2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Sheldon Wasserman

Rep. Sheldon Wasserman (D) MilwaukeePicture: Rep. Sheldon WassermanAssembly District 22

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Wasserman was first elected in 1994.

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

Healthy Wisconsin ($578), Human Rights League ($19) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($899) made independent expenditures favorable to Rep. Wasserman.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Wasserman
Raised: $59,900 - Spent: $17,135
Vote: 65.4% - Cost/Vote: $0.79
Independent Backing: $1,497
Hintze
Raised: $20,172 - Spent: $20,041
Vote: 34.5% - Cost/Vote: $1.74
Independent Backing: $0
Wasserman’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Corrections and the Courts; Health; Medicaid Reform; Public Health.

2003-2004: Corrections and the Courts; Government Operations and Spending Limitations; Health; Public Health.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $128,056
Self $0
Under $100 $15,918
$100 or more $33,945
PACs & Parties $4,437
Other Income $2,874
WECF* $2,726
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$15,415 (45.4%) $18,530 (54.6%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $15,880
Health Services/Institutions $5,012
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $2,850
Banking & Finance $1,950
Unknown $1,800
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,700
Education $1,400
Business $1,350
Real Estate $1,000
Manufacturing & Distributing $760
Non-Profit/Social Services $750
Insurance $700
Labor Unions $700
Civil servant/public employee $500
Energy $500
Natural Resources $450
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $430
Transportation $300
Construction $250
Political/Ideological $100
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1994-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Wasserman, Sheldon & Wendy Milwaukee, WI Legislator/Milwaukee Public Schools $27,600
Bader, Daniel & Linda Milwaukee, WI Helen Bader Foundation/Social worker $4,360
Rosenberg, John & Lucille Milwaukee, WI Telecheck Wisconsin (Retired)/Psychiatrist $3,600
Smith, Jack Milwaukee, WI Shorewest Realtors $3,100
Warriner, T Read Fox Point, WI Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District $2,600
Borkovec, Terre Shorewood, WI Columbia-St Mary’s Hospital $2,500
Gilman, Daniel & Jean Wauwatosa, WI UW Medical School/Sinai Samaritan Medical Center $2,500
Geimer, Nicholas & Linda Fox Point, WI Oncology of Wisconsin $2,400
Ritz, Esther Leah Milwaukee, WI Retired $2,400
Greenberg, Martin & Beverly Bayside, WI Deutch & Greenberg/Time Warner Cable $2,050

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