2006 Campaign Finance Profile - John Townsend

Rep. John Townsend (R) Fond du LacPicture: Rep. John TownsendAssembly District 52

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Townsend was first elected in 1998.

He was unopposed in the primary and general elections.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Townsend
Raised: $13,875 - Spent: $3,745
Vote: 99.4% - Cost/Vote: $0.26
Independent Backing: $0
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 0.6% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Townsend’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Small Business; Veterans and Military Affairs; Aging and Long Term Care (Chair); Consumer Protection and Personal Privacy; Education; Financial Institutions; Housing; Special Committee on Airport Authorities.

2005-2006: Aging and Long-Term Care; Education; Financial Institutions; Housing (Vice-Chair); Military Affairs; Public Health; Veterans Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $4,292
Self $0
Under $100 $1,125
$100 or more $5,550
PACs & Parties $7,200
Other Income $0
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
$2,250 (40.5%) $3,300 (59.5%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $2,450.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,400.00
Transportation $1,350.00
Health Professionals $1,000.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $850.00
Energy $750.00
Labor Unions $750.00
Construction $600.00
Insurance $600.00
Telecommunications & Computers $600.00
Real Estate $550.00
Road Construction $500.00
Agriculture $250.00
Education $250.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $250.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $200.00
Business $100.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $100.00
Political/Ideological $100.00
Unknown $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1997-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Townsend, John & Marie Fond du Lac, WI Legislator/Bulls Eye Marketing $8,651
Sadoff Family Fond du Lac, WI Badger Liquor $2,450
Ahern Family Fond du Lac, WI JF Ahern Co $2,125
Michaels Family Brownsville, WI Michels Pipeline Construction $1,550
Colwin, Joseph & Dawn Campbellsport, WI Mid-State Aluminum $1,500
Mackenzie, William II Oshkosh, WI Grancare Nursing Center/Ripon Nursing Home $1,500
Neumann Family Fond du Lac, WI RB Royal Industries $1,500
Wagner, Michael Fond du Lac, WI Society Insurance $1,450
Massick, Stephen Fond du Lac, WI Fond du Lac Regional Clinic $1,200
Shannon, Michael R Sr Fond du Lac, WI Holiday Automotive $1,200

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