2008 Campaign Finance Profile - Chuck Benedict

Representative Chuck Benedict (D) Beloit Picture: Representative Chuck BenedictAssembly District 45

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Benedict was first elected to the Assembly in 2004.

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

UAW Janesville-Madison ($909) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Benedict. 

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $20,764 - Spent: $21,968
Vote: 60.4% - Cost/Vote: $1.37
Independent Backing: $909
Raised: $19,764 - Spent: $19,404
Vote: 39.6% - Cost/Vote: $1.84
Independent Backing: $0
Benedict’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Corrections and the Courts; Public Health (Chair); Health and Healthcare Reform; Jobs, the Economy and Small Business; Special Committee on Performance-Based Disease Management Programs for Large Population.

2007-2008: Health and Healthcare Reform; Homeland Security and State Preparedness; Public Health; State Affairs; Special Committee on Disaster Preparedness Planning; Special Committee on Nuclear Power.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $5,078
Self $3,000
Under $100 $4,455
$100 or more $4,859
PACs & Parties $8,450
Other Income $0
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*

In-District Out-District
$2,599 (53.5%) $2,260 (46.5%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $3,850.00
Health Professionals $2,562.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,800.00
Political/Ideological $1,763.00
Education $747.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $650.00
Insurance $400.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $350.00
Energy $250.00
Transportation $250.00
Unknown $200.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $150.00
Civil servant/public employee $100.00
Real Estate $100.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Benedict, Charles Beloit, WI Legislator $18,500
Fass, Dr Steven Beloit, WI Physician $950
Diamond, Steve Beloit, WI Swedish American Hospital $800
Farley, Eugene & Linda Verona, WI UW Medical School $550
Gibson, Keith Lake Geneva, WI Psychologist $500
McGuire, Terry Beloit, WI McGuire Mears & Associates $500
Cullen, Tim Janesville, WI Blue Cross & Blue Shield $400
Jackson, Tom Napa, CA Physician $400
Ellis, Berenice Beloit, WI Beloit Memorial Hospital $375
Rusin, Bob Glen Ellyn, IL Retired $325

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