2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Dean Knudson

Representative Dean Knudson (R) HudsonPicture: Representative Dean KnudsonAssembly District 30

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Knudson was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

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

Koch Industries Inc. ($96) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Knudson.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Knudson
Raised: $58,170 - Spent: $64,412
Vote: 55.8% - Cost/Vote: $3.73
Independent Backing: $96
Odeen
Raised: $54,287 - Spent: $53,719
Vote: 44.1% - Cost/Vote: $3.93
Independent Backing: $0
Knudson’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Colleges and Universities; Finance; Joint Finance; Common Core Standards.

2011-2012: Colleges and Universities; Education; Urban and Local Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $9,433
Self $0
Under $100 $6,770
$100 or more $43,300
PACs & Parties $7,848
Other Income $251

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$31,310 (73.0%) $11,590 (27.0%)

*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*
1/1/11-12/31/12
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $10,475.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $5,600.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $4,950.00
Transportation $4,520.00
Banking & Finance $2,950.00
Health Professionals $2,475.00
Unknown $2,350.00
Business $2,275.00
Energy $1,935.00
Real Estate $1,900.00
Construction $1,470.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,450.00
Natural Resources $1,350.00
Insurance $1,300.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,250.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,200.00
Political/Ideological $973.33
Non-Profit/Social Services $800.00
Agriculture $700.00
Civil servant/public employee $500.00
Road Construction $200.00
Education $125.00

*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
2009-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Hood, Timothy & Wendy Hudson, WI Delta Airlines $2,000
Nelson, Grant & Carol Prescott, WI Retired $2,000
Umbel, Thomas & Susan Hudson, WI Hologic Inc/Property management $2,000
Metcalf, Stephen & Kathy Hudson, WI Air Motion Systems $1,750
Rinehart, Richard & Carol River Falls, WI Dick's Market $1,700
Hamill, Steven & Carla Hudson, WI Winslow Capital $1,650
Burchill, Alan & Jill Hudson, WI St Croix Valley Insurance/Salo LLC $1,500
Jarvis Family Afton, MN Afton House Inn & Cruise $1,500
Vance, Kevin & Rita Hudson, WI Taco Johns $1,500
Wenck, David & Joyce Hudson, WI Retired $1,300

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