2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Gary Sherman

Rep. Gary Sherman (D) Port WingPicture: Rep. Gary ShermanAssembly District 74

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig MoneyProfile Index

2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Sherman was first elected in 1998.

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

The Human Rights League ($21) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI ($137) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Sherman.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Sherman
Raised: $54,279 - Spent: $51,469
Vote: 62.6% - Cost/Vote: $3.79
Independent Backing: $158
LaBarre
Raised: $18,085 - Spent: $11,882
Vote: 37.4% - Cost/Vote: $1.46
Independent Backing: $0
Sherman’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Forestry; Transportation; Veterans and Military Affairs; Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations.

2005-2006: Financial Institutions; Rules; Transportation; Veterans Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $11,303
Self $0
Under $100 $14,946
$100 or more $28,843
PACs & Parties $8,475
Other Income $2,015
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
$17,342 (60.7%) $11,236 (39.3%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $7,568.00
Health Professionals $4,650.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,800.00
Unknown $3,250.00
Banking & Finance $2,750.00
Labor Unions $2,350.00
Civil servant/public employee $2,125.00
Education $2,125.00
Insurance $1,600.00
Business $925.00
Construction $750.00
Real Estate $750.00
Political/Ideological $725.00
Agriculture $675.00
Natural Resources $670.00
Health Services/Institutions $540.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $500.00
Transportation $300.00
Energy $250.00
Telecommunications & Computers $213.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $150.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1997-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Sherman, Gary Port Wing, WI Legislator $6,500
Hanson, Camilla Mellen, WI Retired $3,500
Hawksford, John & Kay Drummond, WI Hawksford Dental $3,350
Kolodziej, Thomas & Barbara Iron River, WI Iron River Sand & Gravel/St Mary’s Hospital Superior $3,100
Sturgul, Paul Hurley, WI Attorney $3,100
Collins, James & Joanne Bayfield, WI Retired $2,675
Grage, Glenn & Dianne Cable, WI Retired/Clark & Clark $1,751
Hart, Robert & Agnes Jacksonville, FL Retired $1,711
Bartlett, David Waunakee, WI Bone & Joint Surgery $1,550
Crawford, Joseph La Pointe, WI Crawford Law Office $1,500
Florine, Craig Washburn, WI Sneed & Associates $1,500

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig MoneyProfile Index