2013 Special Election Profile - Ken Skowronski

Representative Ken Skowronski (R) Franklin Picture: Representative Ken SkowronskiAssembly District 82

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2013 Special Election Notes and Background

Representative Skowronski was first elected to the Assembly in a December 2013 special election.

He won a four-way primary and faced Democratic opposition in the special election.

Wisconsin Right to Life O.M.I.D. ($250) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Skowronski. American Federation for Children Action Fund IE Committee ($19,260) made independent expenditures supporting one of his primary opponents. Citizens of Franklin 6th District ($250) made independent expenditures in the primary opposing Skowronski's nomination but did not indicate a preference for a particular candidate.

The Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund ($2,358) made independent expenditures on behalf of his Democratic opponent.

2013 Special Election Finance Summary
Skowronski
Raised: $60,942 - Spent: $60,914
Vote: 64.2% - Cost/Vote: $15.33
Independent Backing: $250
Hermes
Raised: $26,496 - Spent: $26,152
Vote: 35.7% - Cost/Vote: $11.83
Independent Backing: $2,358
Skowronski’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Health; Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage; Urban and Local Affairs; Veterans; Ways and Means.

2011-2012: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 7/1/13 $0
Self $34,000
Under $100 $2,186
$100 or more $18,456
PACs & Parties $6,300
Other Income $0

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
7/1/13-12/31/13

In-District Out-District
$11,081 (60.0%) $7,375 (40.0%)

*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*
7/1/13-12/31/13
Interest Amount
Construction $2,450.00
Unknown $2,300.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,875.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,850.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,750.93
Political/Ideological $1,700.00
Real Estate $1,550.00
Insurance $1,500.00
Natural Resources $1,300.00
Transportation $1,005.00
Road Construction $1,000.00
Telecommunications & Computers $950.00
Health Professionals $925.00
Business $850.00
Banking & Finance $750.00
Energy $700.00
Civil servant/public employee $600.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $550.00
Labor Unions $500.00
Health Services/Institutions $450.00
Education $200.00

*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
2013
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Skowronski, Kenneth P Franklin, WI KS Remodelers/Candidate $34,000
Masters, Cash & Gina Greendale, WI Kinetic Co Inc $1,000
Breunig, Diane & Kendall Greendale, WI Sunset Investors $750
Khullar, Anup & Kavita Mequon, WI Priya Corp $600

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