2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Janis Ringhand

Representative Janis Ringhand (D) EvansvillePicture: Representative Janis RinghandAssembly District 45

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Ringhand was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

She won a two-way primary and faced Republican opposition in the general election.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Ringhand
Raised: $34,240 - Spent: $32,747
Vote: 63.8% - Cost/Vote: $2.08
Independent Backing: $0
Schmidt
Raised: $19,457 - Spent: $19,550
Vote: 36.0% - Cost/Vote: $2.20
Independent Backing: $0
Ringhand’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Government Operations and State Licensing; Small Business Development; State Affairs and Government Operations; Urban and Local Affairs; Veterans; Workforce Development.

2011-2012: Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs; Urban and Local Affairs; Veterans and Military Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $1,166
Self $500
Under $100 $9,419
$100 or more $15,948
PACs & Parties $8,350
Other Income $23

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$5,032 (31.6%) $10,916 (68.4%)

*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
Labor Unions $3,962.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,967.00
Health Professionals $2,825.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,013.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,925.00
Political/Ideological $1,750.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,701.67
Education $1,262.00
Insurance $1,100.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $650.00
Energy $600.00
Health Services/Institutions $600.00
Agriculture $550.00
Telecommunications & Computers $500.00
Real Estate $450.00
Construction $430.00
Banking & Finance $400.00
Transportation $200.00
Natural Resources $125.00
Business $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.

Top Contributors
2003-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Porter, Thomas Ross & Susan Kinast-Porter Monroe, WI Monroe Clinic/Mercy Health System $2,800
Frantz, John & Mary Monroe, WI Monroe Clinic $2,250
Ringhand, Janis & Gordy Evansville, WI Legislator $2,170
Thomson, John G & Mary New Glarus, WI Bank of New Glarus $2,100
Francois Family Belleville, WI Francois Oil Co/Thermo Electron $1,675
Berg, Roger & Brenda Evansville, WI Berg Realtors/Evansville School District $1,500
Katz, Donald & Rebecca Krantz Madison, WI Many Stones Consulting/
East Isthmus Neighborhoods Planning
$1,500
Schmidt, Warren & Margaret Brooklyn, WI Attorney $1,280
Brzezinski, Tracy & Mark Evansville, WI Petterson Plumbing $1,250
Furgal, Michael & Marian Monroe, WI Retired $1,175

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