2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Jim Soletski

Rep. Jim Soletski (D) Green Bay Picture: Rep. Jim SoletskiAssembly District 88

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Soletski was first elected in 2006.

He won a two way primary and faced a Republican incumbent in the general election.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI ($137) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Soletski. WI Hospitals ($772) and WI Right to Life ($131) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Soletski
Raised: $27,608 - Spent: $26,159
Vote: 50.2% - Cost/Vote: $2.93
Independent Backing: $137
Krawczyk
Raised: $66,431 - Spent: $86,312
Vote: 49.7% - Cost/Vote: $9.75
Independent Backing: $903
Soletski’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Energy and Utilities; Small Business; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties.

2005-2006: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $0
Self $3,000
Under $100 $4,065
$100 or more $9,590
PACs & Parties $10,833
Other Income $120
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
$2,980 (31.1%) $6,610 (68.9%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Political/Ideological $6,283.20
Labor Unions $4,550.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,310.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,300.00
Unknown $1,300.00
Education $900.00
Health Professionals $800.00
Business $700.00
Energy $650.00
Transportation $630.00
Health Services/Institutions $500.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $400.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2005-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Soletski, James R & Erica Green Bay, WI Candidate/Innovative Services-Green Bay $3,500
Soletski, Randall J Sr & Sandra Oconto Falls, WI Retired $1,000
Vanden Heuvel, Donald & Claudia Green Bay, WI Retired $1,000
Burkart, Marjorie Green Bay, WI St Vincent Hospital $500
Kessler, Fred Milwaukee, WI Legislator $500
Patterson, Jeffery J Madison, WI UW Medical School $500
Soletski, Randall J Jr Green Bay, WI Glenns 24 Hour Towing Inc $500
Soletski, Dawn Madison, WI Wisconsin Dept of Administration $500
Tropman, Peter J Madison, WI TMG-The Management Group $500
McCarten, E Joe Madison, WI Joe McCarten Audio $400

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