2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Steve Kestell

Rep. Steve Kestell (R) Elkhart LakePicture: Rep. Steve KestellAssembly District 27

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Kestell was first elected in 1998.

He was unopposed in the primary and general elections.

WI Right to Life ($131) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Kestell.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Kestell
Raised: $13,922- Spent: $7,891
Vote: 99.6% - Cost/Vote: $0.41
Independent Backing: $131
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote:0.4 % - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Kestell’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Finance; Joint Finance; Special Committee on Strenghthening Wisconsin’s Families (Chair).

2005-2006: Children and Families (Chair): Education (Vice-Chair); Family Law (Vice-Chair); Rural Development.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $10,756
Self $0
Under $100 $1,112
$100 or more $7,310
PACs & Parties $5,300
Other Income $200
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
$4,555 (62.3%) $2,755 (37.7%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $3,760.00
Banking & Finance $1,700.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,000.00
Construction $850.00
Agriculture $750.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $700.00
Transportation $650.00
Energy $600.00
Education $500.00
Insurance $500.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $500.00
Natural Resources $450.00
Health Services/Institutions $250.00
Labor Unions $200.00
Business $100.00
Unknown $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1997-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Rohde, Charles & Susan Plymouth, WI Rohde Brothers $2,450
Gentine Family Elkhart Lake, WI Sargento Inc $1,700
Kestell, Steven & Luanne Elkhart Lake, WI Legislator/Century Drill & Tool/Richardson Industries Co $1,550
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $1,425
Maples Family Manitowoc, WI Vinton Construction Co $1,000
Pauly, Greg New Holstein, WI Retired/M&I Bank/Quality Aluminum Casting $800
Lindstrom, Steven Sheboygan Falls, WI Dentist $775
Bryant, Anthony W Waukesha, WI Century Fence Co $750
Varish, George III & Wendy Cleveland , WI Varish Chiropractic $750
Gutschow Family Sheboygan, WI Larry’s Distributing $700

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