2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Michael Sheridan

Rep. Michael Sheridan (D) JanesvillePicture: Rep. Michael SheridanAssembly District 44

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Sheridan was first elected in 2004.

He 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. Sheridan.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Sheridan
Raised: $32,297 - Spent: $15,629
Vote: 69.3% - Cost/Vote: $1.18
Independent Backing: $158
Yoss
Raised: $12,083 - Spent: $9,252
Vote: 30.6% - Cost/Vote: $1.59
Independent Backing: $0
Sheridan’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Jobs and the Economy; Labor and Industry; Transportation; Speaker’s Task Force on Information Technology Failures.

2005-2006: Insurance; Labor; Small Business; Workforce Development.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $1,515
Self $0
Under $100 $5,535
$100 or more $18,735
PACs & Parties $7,775
Other Income $253
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
$6,650 (35.5%) $12,085 (64.5%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $4,420.00
Health Professionals $3,230.00
Transportation $2,855.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,550.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,275.00
Road Construction $1,770.00
Unknown $1,625.00
Insurance $1,200.00
Energy $1,100.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,070.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $940.00
Construction $550.00
Real Estate $500.00
Telecommunications & Computers $500.00
Business $475.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $350.00
Natural Resources $275.00
Civil servant/public employee $250.00
Agriculture $200.00
Banking & Finance $125.00
Education $100.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
Political/Ideological $50.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Sheridan, Michael & Sarah Janesville, WI Legislator/United Auto Workers/
Rock Road Companies
$3,802
Kennedy Family Janesville, WI Rock Road Companies $1,870
Sheridan, Douglas Janesville, WI Ott Schweitzer Distributing Inc $1,300
Cullen, Tim & Barbara Janesville, WI Blue Cross & Blue Shield $1,230
Vogt, Don Janesville, WI General Motors $1,000
McCormick, Pierre Madison, WI Wisconsin Distributors $750
Bechthold, David & Ned Delafield, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $700
Cullen Family Janesville, WI JP Cullen & Sons $650
George, Paul Brookfield, WI Wisconsin Vision Inc $600

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