2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Mark Miller

Senator Mark Miller (D) Monona Picture: Senator Mark MillerSenate District 16

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Senator Miller was first elected to the Assembly in 1998 and to the Senate in 2004.

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

Human Rights League ($19), Planned Parenthood Action Fund ($327) and Planned Parentood Advocates of Wisconsin ($171) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Miller.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Miller
Raised: $154,109 - Spent: $160,022
Vote: 60.0% - Cost/Vote: $2.75
Independent Backing: $517
Peterson
Raised: $88,450 - Spent: $87,835
Vote: 39.9% - Cost/Vote: $2.27
Independent Backing: $0
Miller’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Agriculture and Insurance; Campaign Finance Reform and Ethics; Joint Review of Administrative Rules; Joint Audit.

2003-2004 Assembly: Budget Review; Children and Families; Health; Natural Resources; Recodification of Chapter 55, Placement and Services for Persons with Disabilities; The Public Health System’s Response to Terrorism and Public Health Emergencies; Veterans and Military Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03* $7,518
Self $15,208
Under $100 $21,515
$100 or more $85,562
PACs & Parties $16,565
Other Income $15,259
WECF** $0
*Assembly member at election time.
**voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04**
In-District Out-District
$40,120 (46.9%) $45,442 (53.1%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.
**Assembly member at election time.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04**
Interest Amount
Education $12,786
Unknown $11,900
Labor Unions $11,656
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $11,235
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $10,742
Civil servant/public employee $10,057
Health Professionals $6,735
Political/Ideological $5,039
Transportation $3,300
Real Estate $3,000
Non-Profit/Social Services $2,575
Business $2,114
Energy $1,790
Banking & Finance $1,610
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,350
Construction $1,300
Insurance $1,150
Telecommunications & Computers $1,140
Health Services/Institutions $1,038
Agriculture $685
Manufacturing & Distributing $600
Natural Resources $200
Defense $125
*Excludes returned and self contributions.
**Assembly member at election time.

Top Contributors
1998-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Miller, Mark & Jo Oyama-Miller Monona, WI Legislator/Community Action Coalition $16,241
Fienen, Chandra & Michael San Francisco, CA Howard, Rice et al $2,435
Wahlin, Donald & Carol Stoughton, WI Stoughton Trailers $2,000
Veasy, Chance & Keiko Minneapolis, MN US Army/University of Minnesota $1,950
Miller, Sterling & Suzanne Lolo, MT National Wildlife Federation $1,874
Traver, Jon Monona, WI Wisconsin Investment Board $1,700
Bowles, B Dean & Ann Monona, WI University of Wisconsin $1,577
Farley, Eugene & Linda Verona, WI UW Medical School $1,100
Fritz, Richard Monona, WI Real estate $1,000
Jackson, Matt Prescott, AZ Musician $1,000
Laudon, Robert St James, MO University of Missouri $1,000

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