2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Glenn Grothman

Senator Glenn Grothman (R) West BendPicture: Senator Glenn GrothmanSenate District 20

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig MoneyProfile Index

2012 Election Notes and Background

Senator Grothman was first elected to the Assembly in a December 1993 special election and to the Senate in 2008.

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

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Grothman
Raised: $236,502 - Spent: $156,964
Vote: 68.6% - Cost/Vote: $2.35
Independent Backing: $0
Lohr
Raised: $51,840 - Spent: $50,839
Vote: 31.3% - Cost/Vote: $1.67
Independent Backing: $0
Grothman’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Finance; Judiciary and Labor (Chair); Senate Organization; Workforce Development, Forestry, Mining and Revenue; Joint Finance; Joint Legislative Organization; Special Committee on Improving Educational Opportunities in High School; Special Committee on Symposia Series on State Income Tax Reform Information; Judicial Council; Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.

2011-2012: Review of Administrative Rules; Education; Finance; Labor, Public Safety and Urban Affairs; Senate Organization; Joint Review of Administrative Rules; Joint Finance; Joint Legislative Organization; Special Committee on Judicial Discipline and Recusal.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $9,774
Self $4,764
Under $100 $53,520
$100 or more $157,180
PACs & Parties $20,525
Other Income $513

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/09-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$97,895 (62.4%) $59,085 (37.6%)

*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*
1/1/09-12/31/12
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $32,365.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $17,825.00
Construction $15,770.00
Health Professionals $13,306.00
Banking & Finance $12,174.00
Insurance $10,775.00
Agriculture $10,300.00
Business $9,300.00
Real Estate $9,100.00
Health Services/Institutions $9,050.00
Transportation $6,875.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $4,485.00
Unknown $4,280.00
Road Construction $3,950.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,900.00
Energy $3,600.00
Political/Ideological $3,500.00
Telecommunications & Computers $2,500.00
Education $1,850.00
Natural Resources $1,500.00
Civil servant/public employee $600.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $500.00

*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
1993-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Grothman, Glenn West Bend, WI Legislator $55,883
Zignego Family Waukesha, WI Zignego Co $15,850
Stangl Family West Bend, WI Weimer Bearing & Transmission Inc $7,050
Ziegler Family West Bend, WI BC Ziegler Co/Ziegler-Limbach Inc/West Bend Mutual Insurance $6,070
Harder, Trevor & Maureen Colgate, WI Retired $5,400
Gonring Family Kewaskum, WI West Bend Elevator $4,450
Melotik, Paul & Wendy Grafton, WI Fire Ridge Country Club $3,115
Gerard, Kevin Bayside, WI Gerard Asset Management $3,000
Ziegler Family Oconomowoc, WI Inpro Corp $3,000
Gehl, Elizabeth Allenton, WI Retired $2,725

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig MoneyProfile Index