2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Garey D. Bies

Rep. Gary D. Bies (R) Sister BayPicture: Rep. Gary D. BiesAssembly District 1

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Bies was first elected in 2000.

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

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

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Bies
Raised: $22,305 - Spent: $22,648
Vote: 61.5% - Cost/Vote: $1.19
Independent Backing: $77
Hermann
Raised: $15,794 - Spent: $15,479
Vote: 38.4% - Cost/Vote: $1.30
Independent Backing: $0
Ainsworth’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Corrections and the Courts (Chair); Highway Safety (Vice-Chair); Natural Resources; Veterans.

2003-2004: Corrections and the Courts (Chair); Highway Safety (Vice-Chair); Natural Resources; Tourism (Vice-Chair); Veterans and Military Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $17,156
Self $0
Under $100 $3,615
$100 or more $13,150
PACs & Parties $5,540
Other Income $0
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$9,900 (75.3%) $3,250 (24.7%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Construction $3,200
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,865
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,325
Business $1,600
Political/Ideological $1,500
Natural Resources $1,300
Banking & Finance $1,200
Health Professionals $1,000
Manufacturing & Distributing $600
Real Estate $600
Civil servant/public employee $550
Energy $550
Insurance $510
Non-Profit/Social Services $250
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $200
Transportation $200
Agriculture $100
Health Services/Institutions $100
Labor Unions $40
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2000-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Bies, Gary Sister Bay, WI Legislator/Retired $7,592
Calkins, William & Priscilla Ephraim, WI WD Management $2,100
Baudhuin, Richard & Joan Sturgeon Bay, WI Bear hunter $1,550
Blazer, Judith E Ellison Bay, WI Retired $1,500
Culp, Peter & Laurel Sister Bay, WI Nordic Lodge $1,325
Peterson, Ellsworth & Carla Sturgeon Bay, WI Peterson Boats Inc/Door Travel $1,100
Deprey, Kenneth & Judith Luxemburg, WI Kwik Stop $1,050
Anderson, Roger & Sandy Sturgeon Bay, WI Sturgeon Bay Metal Products $1,000
Callsen, R David & LaVonne Ellison Bay, WI Main Street Market Ltd $1,000
Edison, Howard Highland Park, IL Partnership Concepts Realty Management $1,000
Johnson, Al & Lars Sister Bay, WI Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant $1,000
Junion, Terry Sturgeon Bay, WI Enterprise Builders Inc $1,000
Voight, Charles W & Bonita Ellison Bay, WI Island Clipper $1,000

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