2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Jon Richards

Rep. Jon Richards (D) MilwaukeePicture: Rep. Jon RichardsAssembly District 19

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Richards was first elected in 1998.

He was unopposed in the primary and general elections.

The Human Rights League ($21), Milwaukee Police Assn ($99) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI ($137) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Richards.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Richards
Raised: $26,677 - Spent: $11,340
Vote: 93.4% - Cost/Vote: $0.61
Independent Backing: $257
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 6.6% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Richards’ Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Assembly Organization; Financial Institutions; Rules; Joint Legislative Organization; Special Committee on Great Lakes Water Resources Compact.

2005-2006: Assembly Organization; Financial Institutions; Rules; Joint Legislative Organization.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $35,006
Self $0
Under $100 $2,375
$100 or more $10,384
PACs & Parties $6,925
Other Income $6,992
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
$3,750 (36.1%) $6,634 (63.9%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $3,039.38
Health Professionals $2,145.00
Labor Unions $1,850.00
Insurance $1,375.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,100.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,100.00
Energy $1,050.00
Real Estate $1,050.00
Education $900.00
Health Services/Institutions $800.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $700.00
Political/Ideological $600.00
Business $550.00
Agriculture $350.00
Construction $300.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $200.00
Telecommunications & Computers $100.00
Unknown $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1997-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Richards, Jon Milwaukee, WI Legislator $10,432
Richards, Iva Waukesha, WI Medical College of Wisconsin/Planned Parenthood $2,270
Honold, Linda & Reynolds Milwaukee, WI Democratic Party of Wisconsin $1,750
Hynes, Jeffrey S & Jill Stephens Muskego, WI Hynes & Associates/Trinity Memorial Hospital $1,700
Zeppos, Evan Brookfield, WI Zeppos Public Relations $1,400
Kohler, Julilly Milwaukee, WI JWK Real Estate $1,150
Finerty, John Elm Grove, WI Friebert, Finerty & St John $1,100
Adelman, Elizabeth Mukwonago, WI Adelman Law Office $1,000
Brutvan, Martin Milwaukee, WI Radiologist $1,000
Kohler, Marie Milwaukee, WI Actress & writer $850

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