2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Thomas A. Lothian

Rep. Thomas A. Lothian (R) Williams BayPicture: Rep. Thomas A. LothianAssembly District 32

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Lothian was first elected in 2002.

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

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

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Lothian
Raised: $45,844 - Spent: $47,613
Vote: 53.6% - Cost/Vote: $4.97
Independent Backing: $131
Schroeder
Raised: $23,195 - Spent: $23,274
Vote: 46.2% - Cost/Vote: $2.81
Independent Backing: $0
Lothian’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Urban and Local Affairs; Ways and Means; Workforce Development; Consumer Protection and Personal Privacy (Chair); Joint Survey Retirement Systems; Special Committee on Applicability of Open Meetings Law to Quasi-Governmental Bodies.

2005-2006: Economic Development; State-Federal Relations (Chair); Urban and Local Affairs; Ways and Means; Workforce Development (Vice-Chair).


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $3,174
Self $15,000
Under $100 $2,308
$100 or more $21,310
PACs & Parties $6,875
Other Income $351
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
$16,150 (75.8%) $5,160 (24.2%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Manufacturing & Distributing $4,925.00
Banking & Finance $3,250.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,885.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,575.00
Real Estate $1,650.00
Construction $1,500.00
Business $1,450.00
Energy $1,250.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,250.00
Health Professionals $1,000.00
Transportation $1,000.00
Political/Ideological $975.00
Health Services/Institutions $850.00
Telecommunications & Computers $700.00
Agriculture $575.00
Civil servant/public employee $550.00
Insurance $500.00
Education $450.00
Labor Unions $350.00
Natural Resources $250.00
Unknown $250.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2001-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Lothian, Thomas A Williams Bay, WI Legislator $19,200
Athans, Dean & James Lake Geneva, WI Chemtool Inc $2,500
Weber, David A & Ellen Williams Bay, WI Mode Industries $2,250
Petersen, William O Chicago , IL Vedder, Price & Kaufman $1,350
Hedberg, Donald Lake Geneva, WI Retired $1,250
Melges, Gloria Fontana, WI Melges Boat Works $1,100
Gage, William & Mary Williams Bay, WI Gage Marine $1,050
Otzen, Karl Lake Geneva, WI Circle L Capital Management $1,050
Cashman, Thomas J Kenilworth, IL SAK Trading Co $1,000
Vaughan, Howard A Jr Lake Geneva, IL Vaughan & Bushnell Mfg $950

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