2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Karl Van Roy

Rep. Karl Van Roy (R) Green BayPicture: Rep. Karl Van RoyAssembly District 90

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Van Roy was first elected in 2002.

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

WI Hospitals ($772) and WI Right to Life ($131) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Van Roy. Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI ($137) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Van Roy
Raised: $70,078 - Spent: $67,500
Vote: 55.5% - Cost/Vote: $6.05
Independent Backing: $903
Froseth
Raised: $20,574 - Spent: $20,554
Vote: 44.4% - Cost/Vote: $2.30
Independent Backing: $137
Van Roy’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Small Business; State Affairs (Chair); Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Transportation; Insurance; Special Committee on Great Lakes Water Resources Compact.

2005-2006: Highway Safety; Insurance; Small Business (Chair); Tourism; Transportation.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $6,532
Self $0
Under $100 $13,025
$100 or more $48,217
PACs & Parties $7,700
Other Income $1,136
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
$5,362 (11.1%) $42,855 (88.9%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $10,300.00
Health Professionals $7,011.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $6,100.00
Real Estate $4,070.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $4,025.00
Road Construction $3,000.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,861.00
Business $2,780.00
Construction $2,350.00
Insurance $2,050.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,900.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,850.00
Natural Resources $1,800.00
Transportation $1,650.00
Unknown $900.00
Education $790.00
Energy $750.00
Political/Ideological $550.00
Civil servant/public employee $480.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $450.00
Agriculture $250.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2001-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Dean Family Oneida, WI Dean Distributing Inc $3,677
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $2,388
Fuller, Howard & Deborah McGriff Milwaukee, WI Marquette University/Edison Schools $2,190
Wolf Family Green Bay, WI Rock Garden Supper Club Restaurant $1,900
Gelatt Family La Crosse, WI Northern Engraving Corp/
Northern Micrographics
$1,500
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $1,500
Smith Family Superior, WI Saratoga Liquor Co $1,500
Sharp, Richard & Sherry Richmond, VA School choice $1,400
Van De Yacht, Leo & Mary Green Bay, WI Leo Van de Yacht Well Drilling $1,400
McDonough, Jerry & Debbie Oneida, WI Celebrations $1,380

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