2014 Campaign Finance Profile - Devin LeMahieu

Senator Devin LeMahieu (R) OostburgPicture: Senator Devin LeMahieuSenate District 9

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2014 Election Notes and Background

Senator Lemahieu was first elected to the Senate in 2014.

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

NRA Political Victory Fund ($666), Wisconsin Family Action Inc. - 1.19 Account ($620) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($518) made independent expenditures favoring Senator LeMahieu. We Are Wisconsin Political Fund ($64,034) and Workers' Voice ($8,884) made independent expenditures favoring his opponent.

2014 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $275,911 - Spent: $228,032
Vote: 60.0% - Cost/Vote: $5.28
Independent Backing: $1,805
Raised: $252,656 - Spent: $247,255
Vote: 39.4% - Cost/Vote: $8.59
Independent Backing: $72,918
Lemahieu’s Committee Assignments

2015-2016: Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism; Elections and Local Government (Chair); Health and Human Services; Joint Review of Administrative Rules; Joint Survey on Tax Exemptions (Co-Chair).

2013-2014: Not yet elected.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/13** $13
Self $1,500
Under $100 $17,348
$100 or more $203,797
PACs & Parties $53,266
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
$56,377 (27.7%) $147,420 (72.3%)

*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
Construction $24,653.73
Health Professionals $22,975.00
Road Construction $20,900.00
Banking & Finance $20,894.12
Political/Ideological $18,141.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $17,138.20
Manufacturing & Distributing $17,125.00
Agriculture $14,475.00
Business $13,969.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $13,500.00
Insurance $10,955.00
Health Services/Institutions $10,500.00
Real Estate $8,025.00
Energy $7,920.00
Natural Resources $7,830.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $5,725.00
Civil servant/public employee $5,111.88
Unknown $4,650.00
Telecommunications & Computers $4,475.00
Labor Unions $2,750.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $2,250.00
Transportation $2,250.00
Education $650.00

* 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
Devin LeMahieu & Family Oostburg, WI Candidate/Legislator/Lakeshore Weekly $7,725
Gentine Family Plymouth, WI Sargento Inc $5,000
Michels Family Hartland, WI Michels Corp/Rob's Riverwood Salon & Spa $3,700
Cullen Family Waunakee, WI JP Cullen & Sons $3,000
Hoffman Family Black River Falls, WI Hoffman Construction $3,000
Kennedy Family Janesville, WI Rock Road Companies $3,000
Kraemer-Peterson Family Plain, WI Edward Kraemer & Sons Construction $2,500
Wolfberg Family Glencoe, IL Payday Loan Store $2,125
Bechthold Family Mequon, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $2,000
DeVos, Richard & Betsy Grand Rapids, MI Alticor/Windquest $2,000
Gasper, Dennis & Judith Plymouth, WI Retired $2,000
Hollfelder, Thomas & Bea Elkhart Lake, WI Tiger Racing $2,000
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $2,000
Leonhard, Richard & Julie Sheboygan, WI Viking Packaging Technologies $2,000
Schierl, Paul & Carol Green Bay, WI Cornerstone Foundation of NE Wisconsin $2,000
Schuette, Thomas & Connie Wausau, WI Wausau Homes $2,000

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