2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Steve Wieckert

Rep. Steve Wieckert (R) AppletonPicture: Rep. Steve WieckertAssembly District 57

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Wieckert was first elected in 1996.

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

WI Hospitals ($772) and WI Right to Life ($131) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Wieckert. Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI ($137) and WI Sierra Club Education Committee ($3,732) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Wieckert
Raised: $54,136 - Spent: $93,886
Vote: 53.2% - Cost/Vote: $7.99
Independent Backing: $903
Bernard Schaber
Raised: $48,976 - Spent: $46,966
Vote: 46.7% - Cost/Vote: $4.55
Independent Backing: $3,869
Wieckert’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Labor and Industry; Financial Institutions; Health and Healthcare Reform; Housing (Chair); Legislative Council (Co-chair); Special Committee on Uniform Debt Management Services (Chair).

2005-2006: Financial Institutions; Health; Housing (Chair); Insurance (Vice-Chair); Labor.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $58,906
Self $2,319
Under $100 $10,785
$100 or more $29,425
PACs & Parties $8,625
Other Income $2,982
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
$7,515 (25.5%) $21,910 (74.5%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $6,400.00
Banking & Finance $4,050.00
Real Estate $3,400.00
Construction $2,815.00
Insurance $2,610.00
Unknown $2,400.00
Natural Resources $2,150.00
Business $2,125.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,850.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,750.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,738.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,200.00
Transportation $1,200.00
Energy $1,000.00
Civil servant/public employee $800.00
Political/Ideological $700.00
Agriculture $500.00
Education $400.00
Telecommunications & Computers $300.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $250.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1995-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Wieckert, Steve Appleton, WI Legislator $30,859
Wieckert, Carlton & Betty Menasha, WI Wieckert Real Estate $6,000
Michiels-Maples, Debra Appleton, WI Michiels Dining $1,725
Wieckert, Anita Appleton, WI Retired $1,700
Kolosso Family Appleton, WI Kolosso Toyota $1,500
Mills, Stewart Jr & Sandra Menasha, WI Mills Fleet Farm $1,450
Crowley, Geoffrey & Linda Appleton, WI Air Wisconsin $1,350
Ellefson Peil, Judy Hortonville, WI Family & Sports Chiropractic/Ellefson Chiropractic $1,305
Gavronski, Michael Appleton, WI Tri-County Distributors $1,300
Wieckert, Paula & Jeff St Louis Park, MN Methodist Hospital/Consultant $1,300

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