2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Mary Williams

Rep. Mary Williams (R) Medford Picture: Rep. Mary WilliamsAssembly District 87

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Williams was first elected in 2002.

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

Healthy Wisconsin ($1,054) and Volunteers for Agriculture ($606) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Williams. WEAC ($62,799) and Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters ($15,223) made independent expenditures in favor of her opponent.

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

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Williams
Raised: $109,248 - Spent: $112,293
Vote: 54.3% - Cost/Vote: $7.67
Independent Backing: $1,660
Satterwhite
Raised: $32,153 - Spent: $27,184
Vote: 45.7% - Cost/Vote: $2.20
Independent Backing: $78,022
Williams’ Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Agriculture; Forestry; Natural Resources; Rural Affairs and Renewable Energy (Vice-Chair); Rural Development (Chair); Small Business.

2003-2004: Agriculture (Vice-Chair); Forestry; Natural Resources; Rural Affairs (Vice-Chair); Small Business; Tourism.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $6,749
Self $0
Under $100 $18,258
$100 or more $79,628
PACs & Parties $11,362
Other Income $0
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$15,360 (19.3%) $64,168 (80.7%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $9,777
Health Professionals $9,718
Manufacturing & Distributing $9,195
Health Services/Institutions $7,145
Real Estate $6,722
Road Construction $5,800
Political/Ideological $5,485
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $3,925
Natural Resources $3,900
Business $3,865
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $3,850
Insurance $3,750
Unknown $3,300
Construction $3,182
Agriculture $2,635
Transportation $2,400
Energy $1,850
Civil servant/public employee $1,450
Education $1,290
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $600
Telecommunications & Computers $250
Labor Unions $100
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2002-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Williams, Mary & Kris Medford, WI Legislator/Hardees $9,064
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Zenith Tech $2,100
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $2,000
DeVos, Dick & Betsy Grand Rapids, WI Alticor/Windquest $1,590
Mathy Family La Crosse, WI Mathy Construction $1,550
Gelatt Family La Crosse, WI Northern Engraving Corp/Northern Micrographics $1,500
Marschke, Carl & Gay Phillips, WI Marquip Inc $1,500
Swartout Family Minocqua, WI Meyerson LLC/Minocqua Country Club $1,500
Knox, Randall & Carol Jefferson, WI WD Hoard & Sons/Morgan & Myers $1,490
Johnson Family Hayward, WI Johnson Timber Corp $1,350

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