2016 Campaign Finance Profile - Travis Tranel

Representative Travis Tranel (R) Cuba CityPicture: Representative Travis TranelAssembly District 49

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2016 Election Notes and Background

Representative Tranel was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

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

2016 Campaign Finance Summary
Tranel
Raised: $82,478 - Spent: $66,856
Vote: 57.0% - Cost/Vote: $4.44
Independent Backing: $0
Bennett
Raised: $25,153 - Spent: $24,262
Vote: 42.9% - Cost/Vote: $2.14
Independent Backing: $0
Tranel’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Agriculture; Colleges and Universities (Vice-Chair); Energy and Utilities; Insurance; Small Business Development; Tourism (Chair).

2015-2016: Agriculture; Colleges and Universities; Energy and Utilities; Insurance; Small Business Development; Tourism (Chair).

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/15** $41,847
Self $0
Under $100 $6,132
$100 or more $57,429
PACs & Parties $18,917
Other Income $0

*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
$33,275 (57.9%) $24,154 (42.1%)

*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
Agriculture $14,750.00
Insurance $9,025.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $5,750.00
Real Estate $4,704.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,675.00
Energy $4,500.00
Banking & Finance $4,100.00
Transportation $4,000.00
Construction $3,650.00
Natural Resources $2,950.00
Road Construction $2,750.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,500.00
Health Professionals $2,475.00
Business $2,300.00
Education $1,700.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,600.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,500.00
Political/Ideological $1,416.50
Telecommunications & Computers $1,350.00
Unknown $400.00
Civil servant/public employee $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
2007-2016
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Travis Tranel & Family Cuba City, WI Legislator/Tranel Farms USA/Medical Associates Health Centers $14,702
Fritz Family Potosi, WI Tricor Inc $11,000
Schweigert Family Platteville, WI Gro Alliance/Snap Fitness $7,100
Vaassen, Terry & Bonnie Platteville, WI Vaassen, Pluemer CPAs/University of Wisconsin $5,600
Schneller Family Platteville, WI Platteville Development Group/Kaiser Permanente $5,500
Biddick, Brad & Peggy Livingston, WI Biddick Inc $4,300
Jewison, Joe & Gina Platteville, WI Emerald Earth Cattle Co $4,000
Runde Family Belmont, WI First Capitol Salvage $4,000
Tang, Cynthia & Mathias Platteville, WI Venture capital/Investor $4,000
James Family Fennimore, WI H James & Sons Inc $3,850

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