2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Dale Schultz

Senator Dale Schultz (R) Richland Center Picture: Senator Dale SchultzSenate District 17

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Senator Schultz was first elected to the Assembly in 1982 and to the Senate in a September, 1991 special election.

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

WI Hospitals ($791) and WI Right to Life ($131) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Schultz.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Schultz
Raised: $348,007 - Spent: $382,951
Vote: 54.2% - Cost/Vote: $12.12
Independent Backing: $922
Simonson
Raised: $115,843 - Spent: $113,754
Vote: 45.8% - Cost/Vote: $4.26
Independent Backing: $0
Schultz’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Environment and Natural Resources; Public Health, Senior Issues, Long Term Care and Privacy; Transportation, Tourism and Insurance; Special Committee on State Trails Policy; Special Committee on Strengthening Wisconsin Families.

2005-2006: State and Federal Relations; Senate Organization (Chair); Joint Legislative Organization; Joint Employment Relations; Joint Legislative Council; Wisconsin Historical Society Board of Curators; State Capitol and Executive Residence Board.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $62,520
Self $0
Under $100 $28,856
$100 or more $291,337
PACs & Parties $16,600
Other Income $11,213
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
$65,087 (22.4%) $224,987 (77.6%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $47,315.52
Banking & Finance $33,733.89
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $29,891.21
Insurance $26,395.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $21,190.25
Health Services/Institutions $20,360.49
Construction $20,185.00
Business $11,700.00
Energy $11,300.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $10,800.00
Transportation $10,475.00
Unknown $9,300.00
Telecommunications & Computers $8,900.00
Real Estate $8,850.00
Road Construction $7,053.42
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $6,870.00
Natural Resources $6,050.00
Education $4,605.00
Agriculture $4,550.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $2,400.00
Labor Unions $2,300.00
Civil servant/public employee $750.00
Political/Ideological $300.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1993-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Kraemer Family Plain, WI Kraemer Brothers Construction/Travelog Travel Agency/St Lukes Church $21,600
Kraemer Family Plain, WI Edward Kraemer & Sons Construction $5,504
Scaletta, Samuel & Marjorie Richland Center, WI S&S Cycle Inc $3,250
Rapp, Eric & Irene Avoca, WI Cardinal Insulated Glass $3,100
Smith, George & Stephanie Richland Center, WI Hubba Hubba Racing/S&S Cycle Inc $3,000
Zinga, William Reedsburg, WI Zinga Industries $2,700
Collins, Patrick & Patricia Reedsburg, WI Phillips Drug Store/Collins Drug Store $2,660
Ladd, David Dodgeville, WI Walnut Hollow Farm $2,300
Donaldson, Susan & Arthur Beloit, WI Vivid Inc $2,250
Pace, David Reedsburg, WI Cellox Corp $2,247

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