2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Amy Sue Vruwink

Representative Amy Sue Vruwink (D) MilladorePicture: Representative Amy Sue VruwinkAssembly District 70

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Vruwink was first elected to the Assembly in 2002.

She was unopposed in the primary and faced Republican opposition in the general election.

America Votes Action Fund ($2,780), Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund ($35,623), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc ($1,795), Volunteers for Agriculture ($20,568) and Workers' Voice ($386) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Vruwink. Wisconsin Right to Life O.M.I.D. ($1,500) made independent expenditures supporting her opponent.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Vruwink
Raised: $54,893 - Spent: $98,786
Vote: 50.2% - Cost/Vote: $7.31
Independent Backing: $61,151
VanderMeer
Raised: $158,691 - Spent: $159,014
Vote: 49.7% - Cost/Vote: $11.89
Independent Backing: $1,500
Vruwink’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Agriculture; Rural Affairs; Transportation; Veterans; Special Committee on 911 Communications.

2011-2012: Agriculture; Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs; Transportation; Special Committee on Health Care Access; Special Committee on Powers and Duties of Coroners and Medical Examiners; Special Committee on Review of Spousal Maintenance Awards in Divorce Proceedings.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $47,526
Self $225
Under $100 $13,424
$100 or more $34,094
PACs & Parties $7,150
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
$6,032 (17.7%) $28,063 (82.3%)

*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 $5,727.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $3,862.03
Labor Unions $3,150.00
Health Professionals $2,950.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,850.00
Transportation $2,780.00
Unknown $2,725.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,488.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,850.00
Natural Resources $1,775.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,750.00
Insurance $1,665.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,620.00
Banking & Finance $1,350.00
Business $1,337.50
Energy $1,000.00
Political/Ideological $700.00
Telecommunications & Computers $500.00
Education $482.00
Construction $432.50
Real Estate $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
1999-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Melski, John & Linda Marshfield, WI Marshfield Clinic $3,800
Miller Family Arpin, WI Miller CPA & Consulting/Auburndale Public Schools $2,895
Paul Family Wisconsin Rapids, WI Renaissance Learning System $2,600
Spoerl, Robert Waupaca, WI General Beer $2,575
Hilgart Family Auburndale, WI Hilgart Farms/Marshfield Clinic $2,320
Vruwink, Thomas Wisconsin Rapids, WI TJ Auto Repair $2,290
Rosenthal, Cody & Wendy Wisconsin Rapids, WI Haessley & Haessley/8th Street Auto $2,110
Vidaillet, Debbie & Humberto Marshfield, WI Marshfield Clinic $2,030
Vruwink Family Wisconsin Rapids, WI Legislator/Wood County Social Services/
Van Beck Vending & Amusements/8th Street Auto
$1,894
Swetz, George & Helen Auburndale, WI Swetz Oil Co $1,875

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