2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Sheldon Wasserman

Rep. Sheldon Wasserman (D) MilwaukeePicture: Rep. Sheldon WassermanAssembly District 22

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Wasserman was first elected in 1994.

He was unopposed in the primary and general elections.

The Human Rights League ($21), Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI ($137) and WI Professional Police Assn ($8,800) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Wasserman.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Wasserman
Raised: $61,814 - Spent: $9,499
Vote: 98.7% - Cost/Vote: $0.46
Independent Backing: $8,958
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.3% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Wasserman’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Health and Healthcare Reform; Corrections and Courts; Public Health.

2005-2006: Corrections and the Courts; Health; Medicaid Reform; Public Health.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $169,821
Self $0
Under $100 $8,684
$100 or more $27,464
PACs & Parties $8,163
Other Income $17,503
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
$12,220 (44.5%) $15,244 (55.5%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $16,289.00
Health Services/Institutions $3,900.00
Unknown $2,025.00
Labor Unions $1,963.00
Banking & Finance $1,350.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,300.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,250.00
Real Estate $1,100.00
Education $1,075.00
Energy $750.00
Insurance $750.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $700.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $650.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $600.00
Transportation $600.00
Agriculture $500.00
Business $475.00
Political/Ideological $250.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1993-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Wasserman, Sheldon & Wendy Milwaukee, WI Legislator/Milwaukee Public Schools $27,600
Bader, Daniel & Linda Milwaukee, WI Helen Bader Foundation/Social worker $4,360
Rosenberg, Lucille & John Milwaukee, WI Psychiatrist/Telecheck Wisconsin (Retired) $4,100
Smith, Jack Milwaukee, WI Shorewest Realtors $3,600
Warriner Family Fox Point, WI Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District $3,350
Borkovec, Terre Shorewood, WI Columbia-St Mary’s Hospital/Seton Tower $2,800
Gilman, Daniel & Jean Wauwatosa, WI Sinai Samaritan Medical Center/UW Medical School $2,500
Geimer, Nicholas & Linda Fox Point, WI Oncology of Wisconsin $2,400
Ritz, Esther Leah Milwaukee, WI Retired $2,400
Greenberg, Martin & Beverly Bayside, WI Deutch & Greenberg/Time Warner Cable $2,250

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