Updated: January 27, 2014
Senator Fitzgerald was first elected to the Senate in 1994.
Recall elections were held in four Senate districts in 2012 including Senator Fitzgerald's district. He had no primary opposition and he faced Democratic and Independent opposition in the recall election
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($819), We Are Wisconsin Political Fund ($25,210) and Wisconsin Education Assocation Council ($1,464) made independent expenditures supporting his Democratic opponent.
Center for Union Facts and Club for Growth Wisconsin spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" supporting Senator Fitzgerald. Greater Wisconsin Committee spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" in opposition.
2012 Recall Election Finance Summary
Raised: $837,029 - Spent: $647,149
Vote: 58.3% - Cost/Vote: $13.73
Disclosed Independent Spending: $1,335
Raised: $264,622 - Spent: $258,701
Vote: 40.7% - Cost/Vote: $7.86
Disclosed Independent Spending: $27,493
Fitzgerald’s Committee Assignments
2013-2014: Senate Organization (Chair); Joint Employment Relations; Joint Legislative Organization; Joint Legislative Council.
2011-2012: Senate Organization (Chair); Joint Legislative Organization; Joint Employment Relations; Conference on January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11 (Co-chair); Joint Legislative Council; Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations.
*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
|$81,389 (14.3%)||$486,753 (85.7%)|
*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||$59,115.00|
|Banking & Finance||$37,658.00|
|Telecommunications & Computers||$17,020.00|
|Civil servant/public employee||$4,735.00|
*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.
|Fitzgerald, Scott & Lisa||Juneau, WI||Legislator/Waupun School District||$31,734|
|Fabick, Jere||Oconomowoc, WI||Fabco Equipment Inc||$16,000|
|Madrigrano Family||Brookfield, WI||WOW Distributing/CJW Distributors||$8,403|
|Wolfberg Family||Winnetka, IL||Payday Loan Store||$8,000|
|Kraut Family||Oconomowoc, WI||Genesee Aggregate Co/American State Equipment||$6,980|
|Michels Family||Hartland, WI||Michels Corp||$6,550|
|Foulkes, Duane & Kathy||Beaver Dam, WI||Apache Stainless Steel||$6,125|
|Alexander, Joseph M||Madison, WI||Alexander Co||$5,250|
|Mckeithan, Daniel Jr||Milwaukee, WI||Tamarack Petroleum Co||$5,000|
|Schierl, Paul||Green Bay, WI||Cornerstone Foundation or NE Wisconsin||$5,000|