2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Gary Tauchen

Rep. Gary Tauchen (R) BonduelPicture: Rep. Gary TauchenAssembly District 6

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Tauchen was first elected in 2006.

He won a four way primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

Volunteers for Agriculture ($20,904) and WI Right to Life ($131) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Tauchen.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Tauchen
Raised:$55,775 - Spent: $55,471
Vote: 60.3% - Cost/Vote: $4.55
Independent Backing: $21,035
Lieffring
Raised: $11,094 - Spent: $11,094
Vote: 39.6% - Cost/Vote: $1.38
Independent Backing: $0
Tauchen’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Rural Affairs; State Affairs; Agriculture; Biofuels and Sustainable Energy.

2005-2006: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $0
Self $33,500
Under $100 $2,775
$100 or more $13,350
PACs & Parties $5,850
Other Income $300
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
$7,325 (54.9%) $6,025 (45.1%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Agriculture $6,900.00
Unknown $1,900.00
Political/Ideological $1,800.00
Energy $1,600.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,525.00
Banking & Finance $1,075.00
Transportation $850.00
Civil servant/public employee $700.00
Insurance $500.00
Road Construction $500.00
Real Estate $450.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $400.00
Construction $350.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $350.00
Health Professionals $200.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2005-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Tauchen, Gary Bonduel, WI Candidate/Tauchen Harmony Valley $33,500
Tauchen, Marlys Bonduel, WI Homemaker $600
Ainsworth, John Shawano, WI Legislator $500
Lunda, Milton & Larry Black River Falls, WI Lunda Construction $500
Ostrom, James De Pere, WI Milksource $500
Robaidek, Russell Pulaski, WI Nutrient applicator $500
Teunissen, Richard Sheboygan Falls, WI Dairy vendor $500
Vosters, John Kaukauna, WI Milksource $500
Willer, Todd Green Bay, WI Omro Dairy $500
Zelten, Patrick Pulaski, WI Dairy farmer $500

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