2016 Campaign Finance Profile - Dan Feyen

Senator Dan Feyen (R) Fond du LacPicture: Senator Dan FeyenSenate District 18

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2016 Election Notes and Background

Senator Feyen was first elected to the Senate in 2016.

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

American Federation for Children Action Fund IE Committee ($57,655), American Majority Action ($7,846), Jobs First Coalition Political Fund ($34,593), NRA Political Victory Fund - Federal PAC ($2,824), Wisconsin Family Action Inc. - 1.91 Account ($36), Wisconsin Realtors Political Fund - 1.91 Account ($173,608), Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($1,525) and WMC Jobs Fund ($222,482) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Feyen.

Construction Trades Coalition ($11,913), For Our Future ($97,726), Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund ($442,008), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Political Fund ($19,695), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin - C4 ($43,753), We Are Wisconsin Political Fund ($17,871) and Working America Coalition ($832) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

Americans for Prosperity (estimated $85,000), Wisconsin Freedom Alliance (estimated $175,000) and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (estimated $1.175 million) spent undisclosed sums on "issue ads" supporting Senator Feyen. Greater Wisconsin Committee (estimated $815,000) and Prosperity for Everyday People (estimated $575,000) favored his opponent.

2016 Campaign Finance Summary
Feyen
Raised: $584,075 - Spent: $545,705
Vote: 55.8% - Cost/Vote: $11.84
Disclosed Independent Backing: $500,569
Estimated "Issue Ad" Spending: $1.435 million
Harris
Raised: $515,678 - Spent: $460,608
Vote: 44.1% - Cost/Vote: $12.67
Independent Backing: $633,799
Estimated "Issue Ad" Spending: $1.39 million
Doe’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government (Chair); Financial Services, Constitution and Federalism; Universities and Technical Colleges; Workforce Development, Military Affairs and Senior Issues (Vice-Chair), Joint Survey on Tax Exemptions (Co-Chair).

2015-2016: Not yet elected.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 7/1/15** $0
Self $873
Under $100 $15,358
$100 or more $169,796
PACs & Parties $398,001
Other Income $47

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

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
7/1/15-12/31/16**
In-District Out-District
$42,157 (24.8%) $127,639 (75.2%)

*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*
7/1/15-12/31/16**
Interest Amount
Political/Ideological $373,100.84
Health Professionals $19,705.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $19,515.00
Banking & Finance $18,852.32
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $17,380.00
Business $16,294.00
Construction $16,289.58
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $12,525.00
Insurance $11,115.00
Agriculture $10,305.00
Real Estate $7,850.00
Road Construction $7,075.00
Health Services/Institutions $6,000.00
Transportation $5,963.00
Telecommunications & Computers $5,000.00
Unknown $4,899.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $4,835.00
Energy $3,950.00
Natural Resources $3,770.00
Civil servant/public employee $2,023.00
Education $1,000.00
Labor Unions $250.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00

*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
2015-2016
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Michels Family Hartland, WI Michels Corp $3,000
Buechel Family Oshkosh, WI Natural Stone Veneers Inc $2,500
Ariens, Daniel Green Bay, WI Ariens Co $2,000
Aycox, Rod Alpharetta, GA LoanMax $2,000
Dantchik, Arthur Gladwyne, PA SIG Financial Holdings $2,000
Kamphuis, Robert Mayville, WI Mayville Engineering $2,000
Radtke, Thomas Winneconne, WI Bob Radtke Inc $2,000
Smith, Jay Middleton, WI TEEL Plastics $2,000
Taylor, Don Waukesha, WI Waukesha State Bank $2,000
Bryant, Anthony Waukesha, WI Century Fence Co $1,780

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