2016 Campaign Finance Profile - Todd Novak

Representative Todd Novak (R) DodgevillePicture: Representative Todd NovakAssembly District 51

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2016 Election Notes and Background

Representative Novak was first elected to the Assembly in 2014.

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

American Federation for Children Action Fund IE Committee ($259,965), American Majority Action ($4,129), Jobs First Coalition Political Fund ($129,044), NRA Political Victory Fund - Federal PAC ($384), Volunteers for Agriculture ($17,304) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Novak.

For Our Future ($5,335), Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund ($96,497), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Political Fund ($19,695), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin - C4 ($32,131), We Are Wisconsin Political Fund ($11,594), Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters IE Committee ($15,979), Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters PAC ($8,420) and Working America Coalition ($285) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2016 Campaign Finance Summary
Novak
Raised: $513,686 - Spent: $515,119
Vote: 51.3% - Cost/Vote: $37.03
Independent Backing: $410,826
Wright
Raised: $339,163 - Spent: $282,091
Vote: 48.6% - Cost/Vote: $21.39
Independent Backing: $189,937
Novak’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Agriculture (Vice-Chair); Criminal Justice and Public Safety; Local Government; Mental Health; Rural Development and Mining; Ways and Means; Joint Survey Retirement Systems.

2015-2016: Agriculture (Vice-Chair); Criminal Justice and Public Safety; Mental Health Reform; Mining and Rural Development; Urban and Local Affairs; Ways and Means.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/15** $5,742
Self $0
Under $100 $7,315
$100 or more $118,108
PACs & Parties $388,154
Other Income $109

*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
$40,283 (34.1%) $77,824 (65.9%)

*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 $365,529.13
Business $16,017.74
Agriculture $15,601.00
Health Professionals $14,050.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $11,281.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $10,366.66
Construction $10,346.67
Banking & Finance $9,750.52
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $8,585.00
Real Estate $7,700.00
Energy $7,301.00
Health Services/Institutions $5,700.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $5,277.00
Natural Resources $4,480.00
Insurance $3,150.00
Transportation $3,100.00
Road Construction $2,950.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,925.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,100.00
Unknown $1,050.00
Education $1,001.00

*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
2014-2016
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Buholzer Family Monroe, WI Klondike Cheese Factory $9,000
Ritchie-Hallada Family Dodgeville, WI Ritchie Implement Inc/Suby Von Haden & Associates (SVA CPAs)/
Hallada Auto Group
$6,100
Frank Family Middleton, WI Frank Liquor Co $3,500
Fedler, Ronald & Jan Dodgeville, WI Gold Leaf Development $3,000
Jewell, Greg & Lisa Dodgeville, WI Jewell Associates Engineers $3,000
Kraemer-Peterson Family Madison, WI Edward Kraemer & Sons Construction $2,700
Sadoff, Lacy & Gary Milwaukee, WI Badger Liquor $2,000
Novak, Timothy & Barbara Cobb, WI Tri State Pallet/Lands' End $1,900
Wall, Bill & Leesa Dodgeville, WI Kozelka Wall Inc $1,697
Berg, Cory Dodgeville, WI Quality Liquid Feeds $1,500
Bettinger, John D Plain, WI Edward Kraemer & Sons Construction $1,500
Dantchik, Arthur Gladwyne, PA SIG Financial Holdings $1,500
Deaton, Tyler Concord, NH Allegiance Strategies $1,500
Hennessey, Lorraine Dodgeville, WI Retired $1,500
Hoover, Margaret New York, NY Margaret Hoover & Associates $1,500
James, Peter & Kara Fennimore, WI H James & Sons Inc $1,500
Jones, Greg Oconto Falls, WI Jones Funeral Home $1,500
McCormick, Pierre Erie, PA Wisconsin Distributors $1,500
Novak, Daniel Highland, WI Farmer $1,500
Smith, Bruce Superior, WI Saratoga Liquor Co $1,500

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