2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Julie Lassa

Senator Julie Lassa (D) Stevens PointPicture: Senator Julie LassaSenate District 24

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Senator Lassa was first elected to the Assembly in 1998 and to the Senate in an April 2003 special election.

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

Corn PAC ($338), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($314) and Workers' Voice ($23) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Lassa. Wisconsin Family Action Inc - 1.91 Account ($5,231) made independent expenditures supporting her opponent.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Lassa
Raised: $163,871 - Spent: $218,223
Vote: 56.6% - Cost/Vote: $4.48
Independent Backing: $675
Noble
Raised: $25,762 - Spent: $25,745
Vote: 43.3% - Cost/Vote: $0.69
Independent Backing: $5,231
Lassa’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism; Economic Development and Local Government; Financial Institutions and Rural Issues; Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.

2011-2012: Economic Development and Veterans and Military Affairs; Financial Institutions and Rural Issues; Joint Legislative Audit; Special Committee on Performance-Based Disease Management Programs for Large Population (Chair).


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $84,469
Self $0
Under $100 $62,883
$100 or more $75,638
PACs & Parties $17,900
Other Income $7,500

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/09-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$22,366 (30.1%) $52,047 (69.9%)

*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*
1/1/09-12/31/12
Interest Amount
Insurance $13,300.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $9,730.00
Health Professionals $9,585.00
Banking & Finance $6,688.00
Health Services/Institutions $6,050.00
Unknown $5,750.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $5,525.00
Energy $5,120.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,865.00
Labor Unions $3,175.00
Education $3,000.00
Construction $2,800.00
Natural Resources $2,570.00
Telecommunications & Computers $2,100.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $2,000.00
Real Estate $2,000.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,810.00
Agriculture $1,650.00
Business $1,595.00
Transportation $1,300.00
Political/Ideological $450.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $250.00
Defense $125.00

*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
1997-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Lassa, Julie & John Moe Plover, WI Legislator/Congressman Dave Obey $9,532
Schierl Family Stevens Point, WI Schierl Inc $7,164
Melski, John & Linda Marshfield, WI Marshfield Clinic $3,714
Spoerl, Robert Waupaca, WI General Beer $3,577
Glenzer, Kurt & Laurence Jr Plover, WI McDill Auto Wrecking $3,450
Brown, Dennis Stevens Point, WI Delta Dental $2,600
Schuh, Dale Stevens Point, WI Sentry Insurance $2,600
Okray Family Plover, WI Okray Produce Co $2,560
Roehl, Everett & Richard Marshfield, WI Roehl Transport $2,500
LaBelle, Albert Jr Marshfield, WI Retired $2,100

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