Updated: January 27, 2014
Senator Gudex was first elected to the Senate in 2012.
He was unopposed in the primary and defeated the Democratic incumbent in the general election.
American Federation for Children Action Fund IE Committee ($145,259), Wisconsin Family Action Inc - 1.91 Account ($6,683) and Wisconsin Right to Life O.M.I.D. ($5,611) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Gudex.
America Votes Action Fund ($7,323), Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund ($706,378), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc ($1,728), We Are Wisconsin Political Fund ($146,942), Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters IE Committee ($32,422), Workers' Voice ($5,443) and Working America ($8,013) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.
2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $332,877 - Spent: $315,095
Vote: 50.3% - Cost/Vote: $7.31
Disclosed Independent Spending: $157,554
Estimated "Issue Ad" Spending: $1,080,000
Raised: $261,576 - Spent: $275,674
Vote: 49.6% - Cost/Vote: $6.49
Independent Spending: $908,250
Estimated "Issue Ad" Spending: $0
Gudex’s Committee Assignments
2013-2014: Economic Development and Local Government (Chair); Education; Government Operations, Public Works and Telecommunications; Universities and Technical Colleges; Joint Information Policy and Technology.
2011-2012: Not yet elected.
*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
|$65,741 (24.0%)||$207,750 (76.0%)|
*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.
Individuals and Committees*
|Manufacturing & Distributing||$39,360.00|
|Banking & Finance||$20,450.00|
|Telecommunications & Computers||$7,433.65|
|Civil servant/public employee||$1,875.00|
*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.
|Michels Family||Hartland, WI||Michels Corp/Rob's Riverwood Salon & Spa||$7,000|
|Stayer-Maloney Family||Sheboygan, WI||Johnsonville Foods||$4,000|
|Jorgensen Family||Oconomowoc, WI||VJS Construction Services||$2,200|
|Colwin, Joseph & Dawn||Campbellsport, WI||Mid-State Aluminum||$2,000|
|Gallun, Edwin||Hartland, WI||Metalcraft of Mayville||$2,000|
|Kellner, Ted D & Mary||Mequon, WI||Fiduciary Management/Kelben Foundation Inc||$2,000|
|Kern, Robert & Patricia||Waukesha, WI||Generac Corp||$2,000|
|Kohler, Terry & Mary||Sheboygan, WI||Windway Capital||$2,000|
|Zietlow, Donald & LaVonne||Onalaska, WI||Kwik Trip||$2,000|
|Ahern Family||Fond du Lac, WI||JF Ahern Co/BCI Burke LLC||$1,600|