.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,500.00
Agriculture $2,450.00
Natural Resources $1,750.00
Business $1,748.00
Health Professionals $1,650.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,600.00
Political/Ideological $1,240.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,100.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,050.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,000.00
Transportation $650.00
Road Construction $500.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $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.
**Campaign for special election in Senate District 33 began July 31, 2012.

Top Contributors
2009-July 2012*
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Kapenga, Chris & Cari Delafield, WI Legislator/Integrated Time Systems $54,528
Wilkey Family Nashotah, WI Fisher Barton Inc $2,750
Holton Family Waukesha, WI Dublin Contractors Inc $2,175
Van Der Ploeg, Jack & Carol Pewaukee, WI Zero-Zone Inc $1,750
Ehrsam, Thomas & Carol Hartland, WI National Insurance Service $1,250
Bryant, Anthony Waukesha, WI Century Fence Co $1,000
Chapman, Larry & KatyRose Hartland, WI Summerset Marine $1,000
Cherchian, Ara & Valerie Hartland, WI Cherchian Investments $1,000
Lubar, Sheldon & Marianne River Hills, WI Lubar & Co $1,000
McKeithan, DF & Patricia River Hills, WI Tamarack Petroleum Co $1,000
Nicholas, Ab & Nancy Chenequa, WI Nicholas Company Inc $1,000
Wolfberg, Dan & Lynne Glencoe, IL Payday Loan Store $1,000

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

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