2014 Campaign Finance Profile - Van H. Wanggaard

Senator Van H. Wanggaard (R) RacinePicture: Senator Van H. WanggaardSenate District 21

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2014 Election Notes and Background

Senator Wanggaard was first elected to the Senate in 2010, removed from office in a June 2012 recall election and elected again in 2014.

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

Racine TEA Party PAC ($535) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($155) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Wanggaard.

2014 Campaign Finance Summary
Wanggaard
Raised: $207,212 - Spent: $203,140
Vote: 61.4% - Cost/Vote: $4.52
Independent Backing: $690
Bryce
Raised: $18,298 - Spent: $11,823
Vote: 38.4% - Cost/Vote: $0.42
Independent Backing: $0
Wanggaard’s Committee Assignments

2015-2016: Elections and Local Government; Judiciary and Public Safety (Chair); Labor and Government Reform (Vice-Chair); Joint Legislative Council; Joint Review Criminal Penalties (Co-Chair).

2013-2014: Not yet elected.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 7/1/12** $24,594
Self $0
Under $100 $31,647
$100 or more $140,179
PACs & Parties $35,376
Other Income $10

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

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
7/1/12-12/31/14**
In-District Out-District
$57,570 (41.1%) $82,609 (58.9%)

*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*
7/1/12-12/31/14**
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $25,980.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $24,325.00
Political/Ideological $13,175.91
Business $12,050.00
Construction $9,832.87
Insurance $9,075.00
Health Professionals $8,800.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $8,280.00
Agriculture $8,150.00
Natural Resources $7,030.00
Banking & Finance $6,945.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $6,150.00
Real Estate $5,634.00
Transportation $5,000.00
Health Services/Institutions $4,500.00
Labor Unions $4,100.00
Telecommunications & Computers $3,900.00
Education $3,500.00
Unknown $2,660.00
Civil servant/public employee $2,567.59
Energy $1,700.00
Road Construction $1,100.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $600.00

* 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
2005-2014
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Uihlein, Richard Lake Forest, IL U-Line Corp $21,000
Fabick, Jere C Oconomowoc, WI Fabco Equipment Inc $16,000
Johnson, Charles & Jennifer Racine, WI Visual Numerics $11,000
Wanggaard, Van H Racine, WI Candidate $8,000
Barry, William Brookfield, WI Speed Systems Inc $6,250
Bryant, Anthony & Andrea Waukesha, WI Century Fence Co $6,100
Schuemann, Robert & Margaret River Hills, WI Retired $6,000
Burke, Thomas & Virginia Racine, WI Modine Manufacturing $5,750
Marshall, John & Colleen Waukesha, WI Retired $5,250
Antonneau, Raymond & Sandra Mt Pleasant, WI David Security Insurance $5,150

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