2014 Campaign Finance Profile - Paul Farrow

Senator Paul Farrow (R) PewaukeePicture: Senator Paul FarrowSenate District 33

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2014 Election Notes and Background

Senator Farrow was first elected to the Assembly in 2010 and to the Senate in December 2012 special election.

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

2014 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $159,968 - Spent: $127,897
Vote: 73.9% - Cost/Vote: $2.16
Independent Backing: $0
Raised: $1,078 - Spent: $835
Vote: 26.1% - Cost/Vote: $0.04
Independent Backing: $0
Farrow’s Committee Assignments

2015-2016: Education Reform and Government Operations (Chair); Elections and Local Government (Vice-Chair); Revenue, Financial Solutions and Rural Issues (Vice-Chair); Senate Organization; Workforce Development, Public Works and Military Affairs; Joint Legislative Organization.

2013-2014: Education; Government Operations, Public Works and Telecommunications (Chair); Judiciary and Labor; Joint Survey on Retirement Systems; Review of the Common Core Standards Initiative (Chair); Special Committee on Improving Educational Opportunities in High School; Joint Legislative Council; State Fair Park Board.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/13** $1,665
Self $0
Under $100 $11,371
$100 or more $117,648
PACs & Parties $29,114
Other Income $1,835

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

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$42,934 (36.5%) $74,714 (63.5%)

*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
Manufacturing & Distributing $18,697.32
Energy $14,810.00
Health Services/Institutions $10,017.00
Banking & Finance $9,750.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $9,744.17
Construction $8,375.00
Health Professionals $7,950.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $7,825.00
Insurance $7,525.00
Telecommunications & Computers $7,030.00
Business $6,600.00
Political/Ideological $5,853.62
Civil servant/public employee $5,800.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $5,305.00
Real Estate $4,480.00
Labor Unions $3,650.00
Natural Resources $3,150.00
Road Construction $2,900.00
Agriculture $2,600.00
Transportation $2,250.00
Education $1,100.00
Unknown $1,000.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $350.00

*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
Farrow, Paul F Pewaukee, WI Legislator $26,000
Farrow, Margaret & John Pewaukee, WI Lt Governor, Retired $9,000
Farrow, Pete & Michelle Chippewa Falls, WI Group Health Cooperative Eau Claire/
Chippewa Falls Chamber of Commerce
Madrigrano, Aldo Waukesha, WI WOW Distributing $3,250
Bechthold Family Mequon, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $3,000
Clark, David & Donna Waukesha, WI ClarCorp Industrial Sales $2,850
Graff, Stephen & Bernadine Elm Grove, WI Retired $2,500
Mitchell, George & Susan Whitefish Bay, WI School Choice Wisconsin $2,500
Rath, Patrick & Tracy Pewaukee, WI Aurora Health Care Systems/Serenade Interiors $2,150
Vaitl, William & Barbara Brookfield, WI Retired $2,075

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