2006 Campaign Finance Profile - David Cullen

Rep. David Cullen (D) MilwaukeePicture: Rep. David CullenAssembly District 13

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Cullen was first elected in a May 1990 special election.

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

The Human Rights League ($21), Planned Parenthood Action Fund ($8,947) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI ($137) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Cullen. Milwaukee Police Assn ($99), NRA Political Victory Fund ($198) and WI Right to Life ($131) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Cullen
Raised: $29,322 - Spent: $20,725
Vote: 64.3% - Cost/Vote: $1.36
Independent Backing: $9,105
Baas
Raised: $24,702 - Spent: $23,355
Vote: 35.5% - Cost/Vote: $2.78
Independent Backing: $428
Cullen’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Insurance; Consumer Protection and Personal Privacy; Audit, Joint Audit.

2005-2006: Audit; Family Law; Insurance; Southeast Wisconsin Freeways; Joint Audit.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $28,410
Self $0
Under $100 $9,160
$100 or more $8,975
PACs & Parties $6,050
Other Income $2,124
WECF** $3,013
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/05-12/31/06
In-District Out-District
$3,325 (37.0%) $5,650 (63.0%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Insurance $3,350.00
Political/Ideological $2,350.00
Health Professionals $1,550.00
Education $1,350.00
Unknown $1,250.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $725.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $700.00
Banking & Finance $600.00
Health Services/Institutions $600.00
Labor Unions $600.00
Civil servant/public employee $400.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $400.00
Energy $350.00
Business $300.00
Telecommunications & Computers $200.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $100.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
Real Estate $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1993-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Cullen, David Milwaukee, WI Legislator $21,590
Kamerling, Wendy Wauwatosa, WI Human resources consultant/Johnson Controls $2,500
Couillard, Cal & Laurie Deerfield, WI Cottage Grove Elementary/Image Technologies $2,450
Finerty, John Milwaukee, WI Friebert, Finerty & St John $1,900
Habush, Robert Milwaukee, WI Habush, Habush, et al $1,650
Curtis, George OshKosh, WI Curtis Law Office $1,400
Guelzow, Thomas Kent Eau Claire, WI Guelzow Law Office $1,400
Johnson, W Dudley, MD Brookfield, WI Heart Surgery Associates $1,325
Prachthauser, Joan M Hartland, WI Murphy & Prachthauser $1,300
Domnitz, Merrick Milwaukee, WI Domnitz, Mawicke, et al $1,200
Techmeier, Willard R Mequon, WI Techmeier McCormick Group $1,200

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