2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Stephen Freese

Rep. Stephen Freese (R) Dodgeville Picture: Rep. Stephen FreeseAssembly District 51

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Freese was first elected in 1990.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

Volunteers for Agriculture ($77) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Freese.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Freese
Raised: $37,354 - Spent: $39,224
Vote: 57.3% - Cost/Vote: $2.39
Independent Backing: $77
Miller
Raised: $22,095 - Spent: $20,639
Vote: 42.7% - Cost/Vote: $1.69
Independent Backing: $0
Freese’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Assembly Organization; Campaigns and Elections (Chair); Financial Institutions; Public Health; Rules; Rural Affairs and Renewable Energy.

2003-2004: Campaigns and Elections (Chair); Electronic Democracy and Government Reform (Vice-Chair); Financial Institutions; Joint Legislative Council; Public Health; Review Fireworks Law (Co-Chair); Rules; Rural Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $3,519
Self $0
Under $100 $7,209
$100 or more $20,635
PACs & Parties $9,510
Other Income $0
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$7,635 (37.2%) $12,900 (62.8%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Transportation $5,400
Banking & Finance $3,900
Health Professionals $3,535
Construction $3,450
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,600
Political/Ideological $2,260
Unknown $1,200
Road Construction $1,100
Agriculture $850
Natural Resources $800
Insurance $750
Real Estate $625
Energy $500
Health Services/Institutions $500
Manufacturing & Distributing $500
Business $400
Telecommunications & Computers $400
Education $350
Labor Unions $300
Civil servant/public employee $250
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $150
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $125
Non-Profit/Social Services $100
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1993-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Kraemer Family Plain, WI Kraemer Brothers Construction $4,350
Donaldson Family Beloit, WI Vivid Inc $2,820
Rapp, Eric & Irene Avoca, WI Cardinal Insulated Glass $2,750
Berg Family Dodgeville, WI Quality Liquid Feeds $2,375
Bussan, Roger Plain, WI Dentist $1,907
Virtue, John & Christine Darlington, WI Virtue Motors $1,800
Ballweg, Darlene Sauk City, WI Ballweg Chev Olds $1,690
Wenger, James Dodgeville, WI Wenger Chiropractic Center $1,500
James, Richard & Harlow Fennimore, WI H James & Sons Inc $1,300
Gollon, David Dodgeville, WI Gollon Bait & Fish Farm $1,200

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