2004 Campaign Finance Profile - John Townsend

Rep. John Townsend (R) Fond du Lac Picture: Rep. John TownsendAssembly District 52

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Townsend was first elected in 1998.

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

Volunteers for Agriculture ($77) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Townsend.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Townsend
Raised: $32,944 - Spent: $26,036
Vote: 66.4% - Cost/Vote: $1.50
Independent Backing: $77
Schultz
Raised: $8,099 - Spent: $7,747
Vote: 33.5% - Cost/Vote: $0.88
Independent Backing: $0
Townsend’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Aging and Long-Term Care; Education; Financial Institutions; Housing (Vice-Chair); Military Affairs; Public Health; Veterans Affairs.

2003-2004: Education; Electronic Democracy and Government Reform (Chair); Financial Institutions; Housing (Vice-Chair); Joint Legislative Council; Veterans and Military Affiars (Vice-Chair).


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $5,483
Self $0
Under $100 $8,846
$100 or more $17,714
PACs & Parties $6,385
Other Income $0
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$10,264 (59.6%) $6,950 (40.4%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $3,400
Banking & Finance $3,300
Construction $2,800
Transportation $1,925
Business $1,550
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,450
Insurance $1,375
Real Estate $1,300
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,289
Health Services/Institutions $1,200
Unknown $1,100
Political/Ideological $660
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $600
Natural Resources $550
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $500
Education $300
Energy $300
Road Construction $300
Agriculture $100
Telecommunications & Computers $100
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1998-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Townsend, John & Maria Fond du Lac, WI Legislator $8,651
Sadoff Family Fond du Lac, WI Badger Liquor $2,450
Ahern Family Fond du Lac, WI JF Ahern Co $2,025
Colwin, Joseph & Dawn Campbellsport, WI Mid-State Aluminum $1,500
Neumann Family Fond du Lac, WI RB Royal Industries $1,500
Wagner, Michael Fond du Lac, WI Society Insurance $1,450
Lindberg, James Fond du Lac, WI A to Z Vending $1,175
Dillmann, Todd & Mary Walker Fond du Lac, WI Giddings & Lewis/Graphic designer $1,125
Kleinfeldt, Richard & Joan Fond du Lac, WI Retired $1,125
Massick, Stephen Fond du Lac, WI Fond du Lac Regional Clinic $1,100

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