Campaign 2002 Profile Freese

Rep. Stephen J. Freese (R) DodgevilleRep. Stephen FreeseAssembly District 51

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2002 Election Notes and Background
2002 Campaign Finance Summary
* Rep. Freese was first elected in 1990.

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

*Healthy Wisconsin ($301), WI Nurses PAC ($113), and WI Right to Life PAC ($91) made independent expenditures benefiting Freese.

Freese Wolf
Vote: 59.9% $3.59/vote Vote: 40.1% $1.24/vote
Independent backing:
Independent backing:
Freese’s Committee Assignments
2003-2004: Campaigns and Elections (Chair); Electronic Democracy and Government Reform (Vice-Chair); Financial Institutions; Joint Legislative Council; Public Health; Review Fireworks Law (Co-Chair); Rules; Rural Affairs.

2001-2002: Assembly Organization; Campaigns and Elections (Chair); Census and Redistricting; Historical Society of Wisconsin, Board of Curators; Joint Legislative Council; Mississippi River Parkway Commission; Public Health; Rules; Rural Affairs and Forestry.

Where Did the Money Come From?

Cash-on-hand 1/1/01 ($120)
Self $0
Under $100 $11,491
$100 or more $20,945
PACS & Parties $8,039
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 Rep. Freese?
1/1/93 - 12/31/02

Contributor City Business Amount
Kraemer Family Plain, WI Kraemer Brothers Construction $3,550.00
Berg Family Dodgeville, WI Quality Liquid Feeds $2,075.00
Donaldson Family Beloit, WI Vivid Inc/House on the Rock $2,020.00
Rapp, Eric & Irene Avoca, WI Cardinal Insulated Glass $2,000.00
Bussan, Roger Plain, WI Dentist $1,907.00
Virtue, John & Christine Darlington, WI Virtue Motors $1,300.00
Wenger, James Dodgeville, WI Wenger Chiropractic Center $1,300.00
Ballweg, Darlene Sauk City, WI Ballweg Chev Olds $1,240.00
Gollon, David Dodgeville, WI Gollon Bait & Fish Farm $1,200.00
Stewart, Wayne & Lynn East Dubuque, IL Stewart Construction $1,045.00

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