2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Pedro Colon

Rep. Pedro Colon (D) MilwaukeePicture: Rep. Pedro ColonAssembly District 8

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Colon 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. Colon.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Colon
Raised: $45,305 - Spent: $28,591
Vote: 98.8% - Cost/Vote: $6.21
Independent Backing: $257
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.2% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Colon’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Finance; Joint Finance.

2005-2006: Finance; Highway Safety; Joint Finance.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $3,726
Self $0
Under $100 $5,386
$100 or more $31,519
PACs & Parties $8,400
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
$850 (2.7%) $30,619 (97.3%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $9,156.00
Education $3,050.00
Banking & Finance $2,775.00
Labor Unions $2,585.00
Health Professionals $2,550.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,350.00
Insurance $1,950.00
Construction $1,450.00
Real Estate $1,400.00
Unknown $1,400.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,350.00
Business $1,200.00
Transportation $1,150.00
Natural Resources $1,100.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $950.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $850.00
Telecommunications & Computers $850.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $800.00
Energy $750.00
Road Construction $750.00
Political/Ideological $613.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $225.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1997-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Thomsen, Mark & Grace Milwaukee, WI Cannon & Dunphy/Milwaukee School of Languages $5,500
Colon, Pedro Milwaukee, WI Legislator/Baxter, OMeara & Samuelsen $4,100
Juame, Francisco Mayaguez, PR Cuenta Oficina $2,050
Ibarra, Dagoberto & Aide Milwaukee, WI Ibarra Enterprises/Milwaukee Area Technical College $1,600
Espinoza, David A Milwaukee, WI La Causa Inc $1,450
Ulmer, Richard & Edity Tucson, AZ Marshfield Clinic $1,400
Earle, Peter Shorewood, WI Peter Earle Law Offices/Boynton & Earle $1,350
Flores, Angel & Sebnem Whitefish Bay, WI Derco Industries $1,350
Ibarra, Oscar Jr & Maria Franklin, WI Leasing International $1,284
Zarate, Jose Bayside, WI La Fuente Restaurant $1,200

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