2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Glenn Grothman

Senator Glenn Grothman (R) West BendPicture: Senator Glenn GrothmanSenate District 20

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Senator Grothman was first elected to the Assembly in a December 1993 special election and to the Senate in 2004.

He defeated the Republican incumbent in a two way primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Pro-Life Wisconsin Victory Fund ($771) and Volunteers for Agriculture ($77) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Grothman.

Pro-Life Victory spent an estimated $800 on "issue ads" in support of Senator Grothman.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Grothman
Raised: $177,508 - Spent: $215,976
Vote: 99.2% - Cost/Vote: $2.86
Independent Backing: $848
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 0.8% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Grothman’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Education; Judicary, Corrections and Privacy; Joint Review of Administrative Rules (Co-Chair); Joint Survey Retirement Systems (Co-Chair).

2003-2004 Assembly: Review of Administrative Rules (Chair); Joint Review of Administrative Rules (Co-Chair); Budget Review; Campaigns and Elections; Judiciary; Labor; Recodification of Chapter 767, Actions Affecting the Family (Co-Chair); Rules.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03* $51,410
Self $21,341
Under $100 $20,335
$100 or more $118,494
PACs & Parties $15,661
Other Income $1,728
WECF** $0
*Assembly member during election.
**voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04**
In-District Out-District
$53,674 (45.3%) $64,821 (54.7%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.
**Assembly member during election.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04 **
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $13,211
Unknown $12,957
Road Construction $12,500
Real Estate $11,604
Banking & Finance $10,729
Business $9,835
Manufacturing & Distributing $9,040
Construction $8,980
Health Professionals $7,650
Political/Ideological $7,632
Insurance $6,301
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $6,094
Agriculture $4,250
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,050
Telecommunications & Computers $2,603
Transportation $2,100
Natural Resources $1,925
Health Services/Institutions $1,720
Civil servant/public employee $850
Education $600
Non-Profit/Social Services $275
Energy $200
*Excludes returned and self contributions.
**Assembly member during election.

Top Contributors
1993-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Grothman, Glenn West Bend, WI Legislator $44,341
Zignego Family Helenville, WI Zignego Co $12,550
Ziegler Family Slinger, WI BC Ziegler Co/Ziegler-Limbach Inc $4,420
Ziegler Family Waukesha, WI Inpro Corporation $3,000
Fink, John & Kelly Jackson, WI Synergy Heatlh Care $2,000
Fritz, Dale & Jan Fox Point, WI Retired $2,000
Koebel, Michael & Denise West Bend, WI Property manager $2,000
Harder, Trevor & Maureen Henderson, NV Retired $1,900
Melotik, Paul D & Wendy Grafton, WI Fire Ridge Country Club $1,765
Gehl, Elizabeth West Bend, WI Hairdresser $1,675

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