2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Donna J. Seidel

Rep. Donna J. Seidel (D) WausauPicture: Rep. Donna J. SeidelAssembly District 85

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Seidel was first elected in 2004.

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

The Human Rights League ($21) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI ($137) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Seidel. NRA Political Victory Fund ($198) and WI Right to Life ($131) made independent expenditure in support of her opponent.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Seidel
Raised: $33,398 - Spent: $24,449
Vote: 64.6% - Cost/Vote: $1.91
Independent Backing: $158
Rasmussen
Raised: $12,686 - Spent: $11,792
Vote: 35.4% - Cost/Vote: $1.68
Independent Backing: $329
Seidel’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Health and Healthcare Reform; Children and Family Law; Corrections and Courts; Special Committee on Strengthening Wisconsin Families.

2005-2006: Children and Families; Corrections and the Courts; Tourism; Workforce Development.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $1,237
Self $0
Under $100 $9,892
$100 or more $15,720
PACs & Parties $7,700
Other Income $85
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
$9,074 (57.7%) $6,646 (42.3%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $2,650.00
Insurance $2,175.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,900.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,735.00
Health Professionals $1,635.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,400.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,350.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,250.00
Education $1,225.00
Energy $1,150.00
Agriculture $1,100.00
Unknown $1,010.00
Banking & Finance $700.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $614.20
Natural Resources $600.00
Telecommunications & Computers $600.00
Political/Ideological $501.12
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $450.00
Real Estate $325.00
Construction $300.00
Transportation $300.00
Road Construction $250.00
Business $200.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Bremer, Christine & Paul Muggli Wausau, WI Bremer & Trollop $1,400
Seidel, Donna Wausau, WI Clerk of Courts Marathon County $1,072
Weinstein, Frances Madison, WI General Beverage $670
Benedetto, Andrew Wausau, WI Children’s Service Society of Wisconsin $641

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