2008 Campaign Finance Profile - Glenn Grothman

Senator Glenn Grothman (R) West BendPicture: Senator Glenn GrothmanSenate District 20

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Senator Grothman was first elected to the Assembly in a December 1993 special election and to the Senate in 2004.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced Independent opposition in the general election.

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($5) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Grothman. 

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Grothman
Raised: $89,322 - Spent: $79,120
Vote: 80.3% - Cost/Vote: $1.13
Independent Backing: $5
Winter
Raised: $2,797 - Spent: $2,797
Vote: 19.6% - Cost/Vote: $0.16
Independent Backing: $0
Grothman’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Education; Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform and Housing; Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs; Senate Organization; Transportation, Tourism, Forestry and Natural Resources; Administrative Rules; Joint Administrative Rules; Joint Legislative Organization; Joint Law Revision.

2007-2008: Education; Judicary and Corrections; Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs; Joint Administraive Rules; Special Committee on Affirmative Action (Chair); Special Committee on Navigability and Drainage Ditches.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $9,473
Self $4,000
Under $100 $10,139
$100 or more $56,624
PACs & Parties $18,519
Other Income $40
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
$39,699 (70.1%) $16,925(29.9%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Insurance $10,150.00
Banking & Finance $7,550.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $7,500.00
Health Professionals $5,650.00
Real Estate $5,332.00
Construction $4,550.00
Civil servant/public employee $3,628.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $3,175.00
Transportation $3,050.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,850.00
Telecommunications & Computers $2,789.48
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,700.00
Energy $2,625.00
Business $2,500.00
Agriculture $2,050.00
Unknown $2,050.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $2,000.00
Political/Ideological $869.00
Natural Resources $700.00
Education $450.00
Road Construction $300.00
Labor Unions $250.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1993-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Grothman, Glenn West Bend, WI Legislator $51,119
Zignego Family Helenville, WI Zignego Co $12,750
Ziegler Family Slinger, WI BC Ziegler Co/West Bend Mutual Insurance/
Ziegler-Limbach Inc
$5,070
Melotik, Paul & Wendy Grafton, WI Fire Ridge Country Club $2,765
Fink, John & Kelly Jackson, WI Synergy Heatlh Care $2,500
Harder, Trevor & Maureen Colgate, WI Retired $2,400
Stangl, Richard & Karen West Bend, WI Weimer Bearing & Transmission Inc $2,100
Fritz, Dale & Jan Fox Point, WI Retired $2,000
Gerard, Kevin Bayside, WI Gerard Asset Management $2,000
Koebel, Michael & Denise West Bend, WI Property manager $2,000

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