2016 Campaign Finance Profile - Don Vruwink

Representative Don Vruwink (D) MiltonPicture: Representative Don VruwinkAssembly District 43

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2016 Election Notes and Background

Representative Vruwink was first elected to the Assembly in 2016.

He won a two-way primary and faced Republican opposition in the general election.

WEAC PAC ($168) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Vruwink.

2016 Campaign Finance Summary
Vruwink
Raised: $36,091 - Spent: $33,584
Vote: 54.6% - Cost/Vote: $2.08
Independent Backing: $168
Hetz
Raised: $4,368 - Spent: $4,368
Vote: 45.3% - Cost/Vote: $0.33
Independent Backing: $0
Vruwink’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Agriculture; Colleges and Universities; Education; Rural Development and Mining; Tourism.

2015-2016: Not yet elected.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/16** $0
Self $1,000
Under $100 $5,819
$100 or more $15,972
PACs & Parties $13,300
Other Income $0

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

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/16-12/31/16**
In-District Out-District
$6,902 (43.2%) $9,070 (56.8%)

*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*
1/1/16-12/31/16**
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $7,500.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $3,555.00
Agriculture $3,250.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,750.00
Education $1,629.36
Construction $1,600.00
Banking & Finance $1,500.00
Political/Ideological $1,280.00
Real Estate $1,200.00
Health Professionals $1,160.00
Unknown $1,150.00
Transportation $900.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $600.00
Health Services/Institutions $580.00
Business $388.00
Civil servant/public employee $379.36
Insurance $350.00
Energy $250.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $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
2016
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Vruwink, Don & Beth Milton, WI Candidate/Milton School District $2,000
Brown, Joe Milton, WI Lake Praire Ag Services $1,000
Vruwink, David Onalaska, WI Retired $1,000
Coburn, Virginia & Thayer Whitewater, WI Coburn Inc $750
Hammer, Chris Milton, WI Hammer Chiropractic $700
Ahlberg, Trevor Irving, TX Cash Store $500
Bysted, Steve Janesville, WI Ott Schweitzer Distributing Inc $500
McCormick, Pierre Erie, PA Wisconsin Distributors $500
Rands, William Ladysmith, WI Rands Trucking Inc $500
Turkowski, John Milton, WI Construction $400

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