2014 Campaign Finance Profile - Todd Novak

Representative Todd Novak (R) DodgevillePicture: Representative Todd NovakAssembly District 51

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2014 Election Notes and Background

Representative Novak was first elected to the Assembly in 2014.

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

American Federation for Children Action Fund IE Committee ($122,996), NRA Political Victory Fund ($492) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($155) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Novak.

2014 Campaign Finance Summary
Novak
Raised: $132,907 - Spent: $127,165
Vote: 47.5% - Cost/Vote: $11.95
Independent Backing: $123,643
Cates
Raised: $122,191 - Spent: $119,052
Vote: 47.2% - Cost/Vote: $11.26
Independent Backing: $0
Novak’s Committee Assignments

2015-2016: Agriculture (Vice-Chair); Criminal Justice and Public Safety; Mental Health Reform; Mining and Rural Development; Urban and Local Affairs; Ways and Means.

2013-2014: Not yet elected.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/14** $0
Self $803
Under $100 $8,524
$100 or more $96,972
PACs & Parties $26,608
Other Income $0

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

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/14-12/31/14**
In-District Out-District
$30,553 (31.5%) $66,419 (68.5%)

*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*
1/1/14-12/31/14**
Interest Amount
Political/Ideological $20,658.17
Agriculture $12,900.00
Road Construction $11,050.00
Health Professionals $9,230.00
Business $8,897.97
Real Estate $8,700.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $8,530.00
Construction $6,799.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $6,750.00
Banking & Finance $6,200.00
Insurance $4,550.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,950.00
Transportation $2,850.00
Natural Resources $2,550.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,350.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,230.00
Energy $1,885.00
Education $1,350.00
Unknown $1,000.00
Telecommunications & Computers $600.00
Civil servant/public employee $550.00

*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
2014
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Buholzer Family Monroe, WI Klondike Cheese Factory $3,000
Ritchie-Hallada Family Dodgeville, WI Ritchie Implement Inc/Hallada Auto Group/
Suby Von Haden & Associates (SVA CPAs)
$2,500
Kraemer-Peterson Family Madison, WI Edward Kraemer & Sons Construction $1,500
Hoffman, Mark & James Black River Falls, WI Hoffman Construction $1,050
Bechthold Family Mequon, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $1,000
DeVos, Richard & Betsy Grand Rapids, MI Alticor/Windquest $1,000
Fedler, Ronald & Jan Dodgeville, WI Gold Leaf Development $1,000
Frank, Joel & Mike Middleton, WI Frank Liquor Co $1,000
James, Peter & Kara Fennimore, WI H James & Sons Inc $1,000
Jewell, Greg & Lisa Dodgeville, WI Jewell Associates Engineers $1,000
Kennedy, Robert Jr & William Janesville, WI Rock Road Companies $1,000
Michels, Patrick & Timothy Hartland, WI Michels Corp $1,000
Peterson, Timothy & John Medford, WI James Peterson & Sons $1,000
Rapp, Eric & Irene Avoca, WI Peoples Community Bank $1,000
Sadoff, Lacy & Gary Milwaukee, WI Badger Liquor $1,000
Schildt, Gary & Terri East Troy, WI Hypro Inc $1,000

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