2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Joel Kleefisch

Representative Joel Kleefisch (R) OconomowocPicture: Representative Joel KleefischAssembly District 38

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Kleefisch was first elected to the Assembly in 2004.

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

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $38,832 - Spent: $23,049
Vote: 58.5% - Cost/Vote: $1.22
Independent Backing: $0
Raised: $10,445 - Spent: $10,425
Vote: 39.0% - Cost/Vote: $0.81
Independent Backing: $0
Kleefisch’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Corrections; Criminal Justice (Chair); Labor; Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage; State Affairs and Government Operations; Tourism.

2011-2012: Natural Resources; Finance; Joint Finance; Joint Review on Criminal Penalties (Co-chair); Special Committee on Spousal Maintenance Awards in Divorce Proceedings; Special Committee on Justice Reinvestment Initiative Oversight.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $5,716
Self $0
Under $100 $5,977
$100 or more $26,280
PACs & Parties $6,575
Other Income $0

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$7,050 (26.8%) $19,230 (73.2%)

*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
Banking & Finance $5,100.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $3,850.00
Construction $3,550.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,550.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,400.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,125.00
Real Estate $1,600.00
Business $1,300.00
Agriculture $1,250.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,125.00
Unknown $1,000.00
Political/Ideological $975.00
Transportation $950.00
Health Professionals $900.00
Natural Resources $750.00
Telecommunications & Computers $750.00
Road Construction $630.00
Education $550.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $500.00
Labor Unions $400.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00
Energy $200.00
Insurance $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
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Zignego Family Hartford, WI Zignego Co $3,550
Eisenga, Michael & Claire Columbus, WI First American Funding $3,500
Hepp, Gerald & Linda Watertown, WI Jerry Hepp Excavating Inc $3,150
Hultquist, Robert & Mary Oconomowoc, WI Attorney $2,950
Eyers, William & Dana Oconomowoc, WI Ever Dry Waterproofing $2,500
Gende, James J II & Angela Delafield, WI Gende Law Offices/Goff Auto Body $2,200
Wiesner, John & Lisa Oconomowoc, WI John T Wiesner Real Estate $2,200
Taylor, Don Waukesha, WI Waukesha State Bank $2,025
Kwapil, Don Watertown, WI River City Distributing Co $2,000
Manders, RJ II Oconomowoc, WI Auto Connections $2,000

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