2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Gabe Loeffelholz

Rep. Gabe Loeffelholz (R) Platteville Picture: Rep. Gabe LoeffelholzAssembly District 49

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Loeffelholz was first elected in 2000.

He won a two way primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

Volunteers for Agriculture ($4,443) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Loeffelholz. Human Rights League ($19), Southwest Education Association ($1,997), TAA-PAC ($180), and WEAC ($17,137) made independent expenditures favoring her opponent.

Wisconsin Right to Life spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" in support of Rep. Loeffelholz.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Loeffelholz
Raised: $57,256 - Spent: $54,458
Vote: 55.8% - Cost/Vote: $3.65
Independent Backing: $4,443
Siss
Raised: $13,579 - Spent: $11,459
Vote: 43.9% - Cost/Vote: $0.98
Independent Backing: $19,333
Loeffelholz’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Agriculture; Economic Development; Government Operations and Spending Limitations; Military Affairs; Veterans Affairs (Chair).

2003-2004:Agriculture; Education; Government Operations and Spending Limitations (Vice-Chair); Rural Development (Chair); Veterans and Military Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $10,383
Self $0
Under $100 $15,453
$100 or more $33,495
PACs & Parties $8,309
Other Income $0
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$20,500 (61.2%) $12,995 (38.8%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Unknown $6,350
Banking & Finance $5,250
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,200
Insurance $3,000
Business $2,900
Agriculture $2,550
Education $2,500
Real Estate $2,195
Civil servant/public employee $1,675
Construction $1,650
Road Construction $1,550
Political/Ideological $1,159
Health Professionals $1,150
Transportation $1,050
Health Services/Institutions $1,025
Natural Resources $950
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $800
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $600
Energy $450
Manufacturing & Distributing $400
Telecommunications & Computers $300
Labor Unions $100
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2000-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Loeffelholz, Gabe & Joyce Platteville, WI Legislator/University of Wisconsin $2,800
Clare, ER & Patrick Platteville, WI Clare Bank $1,900
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $1,500
James Family Fennimore, WI H James & Sons Inc $1,250
Dietzel, Malinda Cuba City, WI Homemaker $1,050
Boldt, Wilson Platteville, WI Mound City Bank $1,025
Brockman, Robert & Louise Platteville, WI New York Life $1,000
Kreul, Richard Fennimore, WI Legislator, Retired $975
Wedig, Ronald & Geraldine Platteville, WI Berg Pharmacy $925
Beals, Harold Platteville, WI Retired $900

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