Campaign 2002 Profile Ellis

Senator Michael G. Ellis (R) NeenahSenator Michael EllisSenate District 19

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2002 Election Notes and Background
2002 Campaign Finance Summary

* Senator Ellis was first elected to the Assembly in 1970 and to the Senate in 1982.

* He was unopposed in the primary and general elections.

* WI Right to Life PAC ($91) made independent expenditures benefiting Ellis. 

Ellis None
Vote: 99.2% $1.13/vote Vote: 0.8% $0/vote
Independent backing:
Independent backing:
Ellis’ Committee Assignments
2003-2004: Education Commission of the States; Education, Ethics and Elections (Chair); Joint Legislative Council; Standards Development Council; Joint Survey on Tax Exemptions (Co-Chair).

2001-2002: Joint Survey on Tax Exemptions; Joint Survey on Retirement Systems; Retirement Research; Universities, Housing, and Government Operations.

Where Did the Money Come From?

Cash-on-hand 1/1/99 $167,083
Self $0
Under $100 $15,752
$100 or more $57,095
PACS & Parties $2,812
Other Income $27,227
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 Ellis?
1/1/93 - 12/31/02

Contributor City Business Amount
Mills Family Brainerd, MN Mills Supply Co $6,000.00
Radtke, Tom & Muriel Winneconne, WI Bob Radtke Inc $3,750.00
Sabee Family Appleton, WI R Sabee Inc $2,400.00
Gavronski, Michael Appleton, WI Tri-County Distributors $2,250.00
Smith, Mowry Neenah, WI Retired $2,200.00
Ogilvie, Mrytle Hortonville, WI Pierce Manufacturing $1,950.00
Prosser, Thomas Neenah, WI Menasha Corp $1,900.00
Purdy, Thomas & Steven Purdy Appleton, WI Apple Hill Redevelopment $1,800.00
Connor Family River Hills, WI Nicolet Hardwoods $1,750.00
Barlow, F John Appleton, WI SANCO $1,700.00

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