2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Alberta Darling

Senator Alberta Darling (R) River Hills Picture: Senator Alberta DarlingSenate District 8

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Senator Darling was first elected to the the Assembly in a May 1990 special election and to the Senate in 1992.

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

Volunteers for Agriculture ($77) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Darling. America Coming Together Wisconsin ($896), Human Rights League ($19), Planned Parenthood Action Fund ($327), and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($1,627) made independent expenditures in favor of her opponent.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Darling
Raised: $332,455 - Spent: $319,539
Vote: 56.9% - Cost/Vote: $5.73
Independent Backing: $77
Morales
Raised: $76,293 - Spent: $76,293
Vote: 43.0% - Cost/Vote: $1.81
Independent Backing: $2,869
Darling’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Education; Health Children, Families, Aging and Long Term Care; Joint Finance.

2003-2004: Joint Finance (Co-Chair); Finance (Chair); Joint Audit; Joint Employment Relations; Joint Legislative Council.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/01 $64,689
Self $0
Under $100 $41,568
$100 or more $267,362
PACs & Parties $16,939
Other Income $6,585
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/01-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$149,437 (55.9%) $117,675 (44.1%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/01-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $33,450
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $29,550
Health Professionals $27,640
Manufacturing & Distributing $23,675
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $21,965
Real Estate $19,892
Insurance $17,253
Health Services/Institutions $15,204
Construction $14,319
Transportation $12,925
Business $12,603
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $8,859
Natural Resources $8,000
Road Construction $6,150
Education $5,935
Political/Ideological $5,914
Energy $4,800
Telecommunications & Computers $4,520
Unknown $3,875
Non-Profit/Social Services $3,392
Labor Unions $1,450
Civil servant/public employee $1,330
Agriculture $750
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1993-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Kubly, Michael & Billie Mequon, WI Physician $6,500
Darling, Ronald & Jane Sussex, WI Physician/Investors Limited Realty $5,452
Baumgartner, Donald & Donna Milwaukee, WI Paper Converting Machine Co $5,000
Van Dyke, William III & Polly Milwaukee, WI Salomon Smith Barney $4,950
Uihlein, David V Jr & Julie Milwaukee, WI Uihlein Wilson Architects $4,500
Taylor, Don & Carol Waukesha, WI Waukesha State Bank $4,450
Ziegler Family West Bend, WI BC Ziegler Co/Ziegler-Limbach Inc $4,325
Purtell, Edward Jr & Harriett Milwaukee, WI Madison Homes $3,950
Koenigs, Ted & Arleen Menomonee Falls, Wi Precision Metals Inc $3,944
Stein, Jack & Joan Milwaukee, WI Stein Garden & Gifts $3,930

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