2008 Campaign Finance Profile - Lena C. Taylor

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

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2008 Election Notes and Background

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

She was unopposed in both the primary and general election.

Milwaukee Police Assocation PAC ($44) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Taylor. 

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $11,095 - Spent: $11,508
Vote: 98.8% - Cost/Vote: $0.17
Independent Backing: $44
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.2% - Cost/Vote: $0.00
Independent Backing: $0
Taylor’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance Campaign Finance Reform and Housing (Chair); Joint Finance; Joint Review Criminal Penalties (Co-Chair); Special Committee on Strengthening Wisconsin Families (Co-Chair); Special Committee on Justice Reinvestment Initiative Oversight (Chair).

2007-2008: Finance; Judiciary and Corrections (Chair); Joint Finance; Health, Human Services, Insurance and Job Creation; Joint Survey Retirement Systems; Special Committee on Placement of Sex Offenders; Special Committee on Strengthening Wisconsin Families.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash 7/1/08** $9,251
Self $0
Under $100 $470
$100 or more $2,325
PACs & Parties $8,000
Other Income $300
WECF*** $0
**Candidate in spring 2008 election.
***voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$0 (0.0%) $2,325 (100.0%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.
**Candidate in spring 2008 election.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $4,000.00
Banking & Finance $1,500.00
Real Estate $1,000.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,000.00
Road Construction $750.00
Insurance $700.00
Transportation $500.00
Health Services/Institutions $425.00
Construction $250.00
Health Professionals $100.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self-contributions.
**Candidate in spring 2008 election.

Top Contributors
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Taylor, Lena Milwaukee, WI Legislator $59,624
Mughal, Nareed
& Chaudhry Asifrana
Brookfield, WI Rana Brothers/Kapur & Associates $4,000
Banks, Emile Brookfield, WI Emile Banks & Associates $4,000
Burt, Ricky Menomonee Falls, WI Greater New Birth Church $3,500
Earle, Peter & Sandy Milwaukee, WI Peter Earle Law Offices/
Borkowf & Borkovec
Smith, Eugene Milwaukee, WI Gene’s Supperclub $2,900
Hoeschen, Brad Milwaukee, WI Greenberg & Hoeschen $2,600
Rajani, Karl & Patricia Faulhaber Greendale, WI Genesis Healthcare Inc/
Horizon New Technology Investments
Kohler, Julilly &
Issa Kohler-Hausmann
Milwaukee, WI JWK Real Estate/Milwaukee Turners $2,000
Uihlein, Lynde Milwaukee, WI Brico Fund $2,000

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