2013 Special Election Profile - Jessie Rodriguez

Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R) FranklinPicture: Representative Jessie RodriguezAssembly District 21

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2013 Special Election Notes and Background

Representative Rodriguez was first elected to the Assembly in a November 2013 special election.

She won a five-way primary and faced Democratic opposition in the special election.

American Federation for Children Action Fund IE Committee ($45,647), Jobs First Coalition Political Fund ($53,000), Wisconsin Family Action Inc - 1.91 Account ($3) and Wisconsin Right to Life O.M.I.D. ($500) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Rodriguez. Greater Wisconsin Political Expenditure Fund ($30,815) and Voces de la Frontera Action Committee ($342) made independent expenditures supporting her opponent.

The Wisconsin Homeowners Alliance spent undisclosed sums on "issue ads" supporting Representative Rodriguez.

2013 Special Election Finance Summary
Rodriguez
Raised: $68,976 - Spent: $51,484
Vote: 56.3% - Cost/Vote: $11.30
Independent Backing: $99,149
Coppola
Raised: $48,805 - Spent: $43,321
Vote: 43.6% - Cost/Vote: $12.30
Independent Backing: $31,157
Rodriguez’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Criminal Justice; Education; Health; Jobs, Economy and Mining; Joint Legislative Council.

2011-2012: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 7/1/13 $0
Self $0
Under $100 $7,928
$100 or more $50,906
PACs & Parties $10,143
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
$2,065 (4.1%) $48,841 (95.9%)

*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*
7/1/13-12/31/13
Interest Amount
Political/Ideological $5,492.81
Health Professionals $5,200.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $5,000.00
Banking & Finance $4,850.00
Real Estate $4,475.00
Insurance $4,400.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $4,300.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,280.52
Business $3,775.00
Health Services/Institutions $3,350.00
Construction $2,945.00
Energy $2,750.00
Unknown $1,980.00
Road Construction $1,600.00
Transportation $1,500.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,100.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,025.00
Education $900.00
Civil servant/public employee $625.00
Labor Unions $500.00
Natural Resources $500.00
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
2013
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Cullen Family Waunakee, WI JP Cullen & Sons $1,500
Aycox, Rod & Leslie Alpharetta, GA LoanMax $1,000
DeVos, Dick & Betsy Grand Rapids, MI Alticor/Windquest $1,000
Mayer, Scott & Suzanne M Franklin, WI QPS Employment Group $1,000
Olivas, Ivan & Tamara Grafton, WI Rockwell Automation/Hispanics for School Choice $1,000
Rodriguez, Dana & Jesus Oak Creek, WI Padre Pio Clinic $1,000
Sadoff, Gary & Lacey Milwaukee, WI Badger Liquor $1,000

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