2014 Campaign Finance Profile - Nancy Lynn VanderMeer

Representative Nancy Lynn VanderMeer (R) TomahPicture: Representative Nancy Lynn VanderMeerAssembly District 70

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2014 Election Notes and Background

Representative VanderMeer was first elected to the Assembly in 2014.

She was unopposed in the primary and defeated the Democratic incumbent in in the general election.

American Federation for Children Action Fund IE Committee ($25,050) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($149) made independent expenditures favoring Representative VanderMeer. Volunteers for Agriculture ($14,738) and Workers' Voice ($268) made independent expenditures supporting her opponent.

Jobs First Coalition (estimated $120,000) spend undisclosed sum on "issue ads" supporting VanderMeer.

2014 Campaign Finance Summary
VanderMeer
Raised: $238,058 - Spent: $238,010
Vote: 52.8% - Cost/Vote: $20.23
Disclosed Independent Backing: $25,199
Esimated "Issue Ad" Spending: $120,000
Vruwink
Raised: $116,021 - Spent: $116,509
Vote: 47.1% - Cost/Vote: $11.09
Disclosed Independent Backing: $15,006
Estimated "Issue Ad" Spending: $0
VanderMeer’s Committee Assignments

2015-2016: Agriculture; Consumer Protection; Mental Health Reform; Mining and Rural Development; Small Business Development; Veterans and Military Affairs (Vice-Chair).

2013-2014: Not yet elected.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/13** ($323)
Self $0
Under $100 $8,791
$100 or more $141,634
PACs & Parties $87,633
Other Income $0

*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
$24,485 (17.3%) $117,149 (82.7%)

*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
Political/Ideological $86,183.23
Business $20,402.00
Health Professionals $18,865.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $13,910.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $12,000.00
Road Construction $11,850.00
Construction $10,149.00
Banking & Finance $9,250.00
Energy $8,650.00
Agriculture $6,770.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $5,233.00
Insurance $4,450.00
Natural Resources $3,950.00
Health Services/Institutions $3,225.00
Transportation $2,525.00
Real Estate $2,350.00
Civil servant/public employee $2,300.00
Unknown $2,075.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,230.00
Education $1,150.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,150.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $1,100.00
Defense $250.00
Labor Unions $250.00

* 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
2011-2014
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
VanderMeer, Nancy Lynn Tomah, WI Candidate/VanderMeer Motor Co $25,075
Kennedy Family Janesville, WI Rock Road Companies $4,200
Habelman Family Tomah, WI Habelman Brothers Cranberry Growers $3,250
Michels Family Hartland, WI Michels Corp/Rob's Riverwood Salon & Spa $2,700
Aycox Family Suwanee, GA LoanMax $2,500
Cullen Family Waunakee, WI JP Cullen & Sons $2,499
Ramirez, Agustin Jr & Austin River Hills, WI Husco International $2,000
Sadoff Family Milwaukee, WI Badger Liquor $2,000
Rice, William & Debra Tomah, WI Retired $1,750
Henrichs, Scott & Wendy Rhinelander, WI Timber Land Chiropractic $1,700

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