2008 Campaign Finance Profile - Spencer Coggs

Senator Spencer Coggs (D) MilwaukeePicture: Senator Spencer CoggsSenate District 6

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Senator Coggs was first elected to the Assembly in 1982 and to the Senate in a special election held in November 2003.

He was unopposed in both the primary and general election.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Coggs
Raised: $26,352 - Spent: $28,361
Vote: 98.9% - Cost/Vote: $0.47
Independent Backing: $0
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.1% - Cost/Vote: $0.00
Independent Backing: $0
Coggs’ Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs (Chair); Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care and Job Creation; Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions; Joint Legislative Council; Special committee on State-Tribal Relations (Chair).

2007-2008: Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs (Chair); Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care and Privacy; Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions; Joint Legislative Council; Special Committee on Uniform Debt Management Services; Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $7,933
Self $200
Under $100 $1,060
$100 or more $13,992
PACs & Parties $11,100
Other Income $0
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/05-12/31/08
In-District Out-District
$2,150 (15.4%) $11,842 (84.6%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $3,750.00
Political/Ideological $3,500.00
Banking & Finance $2,150.00
Education $1,670.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,500.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,422.00
Transportation $1,400.00
Real Estate $1,350.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,200.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,200.00
Unknown $1,200.00
Insurance $1,100.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,000.00
Business $850.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $600.00
Construction $500.00
Health Professionals $500.00
Energy $100.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1993-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Coggs, Spencer Milwaukee, WI Legislator $5,621
Malik, Sharif & Aquil Greenfield, WI Genesis Healthcare Inc $2,000
Mitchell, George & Susan Whitefish Bay, WI School Choice Wisconsin $2,000
Fuller, Howard Milwaukee, WI Marquette University $1,200
Ahlberg, Trevor Irving, TX Cash Store $1,000
Goyke, Gary Madison, WI Goyke & Associates $922
Marcus, Stephen Milwaukee, WI Marcus Corp $900
Harlan, Emery Brookfield, WI Gonzalez, Saggio, et al $850
Cuene Family De Pere, WI Broadway Automotive $800
Crump, Randy & Joann Germantown, WI Prism TM2S $700

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