2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Leah Vukmir

Rep. Leah Vukmir (R) WauwatosaPicture: Rep. Leah VukmirAssembly District 14

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Vukmir was first elected in 2002.

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

Milwaukee Police Assn ($99) and WI Right to Life ($131) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Vukmir.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Vukmir
Raised: $$62,034 - Spent: $56,738
Vote: 61.6% - Cost/Vote: $3.62
Independent Backing: $230
Hucke
Raised: $1,519 - Spent: $739
Vote: 38.2% - Cost/Vote: $0.08
Independent Backing: $0
Vukmir’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Public Health; Criminal Justice; Education; Education Reform; Health and Healthcare Reform (Chair); Special Committee on Chartered Schools (Chair).

2005-2006: Children and Families; Criminal Justice and Homeland Security; Education Reform (Chair); Health (Vice-Chair); Medicaid Reform.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $8,603
Self $0
Under $100 $7,950
$100 or more $46,084
PACs & Parties $8,000
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
$12,625 (27.4%) $33,459 (72.6%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $13,390.00
Health Services/Institutions $12,575.00
Banking & Finance $3,875.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $3,350.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,144.00
Insurance $2,825.00
Business $2,400.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,125.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,850.00
Unknown $1,750.00
Education $1,550.00
Transportation $1,300.00
Construction $1,050.00
Political/Ideological $650.00
Civil servant/public employee $550.00
Agriculture $500.00
Real Estate $300.00
Road Construction $300.00
Telecommunications & Computers $200.00
Energy $100.00
Labor Unions $100.00
Natural Resources $100.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2001-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Zignego Family Helenville, WI Zignego Co $3,050
Papachristou Family Brookfield, WI Capitol-Husting Wholesale Liquor/
Marquette University
$1,700
Sievers, Stephen & Mary Jo Wauwatosa, WI Milwaukee Nephrologist $1,700
Nichols, Tom & Therese Elm Grove, WI Meissner, Tierney, et al $1,675
Lecher, James & Sue Menomonee Falls, WI Hub Chrysler $1,650
Walton Family Bentonville, AR Wal-Mart Stores $1,600
Friesch, Andrew & Ann Cedarburg, WI Heartland Adhesives & Coating $1,350
Pittelkow, Robert & Barbara Mequon, WI Quad-Graphics Inc $1,300
Hanin, Linda Milwaukee, WI Capitol-Husting Wholesale Liquor $1,200
Krause, Mark J Brookfield, WI Krause Funeral Homes $1,200
Sprenger, Gary & Sally Mequon, WI Anew Health Care Services Inc $1,200
Vukmir, Nicholas & Elsa New Berlin, WI Retired $1,200
Vukmir, Leah & George Wauwatosa, WI Legislator/
St Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee/Dentist
$1,200

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