2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Mark Pettis

Rep. Mark Pettis (R) La Follette Picture: Rep. Mark PettisAssembly District 28

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Pettis was first elected in 1998.

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

Healthy Wisconsin ($1,013) and Volunteers for Agriculture ($5,573) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Pettis. Planned Parenthood Action Fund ($327), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($1,627), WEAC ($24,335) and the Wisconsin Professional Police Association ($1,679) made expenditures favoring his opponent.

All Children Matter and Wisconsin Right to Life spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" in support of Rep. Pettis.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Pettis
Raised: $90,191 - Spent: $84,743
Vote: 53.6% - Cost/Vote: $5.21
Independent Backing: $6,587
Wolden
Raised: $85,297 - Spent: $86,409
Vote: 46.4% - Cost/Vote: $6.13
Independent Backing: $27,988
Pettis’ Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Aging and Long-Term Care; Military Affairs; Natural Resources; Tourism (Chair); State and Tribal Relations; Governors Council on Tourism.

2003-2004: Aging and Long-Term Care; Natural Resources; State-Tribal Relations; Tourism (Chair); Veterans and Military Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $225
Self $100
Under $100 $14,819
$100 or more $61,807
PACs & Parties $10,248
Other Income $3,216
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$15,266 (24.7%) $46,541 (75.3%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Construction $9,846
Health Professionals $6,980
Business $6,863
Banking & Finance $6,650
Manufacturing & Distributing $4,825
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,548
Health Services/Institutions $4,300
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $3,950
Insurance $3,645
Political/Ideological $3,198
Unknown $3,050
Road Construction $2,825
Real Estate $2,750
Telecommunications & Computers $1,800
Transportation $1,450
Energy $1,325
Natural Resources $1,250
Civil servant/public employee $750
Education $700
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $700
Agriculture $500
Labor Unions $100
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1994-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Myers, Andrew & Diane Shoreview, MN Retired $4,000
Pettis, Mark Siren, WI Legislator $2,892
Pettis, Luther & Mayme Osceola, WI Retired $2,490
King, Wayne & Christa Danbury, WI Wayne’s IGA $2,327
Schulte Family Ellsworth, WI Victory Fireworks $1,800
Brown, Robert Jr & Mary Osceola, WI Champion Industries $1,700
Dresel, Dale & David Grantsburg, WI Dresel Construction $1,700
Verhasselt, Gary & Lori Osceola, WI Verhasselt Construction Co $1,600
Bowen, Ivan III St Croix Falls, WI Dresser Trap Rock $1,250
Olson, Michael Osceola, WI Olson Chiropractic Clinic $1,250

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