2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Gary Sherman

Rep. Gary Sherman (D) Port Wing Picture: Rep. Gary ShermanAssembly District 74

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Sherman was first elected in 1998.

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

Human Rights League ($19), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($899) and Volunteers for Agriculture ($77) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Sherman. Concerned Business and Industry ($14,750) and NRA Political Victory Fund ($4,343) made independent expenditures in favor of his opponent.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Sherman
Raised: $77,137 - Spent: $87,998
Vote: 53.1% - Cost/Vote: $5.43
Independent Backing: $995
Linton
Raised: $105,008 - Spent: $92,619
Vote: 46.3% - Cost/Vote: $6.55
Independent Backing: $19,093
Sherman’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Financial Institutions; Rules; Transportation; Veterans Affairs.

2003-2004: Education Reform; Financial Institutions; State-Tribal Relations; Transportation; Veterans and Military Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $24,562
Self $0
Under $100 $22,951
$100 or more $42,007
PACs & Parties $9,229
Other Income $2,950
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$21,047 (51.1%) $20,170 (48.9%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $7,555
Health Professionals $5,660
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $5,641
Labor Unions $5,463
Unknown $5,300
Banking & Finance $4,140
Education $3,666
Political/Ideological $3,128
Civil servant/public employee $2,860
Business $1,585
Non-Profit/Social Services $1,050
Construction $700
Agriculture $605
Real Estate $505
Health Services/Institutions $465
Insurance $450
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $400
Natural Resources $260
Manufacturing & Distributing $200
Transportation $125
Telecommunications & Computers $100
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1998-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Sherman, Gary & Jean Port Wing, WI Legislator $6,500
Hanson, Camilla Mellen, WI Retired $3,000
Hawksford, John & Kay Drummond, WI Hawksford Dental $3,000
Sturgul, Paul Hurley, WI Attorney $2,600
Kolodziej, Thomas & Barbara Iron River, WI Iron River Sand & Gravel $2,100
Collins, James & Joanne Cable, WI Retired $1,675
Bartlett, David Waunakee, WI Bone & Joint Surgery $1,550
Florine, Craig Washburn, WI Sneed & Associates $1,500
Hart, Robert & Agnes Jacksonville, FL Retired $1,500
Boyle, Frank & Anne Superior , WI Legislator $1,355

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