2018 Special Election Profile - Patty Schachtner

Senator Patty Schachtner  (D) SomersetschachtnerSenate District 10

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2018 Special Election Notes and Background

Senator Schachtner was first elected to the Senate in a January 2018 special election.

She won a three-way primary held in December 2017 and faced Republican and Libertarian opposition in the general election.

Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund ($30,000), National Democratic Redistricting Committee ($10,000), WEAC Region 1 PAC ($747) and Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters PAC ($390) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Schachtner. Americans for Prosperity IE Group ($27,504) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($550) favored her opponent.

Americans for Prosperity (estimated $60,000), Jobs First Coalition (estimated $30,000), Republican State Leadership Committee ($30,000) and Wisconsin Homeowners Alliance (estimated $30,000) spent undisclosed sum on "issue ads" supporting her opponent.

2018 Special Election Campaign Finance Summary
Schachtner
Raised: $278,223 - Spent: $202,981
Vote: 54.6% - Cost/Vote: $16.57
Disclosed Independent Backing: $41,137
Estimated "Issue Ad" Spending: $0
Jarchow
Raised: $372,536 - Spent: $394,029
Vote: 44.2% - Cost/Vote: $39.76
Disclosed Independent Backing: $28,054
Estimated "Issue Ad" Spending: $150,000
Schachtner’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism; Sporting Heritage, Mining and Forestry; Universities and Technical Colleges.

2015-2016: Not yet elected.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 7/1/17** $0
Self $100
Under $100 $13,706
$100 or more $41,145
PACs & Parties $223,272
Other Income $0

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

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
7/1/17-2/7/18**
In-DistrictOut-District
$16,985 (41.3%) $24,160 (58.7%)

*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*
7/1/17-2/7/18**
InterestAmount
Political/Ideological $218,322.26
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $11,770.00
Labor Unions $6,600.00
Business $4,850.00
Civil servant/public employee $2,775.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $2,550.00
Education $2,300.00
Banking & Finance $2,025.00
Agriculture $1,700.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,575.00
Health Professionals $1,550.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,250.00
Real Estate $1,250.00
Construction $1,200.00
Unknown $500.00
Natural Resources $250.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $250.00
Insurance $100.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $100.00

*Individual contributions include 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
2017-2018
Contributor(s)CityBusinessAmount
Dahm, Peter & Linda River Falls, WI Retired $2,000
Uihlein, Lynde Milwaukee, WI Brico Fund $2,000
Weil, Sage Madison, WI Red Hat Inc $1,350
Sjoberg, Roy Hudson, WI Sjoberg & Tebelius $1,300
Bacon, Joe Spring Valley, WI Arctic Supply Inc $1,000
Kanter, Stanley P Fitchburg, WI Pure Sweet Honey Farm Inc $1,000
Koeberl, Celeste Hudson, WI Mediator $1,000
Kohl, Herb Milwaukee, WI US Senator, Retired $1,000
Stori, Susan Hudson, WI Seasons on the St Croix $1,000
Kurtz, Thomas Madison, WI University of Wisconsin $750

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