Campaign 2002 Profile Brown

Senator Ron Brown (R) Eau ClaireSenator Ron BrownSenate District 31

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2002 Election Notes and Background
2002 Campaign Finance Summary
* Senator Brown was first elected in 2002.

* He was unopposed in the primary and faced a Democratic incumbent in the general election. 

* WI Right to Life PAC ($243) made independent expenditures benefiting Brown. WI Nurses PAC ($84) made independent expenditures favoring his opponent. 

*Coalition to Keep America working spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" attacking Brown’s opponent.

Brown Moen
Vote: 50.4% $8.72/vote Vote: 49.4% $6.59/vote
Independent backing:
Independent backing:
Brown’s Committee Assignments
2003-2004: Agriculture, Financial Institutions and Insurance; Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board; Economic Development, Job Creation and Housing; Health, Children, Families, Aging and Long Term Care; Homeland Security, Veterans and Military Affairs and Government Reform (Chair); Rural Economic Development Board. 

2001-2002: Not yet elected.

Where Did the Money Come From?

Cash-on-hand 1/1/99 $0
Self $8,529
Under $100 $12,643
$100 or more $196,133
PACS & Parties $22,334
Other Income $0
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

*From individual contributors giving $100 or more per year and all PAC, party and candidate committee contributions.

Who are the top contributors to Senator Brown?
1/1/02 - 12/31/02

Contributor City Business Amount
Brown, Ron Eau Claire, WI Legislator/Pine Cone Manor $8,529.00
Barry, William E & Suzanne Brookfield, WI Speed Systems Inc $2,000.00
Frelk, Calvin & Arlene Merrillan, WI Northern Christmas Trees & Nursery $2,000.00
Kern, Robert & Patricia Waukesha, WI Generac Corp $2,000.00
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $2,000.00
Nelson, Grant & Carol Prescott, WI Retired $2,000.00
Uihlein, Phillip & Richard Milwaukee, WI U-Line Corp $2,000.00
Wendt, Kenneth & Patricia Watersmeet, MI Windway Capital $2,000.00
Frautschi, John J Madison, WI Webcrafters Inc $1,500.00
Gelatt, Philip & Daniel Jr La Crosse, WI Northern Engraving Corp/Northern Micrographics $1,500.00
Radtke, Thomas & Muriel Winneconne, WI Bob Radtke Inc $1,500.00
Wieser, Mary Maiden Rock, WI Wieser Concrete Co $1,500.00

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