2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Dean R. Kaufert

Representative Dean R. Kaufert (R) NeenahPicture: Representative Dean R. KaufertAssembly District 55

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Kaufert was first elected to the Assembly in 1990.

He won a two-way primary and faced Democratic and Independent opposition in the general election.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $23,944 - Spent: $36,188
Vote: 63.0% - Cost/Vote: $1.89
Independent Backing: $0
Raised: $13,193 - Spent: $12,969
Vote: 33.6% - Cost/Vote: $1.27
Independent Backing: $0
Kaufert’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Review of Administrative Rules; Financial Insitutions; Small Business Development; Tourism (Chair); Transportation; Joint Review of Adminstrative Rules; Building Commission; Council on Tourism.

2011-2012: Financial Institutions; Health; Tourism, Recreation and State Properites (Chair); Joint Legislative Council; Special Committee on Enhancing Recreational Trails for Non-Motorized Use; Special Committee on Municipal Annexation.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $73,149
Self $0
Under $100 $1,050
$100 or more $14,812
PACs & Parties $7,850
Other Income $232

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$4,500 (30.4%) $10,312 (69.6%)

*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*
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $6,037.00
Banking & Finance $2,250.00
Insurance $2,050.00
Labor Unions $1,750.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,425.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,100.00
Agriculture $1,000.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,000.00
Road Construction $1,000.00
Construction $850.00
Transportation $800.00
Political/Ideological $600.00
Business $550.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $500.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $450.00
Unknown $400.00
Real Estate $350.00
Natural Resources $250.00
Telecommunications & Computers $200.00
Civil servant/public employee $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
Scherer, Thomas & Cynthia Oshkosh, WI Scherer Chiropractic Clinic $3,375
Kippenhan Family Hortonville, WI Miron Co Inc $1,650
Voss, David G Jr & Jane Larsen, WI Miron Co Inc $1,600
Zaug, Allen & Cheryl Casey-Zaug Neenah, WI Zaug's Vending & Food $1,575
Davis, David & Jared Cincinnati, OH Check N Go $1,500
Emenecker, Greg & Linda Neenah, WI PACUR $1,500
Gerrard, M William La Crosse, WI Gerrard Ventures $1,500
McCormick, Pierre Venice, FL Wisconsin Distributors $1,500
Wolfberg, Daniel & Robert Glencoe, IL Payday Loan Store $1,500
Prosser, Thomas Neenah, WI Retired $1,400

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