2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Jerry Petrowski

Rep. Jerry Petrowski (R) Marathon Picture: Rep. Jerry PetrowskiAssembly District 86

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Petrowski was first elected in 1998.

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

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

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Petrowski
Raised: $50,896 - Spent: $32,288
Vote: 64.2% - Cost/Vote: $2.28
Independent Backing: $131
Adams
Raised: $5,399 - Spent: $4,947
Vote: 35.8% - Cost/Vote: $0.63
Independent Backing: $0
Petrowski’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Rural Affairs; State Affairs; Transportation (Chair); Veterans and Military Affairs; Special Committee on Highway Weight Limits.

2005-2006: Agriculture; Highway Safety (Chair); Military Affairs; Natural Resources; State Affairs; Transportation (Vice-Chair).


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $24,172
Self $0
Under $100 $4,206
$100 or more $38,519
PACs & Parties $7,750
Other Income $420
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
$13,763 (35.7%) $24,757 (64.3%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $5,902.00
Construction $5,412.00
Agriculture $4,500.00
Natural Resources $4,000.00
Transportation $3,450.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $3,300.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $3,055.38
Banking & Finance $2,450.00
Insurance $2,350.00
Real Estate $1,500.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,350.00
Road Construction $1,300.00
Business $1,200.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,200.00
Unknown $1,100.00
Energy $900.00
Education $800.00
Health Services/Institutions $700.00
Labor Unions $700.00
Telecommunications & Computers $350.00
Defense $250.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00
Political/Ideological $200.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1997-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Petrowski Family Marathon, WI Legislator/Ginseng grower $15,344
Greenheck Family Weston, WI Greenheck Fan/Greenheck Law Firm $3,200
Brickner Family Wausau, WI Brickner Motors $3,140
Sonnentag, John & Tim Marathon, WI County Concrete $3,140
Creske Family Mosinee, WI Wausau Tile $2,950
Natzke Family Marathon, WI Marth Wood Shavings/Marth Transportation/Strong Dental Office $2,850
Orr, San W Jr Wausau, WI Wausau-Mosinee Paper Corp $2,450
Schuette, Marvin & Ruth Wausau, WI Wausau Homes $2,450
Van Der Geest, Gary & Mary Kay Merrill, WI Van Der Geest Dairy Cattle $2,250
Butler, John & Cindy Wausau, WI Plastic Surgery Group/TJ Maxx $2,200

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