2014 Campaign Finance Profile - Keith Ripp

Representative Keith Ripp (R) LodiPicture: Representative Keith RippAssembly District 42

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2014 Election Notes and Background

Representative Ripp was first elected to the Assembly in 2008.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

NRA Political Victory Fund ($492) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($155) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Ripp. Workers' Voice ($180) made indepenent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2014 Campaign Finance Summary
Ripp
Raised: $75,536 - Spent: $70,026
Vote: 57.5% - Cost/Vote: $4.92
Independent Backing: $647
Ferriter
Raised: $63,906 - Spent: $61,813
Vote: 42.5% - Cost/Vote: $5.88
Independent Backing: $180
Ripp’s Committee Assignments

2015-2016: Agriculture; Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage; State Affairs and Government Operations; Transportation (Chair); Workforce Development.

2013-2014: Agriculture; Rural Affairs; Small Business Development; State Affairs and Government Operations; Transportation (Chair); Ways and Means; Council on Highway Safety; Transportation Projects Commission.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/13** $18,311
Self $19,000
Under $100 $7,809
$100 or more $33,585
PACs & Parties $15,092
Other Income $50

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
**Beginning of candidate's election cycle.

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/13-12/31/14**
In-District Out-District
$14,484 (43.1%) $19,101 (56.9%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.

Excludes any returned and self contributions.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/13-12/31/14**
Interest Amount
Agriculture $11,749.00
Political/Ideological $4,792.07
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,515.00
Construction $4,202.00
Transportation $3,700.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,200.00
Unknown $2,050.00
Energy $1,850.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,850.00
Labor Unions $1,750.00
Banking & Finance $1,550.00
Business $1,474.32
Real Estate $1,450.00
Health Professionals $1,145.00
Insurance $950.00
Natural Resources $850.00
Road Construction $600.00
Civil servant/public employee $500.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $500.00
Health Services/Institutions $450.00
Education $300.00

* 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.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Top Contributors
2007-2014
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Ripp, Keith Lodi, WI Legislator $21,100
Madigan Family Portage, WI Madigan Refrigeration & Energy Systems/Lodi School District $3,500
Minick, Ronald & Jeannette Columbus, WI Farmer $2,700
Bussian, William & Linda De Forest, WI Farmer/DeForest Hometown Pharmacy $2,675
Cullen Family Janesville, WI JP Cullen & Sons $2,500
Meinholz Family De Forest, WI Blue Star Dairy Farms $2,400
Mulcahy, Mike & Catherine Dane, WI CJ's Lawn & Snow Service Inc/ORBIS Corp $2,300
Bakke, Gregg & Meredith De Forest, WI Bakke Chiropractic Clinic $2,000
Berg, Troy & Michelle Madison, WI Dane Manufacturing $2,000
Caldwell, Ronald & Nancy Arlington, WI Caldwell Farms $2,000
McCormick, Pierre Venice, FL Wisconsin Distributors $2,000
Minick, Randy Columbus, WI Farmer $2,000

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