2008 Campaign Finance Profile - Leah Vukmir

Representative Leah Vukmir (R) WauwatosaPicture: Representative Leah VukmirAssembly District 14

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Vukmir was first elected to the Assembly in 2002.

She was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

Milwaukee Police Assocation PAC  ($44) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($5) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Vukmir.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Vukmir
Raised: $51,910- Spent: $49,472
Vote: 62.3% - Cost/Vote: $2.55
Independent Backing: $49
Hucke
Raised: $10,778 - Spent: $9,031
Vote: 37.6% - Cost/Vote: $0.77
Independent Backing: $0
Vukmir’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Education; Education Reform; Heath and Health Care Reform; Public Health.

2007-2008: Public Health; Criminal Justice; Education; Education Reform; Health and Healthcare Reform (Chair); Special Committee on Chartered Schools (Chair).


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $10,684
Self $0
Under $100 $10,215
$100 or more $32,995
PACs & Parties $8,700
Other Income $0
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/07-12/31/08

In-District Out-District
$11,550 (35.3%) $21,160 (64.7%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $10,825.00
Health Services/Institutions $4,300.00
Insurance $3,595.00
Business $2,705.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,700.00
Banking & Finance $2,550.00
Unknown $2,050.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,800.00
Construction $1,600.00
Education $1,550.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,350.00
Transportation $1,300.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,150.00
Political/Ideological $1,150.00
Telecommunications & Computers $850.00
Real Estate $750.00
Agriculture $500.00
Energy $250.00
Labor Unions $200.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $135.00
Road Construction $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2001-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Zignego Family Helenville, WI Zignego Co $3,050
Walton Family Jackson, WY Wal-Mart Stores $2,600
Sprenger, Gary & Sally Mequon, WI Anew Health Care Services Inc $2,200
Lecher, James & Sue Menomonee Falls, WI Hub Chrysler $2,150
Sievers, Stephen & Mary Jo Wauwatosa, WI Milwaukee Nephrologist $1,950
Fuller, Howard & Deborah McGriff Milwaukee, WI Marquette University/Edison Schools $1,800
Papachristou Family Brookfield, WI Capitol-Husting Wholesale Liquor/
Marquette University
$1,700
Nichols, Tom & Therese Elm Grove, WI Meissner, Tierney, et al $1,675
Friesch, Andrew & Ann Cedarburg, WI Heartland Adhesives & Coating $1,450
Krause, Mark Brookfield, WI Krause Funeral Homes $1,450

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