2016 Campaign Finance Profile - Lena C. Taylor

Senator Lena C. Taylor (D) MilwaukeePicture: Senator Lena C. TaylorSenate District 4

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2016 Election Notes and Background

Senator Taylorwas first elected to the Assembly in an April 2003 special election and to the Senate in 2004.

She won a two-way primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Leaders for a Better Community Inc. ($1,000) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Taylor. Wisconsin Working Families Party Independent Expenditure Committee ($327) supported her primary opponent.

2016 Campaign Finance Summary
Taylor
Raised: $163,476 - Spent: $159,247
Vote: 98.3% - Cost/Vote: $2.56
Independent Backing: $1,000
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.7% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Taylor’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism; Finance; Judiciary and Public Safety; Joint Finance; Joint Legislative Council; Joint Review on Criminal Penalties.

2015-2016: Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism; Finance; Judiciary and Public Safety; Joint Finance; Joint Legislative Council; Joint Review on Criminal Penalties.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/13** $15,850
Self $12,567
Under $100 $10,346
$100 or more $95,608
PACs & Parties $41,203
Other Income $3,751

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

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/13-12/31/16**
In-District Out-District
$10,378 (10.9%) $85,230 (89.1%)

*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*
1/1/13-12/31/16**
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $15,350.00
Real Estate $14,050.00
Business $13,090.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $9,425.00
Insurance $8,365.00
Education $7,900.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $7,400.00
Health Services/Institutions $6,150.00
Energy $5,600.00
Banking & Finance $5,075.00
Road Construction $4,750.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $4,510.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $4,050.00
Civil servant/public employee $4,020.00
Unknown $3,890.00
Construction $3,450.00
Political/Ideological $3,418.22
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $3,348.00
Telecommunications & Computers $3,250.00
Agriculture $3,000.00
Health Professionals $2,950.00
Transportation $2,200.00
Natural Resources $1,570.00

*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
Taylor, Lena Milwaukee, WI Legislator $72,375
Burt, Ricky Menomonee Falls, WI Greater New Birth Church $6,500
Smith, Eugene Milwaukee, WI Gene's Supperclub $4,600
Fuller, Howard & Deborah McGriff Milwaukee, WI Marquette University/New Schools Venture Fund $4,125
Abele, Chris Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee County Executive $4,000
Asif Rana, Chaudhry & Naheed Mughal Brookfield, WI Rana Brothers $4,000
Banks, Emile Brookfield, WI Emile Banks & Associates $4,000
Jensen, Kurt & Carrie Kenosha, WI Sales Assistant LLC $4,000
Marks, David & Rachael Mequon, WI Phoenix Investors $4,000
Trost, Ryan & Ashleigh Brookfield, WI Phoenix Investors/Keysight Technologies $4,000

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