2012 Campaign Finance Profile - John Murtha

Representative John Murtha (R) BaldwinPicture: Representative John MurthaAssembly District 29

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Murtha was first elected to the Assembly in 2006.

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

Corn PAC ($263) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Murtha.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Murtha
Raised: $39,090 - Spent: $36,091
Vote: 55.8% - Cost/Vote: $2.37
Independent Backing: $263
Swanson
Raised: $11,953 - Spent: $10,487
Vote: 44.0% - Cost/Vote: $0.87
Independent Backing: $0
Murtha’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Agriculture; Housing and Real Estate (Chair); International Trade and Commerce; Public Safety and Homeland Security; Rules; Rural Affairs.

2011-2012: Agriculture; Forestry; Housing (Chair); Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs; Rules.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $35,752
Self $0
Under $100 $4,570
$100 or more $25,320
PACs & Parties $9,200
Other Income $0

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$9,960 (39.3%) $15,360 (60.7%)

*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
Construction $6,070.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,850.00
Banking & Finance $2,550.00
Real Estate $2,250.00
Health Professionals $1,950.00
Agriculture $1,850.00
Transportation $1,680.00
Insurance $1,510.00
Road Construction $1,400.00
Business $1,200.00
Political/Ideological $1,200.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,200.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,150.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,070.00
Energy $1,050.00
Labor Unions $1,000.00
Natural Resources $1,000.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,000.00
Unknown $1,000.00
Education $690.00
Civil servant/public employee $300.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $250.00

*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
2005-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Doornink Family Baldwin, WI Jon-De-Farm $4,400
Lindus Family Hammond, WI Lindus Construction Inc $4,370
Derrick Family New Richmond, WI Derrick Construction Co $4,070
Giertz Family Menomonie, WI Bill's Distributing $3,613
Walton Family Bentonville, AR Walmart Stores $2,250
Hoffman Family Black River Falls, WI Hoffman Construction $2,200
Findlay, William & Ann Baldwin, WI CESA 10/United Hospital St Paul $1,890
Halle, Wes & Linda New Richmond, WI Halle Builder Inc $1,725
Monson, Betty Baldwin, WI United Parcel Service $1,700
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $1,500
Vrieze, John Baldwin, WI Emerald Dairy $1,500
Wanek Family Arcadia, WI Ashley Furniture Industries $1,500

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