2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Steve Hilgenberg

Rep. Steve Hilgenberg (D) DodgevillePicture: Rep. Steve HilgenbergAssembly District 51

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Hilgenberg was first elected in 2006.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced a Republican incumbent in the general election.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI ($137) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Hilgenberg. Volunteers for Agriculture ($2,587), WI Hospitals ($247) and WI Right to Life ($131) made independent expenditures in favor of his opponent.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Hilgenberg
Raised: $60,086 - Spent: $57,238
Vote: 53.3% - Cost/Vote: $5.12
Independent Backing: $137
Freese
Raised: $89,163 - Spent: $83,472
Vote: 46.7% - Cost/Vote: $8.52
Independent Backing: $2,965
Hilgenberg’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Insurance; Rural Economic Development; Small Business.

2005-2006: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $0
Self $753
Under $100 $14,211
$100 or more $35,784
PACs & Parties $2,565
Other Income $0
WECF** $6,773
**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
$21,822 (61.0%) $13,962 (39.0%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $9,483.40
Unknown $5,950.00
Health Professionals $4,225.00
Political/Ideological $2,865.40
Business $2,375.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,900.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,875.00
Agriculture $1,695.00
Construction $1,625.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $1,225.00
Banking & Finance $1,100.00
Real Estate $800.00
Education $766.15
Labor Unions $550.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $506.19
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $358.28
Health Services/Institutions $300.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2005-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Glass, Bradley & Barbara Spring Green, WI Bradley M Glass Attorney at Law $1,000
Herr, Mark & Molly Eau Claire, WI Luther Midelfort Clinic/Mayo Clinic $1,000
Patenaude, Daniel & Jeanne Dodgeville, WI Grass Dairy Inc $895
Hilgenberg, Steve Dodgeville, WI Inkwell Printers/Candidate $753
McNab, Jim & Christie Darlington, WI Retired $750
Mayo, George & John Sun Prairie, WI Service Specialists Inc $700
Geer, Boyd & Marcia Dodgeville, WI Retired $650
Hilgenberg, Bob & Sharon Everett, WA Retired $620
Saucerman, Michael & Taemie Arena, WI Land’s End/IBEW (Electrical Workers) $600
Steudel, Charles & Sue Mineral Point, WI Bloomfield Manor $600

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