2014 Campaign Finance Profile - Kathleen Vinehout

Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D) AlmaPicture: Senator Kathleen VinehoutSenate District 31

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2014 Election Notes and Background

Senator Vinehout was first elected to the Senate in 2006.

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

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($155) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Vinehout's opponent.

2014 Campaign Finance Summary
Vinehout
Raised: $148,879 - Spent: $145,384
Vote: 52.3% - Cost/Vote: $4.09
Independent Backing: $0
Pittman
Raised: $83,965 - Spent: $82,866
Vote: 47.6% - Cost/Vote: $2.56
Independent Backing: $155
Vinehout’s Committee Assignments

2015-2016: Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism; Education Reform and Government Operations; Sporting Heritage, Mining and Forestry; Joint Information Policy and Technology; Joint Legislative Audit.

2013-2014: Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism; Education; Joint Review of Administrative Rules; Joint Information Policy and Technology; Joint Legislative Audit; Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations; Special Committee on Symposia Series on State Income Tax Reform Information.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 7/1/12** $3,714
Self $0
Under $100 $35,374
$100 or more $82,371
PACs & Parties $26,134
Other Income $5,000

*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
$32,345 (39.7%) $49,226 (60.3%)

*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*
7/1/12-12/31/14**
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $30,216.00
Education $10,275.00
Labor Unions $9,550.00
Political/Ideological $7,450.00
Agriculture $6,750.00
Health Professionals $6,050.00
Civil servant/public employee $4,575.00
Unknown $4,570.00
Health Services/Institutions $4,033.91
Banking & Finance $3,600.00
Insurance $3,500.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,450.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,950.00
Business $2,710.00
Construction $1,950.00
Real Estate $1,550.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,300.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $975.00
Energy $850.00
Telecommunications & Computers $750.00
Natural Resources $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
2003-2014
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Kane, Norman & Cynthia Milladore, WI Ligman & Wille/Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools $12,000
Vinehout, Kathleen Alma, WI Legislator $7,959
Scharlau, Robert & Connie Arcadia, WI S&S Grain LLP $7,400
Kleinschmidt, James & Linda Madison, WI Baxter & Woodman/Legislative aide $4,900
Barry, Tobias La Salle, IL Illinois Appellate Court (Retired) $4,000
Whelan, Judith Mondovi, WI Retired $4,000
Hoffman Family Black River Falls, WI Hoffman Construction $3,600
Fawcett, James & Welcome Madison, WI Retired $3,500
Wine, James & Marcia Onalaska, WI Retired $3,220
Lister, Sarah Black River Falls, WI Judge (Spouse) $3,185

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