2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Brett H. Davis

Rep. Brett Davis (R) Oregon Picture: Rep. Brett DavisAssembly District 80

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Davis was first elected in 2004.

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

Healthy Wisconsin ($1,356) and Volunteers for Agriculture ($7,122) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Davis. America Coming Together Wisconsin ($744), Human Rights League ($19), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($899), Southwest Education Association ($1,800) and WEAC ($58,520) made independent expenditures in favor of his opponent.

Americans for a Brighter Tomorrow and the Greater Wisconsin Committee spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" in opposition to Rep. Davis.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Davis
Raised: $109,029 - Spent: $106,212
Vote: 49.0% - Cost/Vote: $7.29
Independent Backing: $8,478
Thomson
Raised: $81,524 - Spent: $75,722
Vote: 47.0% - Cost/Vote: $5.41
Independent Backing: $61,982
Davis’ Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Energy and Utilties (Vice-Chair); Education; Medicaid Reform; Transportation.

2003-2004: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $0
Self $0
Under $100 $15,335
$100 or more $82,837
PACs & Parties $10,857
Other Income $0
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$12,136 (14.7%) $70,651 (85.3%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Manufacturing & Distributing $10,500
Road Construction $7,800
Health Professionals $7,779
Construction $6,575
Banking & Finance $6,225
Unknown $5,600
Business $5,340
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $5,275
Political/Ideological $4,557
Insurance $4,100
Agriculture $3,950
Real Estate $3,470
Health Services/Institutions $3,105
Civil servant/public employee $3,075
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,591
Transportation $2,550
Telecommunications & Computers $2,450
Natural Resources $2,350
Energy $2,202
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,725
Education $625
Non-Profit/Social Services $300
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $1,250
Knox, William & Carol Ward Fort Atkinson, WI WD Hoard & Sons/Morgan & Myers $1,240
Cullen, Mark & David Janesville, WI JP Cullen & Sons $1,100
Kennedy, William & Diane Janesville, WI Rock Road Companies $1,000
Kern, Robert & Patricia Waukesha, WI Generac Corp $1,000
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $1,000
Sadoff, Gary & Ron Fond du Lac, WI Badger Liquor $1,000
Wood, Robert D Alexandria, VA Barbour, Griffith & Rogers $1,000
Kraemer, Joseph & David Plain, WI Edward Kraemer & Sons Construction $750
Markos, Dennis Madison, WI Penda Corp $750

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