2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Gary Tauchen

Representative Gary Tauchen (R) BonduelPicture: Representative Gary TauchenAssembly District 6

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Tauchen was first elected to the Assembly in 2006.

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

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

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Tauchen
Raised: $24,442 - Spent: $22,468
Vote: 59.4% - Cost/Vote: $1.46
Independent Backing: $96
Powers
Raised: $7,985 - Spent: $7,985
Vote: 40.5% - Cost/Vote: $0.76
Independent Backing: $0
Tauchen’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Agriculture; Constitution and Ethics; International Trade and Commerce; Rural Affairs (Chair); Small Business Development (Chair); State and Local Finance.

2011-2012: Agriculture; Election and Campaign Reform (Chair); Energy and Utilities; Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $1,517
Self $0
Under $100 $3,879
$100 or more $12,830
PACs & Parties $7,700
Other Income $33

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$3,350 (26.1%) $9,480 (73.9%)

*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
Agriculture $6,850.00
Banking & Finance $2,300.00
Political/Ideological $1,300.00
Real Estate $1,300.00
Energy $1,155.00
Telecommunications & Computers $950.00
Health Professionals $800.00
Natural Resources $750.00
Transportation $750.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $725.00
Health Services/Institutions $700.00
Business $650.00
Insurance $500.00
Road Construction $400.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $350.00
Construction $300.00
Labor Unions $250.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $200.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $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
2005-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Tauchen Family Bonduel, WI Legislator/Tauchen Harmony Valley Farm $41,050
Ostrom, James & Annette De Pere, WI Milksource/Pfizer Pharmaceuticals $2,000
Vosters, John & Keri Freedom, WI Milksource $1,500
Weyers, Ronald & Colleen Green Bay, WI Regency Center $1,500
Jacobs, John III De Pere, WI Green Valley Dairy $1,250
Robaidek, Russell & Kris Pulaski, WI Nutrient applicator $950
OHarrow, Timothy Oconto Falls, WI OHarrows Inc $900
Zelten, Patrick & Deborah Pulaski, WI Dairy farmer $900
OHarrow, Todd & Megan Freedom, WI Milksource $750
VandenBrook, Timothy Bonduel, WI Vandenbrook Ford $750
Willer, Todd Kaukauna, WI Milksource $750

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