2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Mary Williams

Rep. Mary Williams (R) MedfordPicture: Rep. Mary WilliamsAssembly District 87

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Williams was first elected in 2002.

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

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

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Williams
Raised: $50,915 - Spent: $41,731
Vote: 50.5% - Cost/Vote: $4.07
Independent Backing: $131
Floberg
Raised: $14,782 - Spent: $16,442
Vote: 49.5% - Cost/Vote: $1.64
Independent Backing: $0
Williams’ Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Natural Resources; Property Rights (Chair); Rural Economic Development; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Agriculture; Rules; Forestry; Special Committee on Review of State School Aid Formula.

2005-2006: Agriculture; Forestry; Natural Resources; Rural Affairs and Renewable Energy (Vice-Chair); Rural Development (Chair); Small Business.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $3,703
Self $0
Under $100 $7,060
$100 or more $35,590
PACs & Parties $8,250
Other Income $15
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
$10,650 (29.9%) $24,940 (70.1%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $8,995.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $3,800.00
Health Services/Institutions $3,000.00
Insurance $2,800.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,550.00
Road Construction $2,500.00
Real Estate $2,415.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,325.00
Health Professionals $2,230.00
Construction $2,075.00
Political/Ideological $2,050.00
Unknown $1,900.00
Natural Resources $1,550.00
Education $1,300.00
Business $1,250.00
Agriculture $1,150.00
Energy $850.00
Transportation $700.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $100.00
Telecommunications & Computers $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2001-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Williams, Mary & Kris Medford, WI Legislator/Hardees $9,064
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $2,500
Johnson Family Hayward, WI Johnson Timber Corp $2,350
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $2,100
Strobl, Thomas & Ginny Kennan, WI Retired $2,000
Oberndorf, Bill & Susan San Francisco, CA SPO Partners $1,800
Peterson Family Medford, WI James Peterson & Sons/Mind Body Spirit $1,800
DeVos, Dick & Betsy Grand Rapids, MI Alticor/Windquest $1,790
Walton Family Betnonville, AR Wal-Mart Stores $1,750
Fuller, Howard & Deborah McGriff Milwaukee, WI Marquette University/Edison Schools $1,640

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