2016 Campaign Finance Profile - Lee A. Nerison

Representative Lee A. Nerison (R) WestbyPicture: Representative Lee A. NerisonAssembly District 96

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2016 Election Notes and Background

Representative Nerison was first elected to the Assembly in 2004.

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

Jobs First Coalition Political Fund ($78,332) and NRA Political Victory Fund - Federal PAC ($517) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Nersion.

2016 Campaign Finance Summary
Nerison
Raised: $68,093 - Spent: $73,731
Vote: 61.1% - Cost/Vote: $4.61
Independent Backing: $78,848
Leinberger
Raised: $32,568 - Spent: $32,930
Vote: 38.9% - Cost/Vote: $3.23
Independent Backing: $0
Nerison’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Agriculture (Chair); Consumer Protection; Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage; Veterans and Military Affairs.

2015-2016: Aging and Long-Term Care; Agriculture (Chair); Consumer Protection; Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage; Veterans and Military Affairs.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/15** $28,257
Self $0
Under $100 $9,858
$100 or more $22,149
PACs & Parties $36,011
Other Income $75

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

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/15-12/31/16**
In-District Out-District
$6,134 (27.7%) $16,015 (72.3%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.

Self contributions are excluded.

Returned contributions are excluded at our discretion.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/15-12/31/16**
Interest Amount
Political/Ideological $21,061.44
Manufacturing & Distributing $4,950.00
Agriculture $4,750.00
Real Estate $4,225.00
Energy $3,800.00
Banking & Finance $2,900.00
Insurance $2,795.00
Construction $2,750.00
Natural Resources $2,100.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,733.78
Civil servant/public employee $1,575.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,250.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,050.00
Business $850.00
Unknown $750.00
Health Professionals $500.00
Transportation $500.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $370.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $250.00

*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.

Self contributions are excluded.

Returned contributions are excluded at our discretion.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Top Contributors
2003-2016
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Nerison, Lee & Laura Westby, WI Legislator/Vernon Memorial Hospital $6,234
Walton Family Bentonville, AR Walmart Stores $4,200
Kennedy Family Janesville, WI Rock Road Companies $4,000
Roth Family Wauzeka, WI Roth Feeder Pigs Inc $3,600
Frank Family Middleton, WI Frank Liquor Co $3,500
McCormick, Pierre & Kathryn Erie, PA Wisconsin Distributors $3,000
Wall, Scot & Amanda Cashton, WI Bank of Cashton/BEST BioDiesel $2,650
Cullen Family Waunakee, WI JP Cullen & Sons $2,599
Aycox, Rod & Leslie Alpharetta, GA LoanMax $2,500
Melby, Bruce Onalaska, WI La Crosse Beverage $2,500

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