2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Donald Friske

Rep. Donald Friske (R) MerrillPicture: Rep. Donald FriskeAssembly District 35

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Friske was first elected in 2000.

He was unpposed in the primary and general elections.

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

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Friske
Raised: $31,681 - Spent: $11,929
Vote: 99.0% - Cost/Vote: $0.77
Independent Backing: $131
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.0% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Friske’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Review of Administrative Rules; Judicary and Ethics; Criminal Justice; Forestry (Chair); Jobs and the Economy; Joint Review of Administrative Rules; Special Committee on Highway Weight Limits.

2005-2006: Review of Administrative Rules; Criminal Justice and Homeland Security (Vice-Chair); Forestry (Chair); Transportation; Joint Review of Administrative Rules.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $1,856
Self $0
Under $100 $5,611
$100 or more $17,030
PACs & Parties $8,000
Other Income $1,040
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
$5,925 (34.8%) $11,105 (65.2%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Natural Resources $3,950.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $3,450.00
Health Professionals $3,025.32
Banking & Finance $1,950.00
Energy $1,625.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,605.00
Road Construction $1,600.00
Construction $1,550.00
Transportation $1,450.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,250.00
Insurance $800.00
Labor Unions $500.00
Telecommunications & Computers $500.00
Political/Ideological $450.00
Business $300.00
Civil servant/public employee $250.00
Education $250.00
Agriculture $200.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $200.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $75.00
Unknown $50.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1999-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Volkert, Richard & Nancy Coloma, WI Mueller Pipeline $3,590
Hunter, Michael & Jane Antigo, WI Volm Bag Co $2,550
Nickel Family Merrill, WI Church Mutual Insurance $2,250
Cherchian, Ara & Valeria Wausau, WI Northland Stainless $2,100
Orr, San W Jr & Joanne Village of Golf, FL Wausau-Mosinee Paper Corp $2,000
Schoone, Lawrence & Ruby Tomahawk, WI Sacred Heart St Mary’s Hospitals $1,745
Johnson Family Hayward, WI Johnson Timber Corp $1,650
Nelson Family Tomahawk, WI Nelson’s Supermarket $1,550
Shinners, George & Matthew Antigo, WI Antigo Construction $1,200
Van der Geest, Mary Kay Merrill, WI Van Der Geest Dairy Cattle/Park City Realty $1,150

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