2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Dean Kaufert

Rep. Dean Kaufert (R) NeenahPicture: Rep. Dean KaufertAssembly District 55

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Kaufert was first elected in 1990.

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

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Kaufert
Raised: $57,309- Spent: $33,944
Vote: 52.0% - Cost/Vote: $3.27
Independent Backing: $0
Westphal
Raised: $19,864 - Spent: $20,744
Vote: 47.9% - Cost/Vote: $2.16
Independent Backing: $0
Kaufert’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Tourism, Recreation and State Properties (Chair); Corrections and Courts; Financial Insitutions; Joint Legislative Council; Special Committee on Municipal Annexation; Special Committee on Review of Crimes Against Children; Special Committee on Uniform Debt Management Services.

2005-2006: Audit; Joint Audit; Employment Relations; Joint Employment Relations; Finance (Chair); Joint Finance (Co-Chair).


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $69,207
Self $0
Under $100 $6,830
$100 or more $40,415
PACs & Parties $7,650
Other Income $2,414
WECF** $0
**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
$6,850 (17.1%) $33,265 (82.9%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $8,600.00
Health Services/Institutions $5,450.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $5,200.00
Banking & Finance $4,225.00
Business $4,125.00
Natural Resources $2,950.00
Labor Unions $2,000.00
Transportation $1,925.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,800.00
Road Construction $1,750.00
Construction $1,500.00
Real Estate $1,450.00
Unknown $1,400.00
Education $1,300.00
Insurance $1,240.00
Agriculture $800.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $700.00
Civil servant/public employee $500.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $400.00
Energy $250.00
Political/Ideological $200.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1993-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Scherer, Thomas & Cynthia Oshkosh, WI Scherer Chiropractic Clinic $2,375
Davis, David & Jared Cincinnati, OH Check N Go $1,500
Gerrard, M William La Crosse, WI Gerrard Ventures $1,500
Gavronski, Michael G Appleton, WI Tri-County Distributors $1,200
Zaug, Allan & Cheryl Zaug-Casey Greenville, WI Zaug’s Vending & Food/Fox Valley Humane Association $1,175
Hanson, Thomas Monona, WI Hanson Service Corp $1,100
Dean, James & Bobby Oneida, WI Dean Distributing Inc $1,000
Fabick, Jere Oconomowoc, WI Fabco Equipment Inc $1,000
Sadoff, Gary & Ronald Fond du Lac, WI Badger Liquor $1,000
Sonnenburg, Robert Tomah, WI Sonnenburg Funeral Home $1,000

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