2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Joseph Leibham

Senator Joseph Leibham (R) SheboyganPicture: Senator Joseph LeibhamSenate District 9

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Senator Leibham was first elected to the Assembly in 1998 and to the Senate in 2002.

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

WI Right to Life ($131) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Leibham. NARAL Pro-Choice WI ($57) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI ($137) made independent expenditures in support of his opponent.

Building Wisconsin’s Future spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" opposing Senator Leibham.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Leibham
Raised: $354,072 - Spent: $336,175
Vote: 59.4% - Cost/Vote: $8.77
Independent Backing: $131
Aulik
Raised: $70,307 - Spent: $67,593
Vote: 40.6% - Cost/Vote: $2.58
Independent Backing: $194
Leibham’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Senate Organization; Ethics Reform and Government Operations; Transportation, Tourism and Insurance; Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology and Financial Institutions; Joint Review of Administrative Rules; Joint Legislative Organization.

2005-2006: Higher Education and Tourism; Energy,Utilities and Information Technologies; Joint Review of Criminal Penalties.; Joint Finance.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $4,256
Self $0
Under $100 $66,438
$100 or more $228,573
PACs & Parties $57,675
Other Income $1,386
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
$118,200 (51.7%) $110,373 (48.3%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $43,472.48
Banking & Finance $36,835.10
Construction $24,240.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $22,955.50
Manufacturing & Distributing $20,387.50
Business $15,713.50
Real Estate $15,575.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $13,469.00
Agriculture $11,925.00
Transportation $11,387.02
Natural Resources $10,750.00
Health Services/Institutions $10,282.50
Telecommunications & Computers $9,021.00
Insurance $8,450.00
Energy $8,187.00
Unknown $7,165.00
Education $3,990.00
Political/Ideological $3,950.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,425.00
Labor Unions $1,900.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $1,717.62
Road Construction $1,200.00
Civil servant/public employee $250.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1997-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Gentine Family Elkhart Lake, WI Sargento Inc/Dairyland Investors $12,050
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $10,600
Stayer Family Fond du Lac, WI Johnsonville Foods $8,100
Richardson Family Oostburg, WI Richardson Industries Co $7,625
French, Brian & Julie Sheboygan, WI French Racing $6,000
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $5,625
Gutschow Family Sheboygan, WI Larry’s Distributing $4,947
Walton Family Jackson, WY Wal-Mart Stores $4,650
Pauly, Greg & Delores New Holstein, WI Retired $4,250
French, Jame & Joan Sheboygan, WI Retired/JL French Corp $4,100

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