2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Jon Erpenbach

Senator Jon Erpenbach (D) MiddletonPicture: Senator Jon ErpenbachSenate District 27

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Senator Erpenbach was first elected in 1998.

He was unopposed in both the primary and general elections.

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

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Erpenbach
Raised: $102,121 - Spent: $84,258
Vote: 99.3% - Cost/Vote: $1.38
Independent Backing: $158
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 0.7% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Erpenbach’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Campaign Finance Reform, Rural Issues and Information Technology; Education, Health and Human Services (Chair); Transportation, Tourism and Insurance; Joint Survey on Tax Exemptions (Co-chair); Special Committee on Review of State School Aid Formula.

2005-2006: Agriculture and Insurance; Education; Health, Children, Families, Aging & Long-Term Care.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $59,502
Self $0
Under $100 $20,307
$100 or more $42,454
PACs & Parties $14,117
Other Income $25,243
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/06
In-District Out-District
$19,765 (46.6%) $22,689 (53.4%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $7,979.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $5,599.99
Labor Unions $5,400.00
Health Services/Institutions $4,250.00
Banking & Finance $3,450.00
Natural Resources $3,275.00
Transportation $3,200.00
Insurance $3,150.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,625.00
Education $2,525.00
Energy $2,500.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,650.00
Business $1,500.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,440.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,400.00
Political/Ideological $1,277.14
Telecommunications & Computers $1,250.00
Road Construction $1,100.00
Unknown $900.00
Agriculture $850.00
Construction $850.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $200.00
Real Estate $200.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1997-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Boley, Helen Madison, WI Retired $2,750
Hermes, Ron & Julie Laundrie Madison, WI Legislative aide $2,217
Nelson, Paul & Joanna Richard Middleton, WI Middleton Public Library/Wisconsin Dept of Justice/Senate Democratic Caucus $2,067
Von Rutenberg Family Waunakee, WI Nau-Ti-Gal/Betty Lou Cruises/Mariners Inn Restaurant $2,050
Frantz, John & Mary Monroe, WI Monroe Clinic $1,500
Carey, Daniel & Deborah New Glarus, WI New Glarus Brewing Co $1,400
Thompson, Jim Madison, WI Wegner & Associates $1,300
Adelman, Elizabeth Mukwonago, WI Adelman & Hynes $1,250
Francois, Ed & Richard Belleville, WI Francois Oil Co $1,250
Colletti, George Madison, WI H&M Distributing Co $1,200
Thorstad, Ronald & Laureen Madison, WI Thorstad Chevrolet $1,200

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