2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Michael Ellis

Senator Michael Ellis (R) NeenahPicture: Senator Michael EllisSenate District 19

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Senator Ellis was first elected to the Assembly in 1970 and to the Senate in 1982.

He was unopposed in both the primary and general elections.

The Human Rights League ($21) made independent expenditures supporting Senator Ellis.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Ellis
Raised: $48,786 - Spent: $32,530
Vote: 98.7% - Cost/Vote: $0.64
Independent Backing: $21
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.3% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Ellis’ Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Ethics Reform and Government Operations; Joint Survey Tax Exemptions; Special Committee on Uniform Debt Management Services.

2005-2006: Campaign Finance Reform and Ethics (Chair), State and Federal Relations (Chair).


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $209,360
Self $0
Under $100 $4,170
$100 or more $18,100
PACs & Parties $8,450
Other Income $18,066
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/06
In-District Out-District
$11,400 (63.0%) $6,700 (37.0%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $5,000.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $4,400.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,900.00
Labor Unions $2,500.00
Banking & Finance $2,000.00
Construction $1,400.00
Transportation $1,400.00
Education $1,100.00
Business $1,000.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,000.00
Health Services/Institutions $850.00
Insurance $700.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $600.00
Natural Resources $550.00
Real Estate $500.00
Energy $450.00
Agriculture $200.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1993-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Mills Family Menasha, WI Mills Fleet Farm $7,500
Radtke, Tom & Muriel Winneconne, WI Bob Radtke Inc $3,850
Sabee Family Appleton, WI R Sabee Inc $2,900
Gavronski, Michael Appleton, WI Tri-County Distributors $2,750
Prosser, Thomas Neenah, WI Menasha Corp/Robert W Baird & Co $2,600
Ogilvie, Mrytle Hortonville , WI Pierce Manufacturing $2,450
Smith, Mowry Neenah, WI Retired $2,200
Aylward, Andrew Colorado Springs, CO Retired $2,100
Purdy, Thomas & Steven Appleton, WI Apple Hill Redevelopment $1,900
Connor Family River Hills, WI Nicolet Hardwoods $1,750

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