2014 Campaign Finance Profile - Chris Danou

Representative Chris Danou (D) TrempealeauPicture: Representative Chris DanouAssembly District 92

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2014 Election Notes and Background

Representative Danou was first elected to the Assembly in 2008.

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

Wisconsin Family Action Inc. - 1.19 Account ($86) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($155) made independent expenditures favoring his opponent.

2014 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $19,842 - Spent: $7,791
Vote: 56.6% - Cost/Vote: $0.66
Independent Backing: $0
Raised: $12,891 - Spent: $12,730
Vote: 43.4% - Cost/Vote: $1.40
Independent Backing: $241
Danou’s Committee Assignments

2015-2016: Agriculture; Insurance; Mining and Rural Development; Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage; Transportation.

2013-2014: Agriculture; Environment and Forestry; Insurance; Natural Resouces and Sporting Heritage; Transportation; Speaker's Taskforce on Mental Health; Speaker's Taskforce on Rural Schools.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/13** $9,512
Self $750
Under $100 $1,787
$100 or more $7,905
PACs & Parties $9,400
Other Income $0

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

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$1,005 (12.7%) $6,900 (87.3%)

*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*
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $3,750.00
Insurance $1,800.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,500.00
Energy $1,350.00
Agriculture $1,300.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,100.00
Health Services/Institutions $985.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $850.00
Banking & Finance $800.00
Health Professionals $770.00
Natural Resources $600.00
Business $500.00
Education $500.00
Construction $400.00
Political/Ideological $350.00
Transportation $350.00
Real Estate $300.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00

* 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
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Danou, Chris Trempealeau, WI Legislator $8,240
Danou Family La Crosse, WI Viterbo University $5,000
Hasan, Hussain & Erika Hasan-Danou Elgin, IL RSM McGladrey Inc/Writer $3,500
Mathews, George & Niki Danou Minneapolis, MN Northwest Airlines/Minnetonka School District $2,550
Doane, Russell Menomonie, WI Chippewa Valley Bean Co $2,500
Katz, Donald & Rebecca Madison, WI Investor/Non-profit organization management $1,500
Schwartz, Ambrose & Diane Trempealeau, WI Four Mile Gentlemen's Club $1,350
McCarron, Kevin Oak Park, IL Oak Park School District $1,300
Halverson, Rick & Michelle Fountain City, WI Great River Organic Milling/Winona State University $1,146
Greshik, Joseph & Joan Cochrane, WI Retired $1,100
Meredith, Kate Trempealeau, WI Education $1,100

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