2008 Campaign Finance Profile - Jeffery L. Mursau

Representative Jeffery L. Mursau (R) CrivitzPicture: Representative Jeffery MursauAssembly District 36

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Mursau was first elected to the Assembly in 2004.

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

NRA Political Victory Fund ($486), Volunteers for Agriculture ($348) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($489) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Mursau. Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters ($12,209) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Mursau
Raised: $69,621 - Spent: $69,072
Vote: 51.8% - Cost/Vote: $5.29
Independent Backing: $1,322
Gruszynski
Raised: $65,652 - Spent: $47,306
Vote: 48.2% - Cost/Vote: $3.89
Independent Backing: $12,209
Mursau’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Forestry; Natural Resources; Workforce Development; Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations.

2007-2008: Natural Resources; Rural Economic Development (Chair); Agriculture; Consumer Protection and Personal Privacy; Forestry; Special Committee on Review of State School Aid Formula.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $6,747
Self $0
Under $100 $9,091
$100 or more $51,880
PACs & Parties $8,650
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
$6,075 (11.8%) $45,425 (88.2%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $8,200.00
Construction $6,110.00
Health Professionals $6,070.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $5,730.00
Insurance $4,850.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,050.00
Business $3,950.00
Natural Resources $2,960.00
Real Estate $2,820.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,525.00
Road Construction $2,500.00
Energy $2,425.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,650.00
Political/Ideological $1,600.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,550.00
Education $1,500.00
Agriculture $750.00
Unknown $610.00
Transportation $200.00
Labor Unions $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Walton Family Jackson, WY Wal-Mart Stores $3,800
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Zenith Tech $3,088
Mursau, Nancy J Crivitz, WI Associated Bank $2,005
Knox Family Fort Atkinson, WI WD Hoard & Sons/Morgan & Myers $1,995
Nowicki, John E Niagara, WI Niagara Chiropractic $1,850
Greason, Alvin Crivitz, WI Retired $1,800
Connor, Richard & Gordon Laona, WI Nicolet Hardwoods/Nicolet Minerals $1,745
Fisher, John & Laura San Francisco, CA Pisces Inc $1,700
Seramur, Joan Minocqua, WI RE/MAX First Choice/
Williams Realty of Minocqua
$1,400
Rennes, Tim & Debra Peshtigo, WI Rennes Nursing Home $1,350

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