2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Julie Lassa

Senator Julie Lassa (D) Stevens Point Picture: Senator Julie LassaSenate District 24

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Senator Lassa was first elected to the Assembly in 1998 and to the Senate in an April 2003 special election.

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

Healthy Wisconsin ($924), Human Rights League ($19) and Volunteers for Agriculture ($77) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Lassa.

Wisconsin Right to Life spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" in oppositon to Senator Lassa.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Lassa
Raised: $73,496 - Spent: $36,741
Vote: 67.6% - Cost/Vote: $0.63
Independent Backing: $1,020
Swank
Raised: $525 - Spent: $525
Vote: 32.4% - Cost/Vote: $0.02
Independent Backing: $0
Lassa’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Housing and Financial Institutions; Job Creation, Economic Develpment and Consumer Affairs; Joint Audit.

2003-2004: Review of Administrative Rules; Joint Review of Administrative Rules; Agriculture, Financial Institutions and Insurance.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 5/22/03* $22,491
Self $0
Under $100 $15,625
$100 or more $42,444
PACs & Parties $15,071
Other Income $356
WECF** $0
*Elected to Senate in 2003.
**voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
5 /22/03-12/31/04**
In-District Out-District
$28,164 (66.4%) $14,280 (33.6%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.
**Elected to the Senate in April 2003 special election.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
5/22/03-12/31/04**
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $6,490
Banking & Finance $5,975
Labor Unions $5,400
Insurance $5,350
Agriculture $4,640
Natural Resources $2,949
Transportation $2,700
Energy $2,510
Real Estate $2,234
Health Services/Institutions $2,150
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,075
Unknown $2,000
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,946
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,925
Political/Ideological $1,521
Business $1,340
Education $1,310
Civil servant/public employee $1,250
Construction $1,225
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,140
Telecommunications & Computers $1,085
Non-Profit/Social Services $300
*Excludes returned and self contributions.
**Elected to the Senate in April 2003 special election.

Top Contributors
1994-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Lassa, Julie & John Moe Plover, WI Legislator/Congressman Dave Obey $9,532
Schierl Family Plover, WI Schierl Inc $5,298
Spoerl, Robert Waupaca, WI Premium Brands $2,601
Glenzer, Kurt & Laurence Stevens Point, WI McDill Auto Wrecking $2,200
Okray Family Plover, WI Okray Produce Co $2,000
Lassa, Jerry & Josephine Mosinee, WI Foremost Farms $1,857
Melski, John & Linda Marshfield , WI Marshfield Clinic $1,814
Hasenohrl, Don & Kathleen Pittsville, WI Legislator, Retired/Midstate Technical College $1,735
Rogers, Paul J Marshfield, WI Rogers Cinema $1,700
Schuh, Dale Stevens Point, WI Sentry Insurance $1,600

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