2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Stephen Smith

Representative Stephen Smith (D) Shell LakePicture: Representative Stephen SmithAssembly District 75

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Smith was first elected to the Assembly in 2012.

He was unopposed in the primary and defeated the Republican incumbent in the general election.

America Votes Action Fund ($2,995), Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund ($31,745) and Workers' Voice made independent expenditures favoring Representative Smith. Wisconsin REALTORS Political Fund - 1.91 Account ($17,352) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $71,285 - Spent: $66,863
Vote: 51.0% - Cost/Vote: $4.63
Independent Backing: $34,946
Raised: $134,278 - Spent: $124,169
Vote: 48.9% - Cost/Vote: $8.97
Independent Backing: $17,352
Smith’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Agriculture; Rural Affairs; Small Business Development.

2011-2012: Not yet elected.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $0
Self $6,785
Under $100 $18,346
$100 or more $35,013
PACs & Parties $10,932
Other Income $209

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$25,318 (72.3%) $9,695 (27.7%)

*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*
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $13,970.95
Political/Ideological $6,706.83
Labor Unions $5,780.00
Education $3,507.50
Health Professionals $3,400.00
Unknown $3,100.00
Civil servant/public employee $2,600.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,710.00
Agriculture $1,320.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $900.00
Business $800.00
Real Estate $600.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $450.00
Banking & Finance $400.00
Construction $200.00
Health Services/Institutions $200.00
Transportation $200.00
Energy $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
Smith, Stephen J Shell Lake, WI Candidate/Rainbow Home Center $6,785
Wolner, Daniel & Polly Rice Lake, WI Marshfield Clinic/Rice Lake City Council $850
Rindsig, Russell & Karen Sarona, WI Farmer $820
Brewster, Ronald & Doris New Auburn, WI Retired $800
Fossum, Robert & Robin Chetek, WI Retired $600
Frantz, John Madison, WI Retired $500
Glick, James Edina, MN Retired $500
Kessler, Frederick Milwaukee, WI Legislator $500
Kratochvil, Mary Jo Rice Lake, WI Retired $500
Rosenberg, Lucille Milwaukee, WI Psychiatrist $500
Smith, William Kennedy Rice Lake, WI Coldwell Banker Brenizer $500
Thompson, Jesse McFarland, WI University of Wisconsin $500
Thompson, Kevin Milwaukee, WI Bevco Engineering Co Inc $500
Vogel, James & Betty Chetek, WI Retired $500
Weinstein, Frances Madison, WI General Beverage $500
Wilson, Joan Rice Lake, WI Dentist $500

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