Campaign 2002 Profile Friske

Rep. Donald Friske (R) MerrillRep. Donald FriskeAssembly District 35

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2002 Election Notes and Background
2002 Campaign Finance Summary

* Rep. Friske was first elected in 2000.

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

* WI Right to Life PAC ($183) made independent expenditures benefiting Friske. 

Friske Frederick
Vote: 66.4% $2.99/vote Vote: 33.5% $1.56/vote
Independent backing:
Independent backing:
Friske’s Committee Assignments
2003-2004: Criminal Justice (Vice Chair); Energy and Utilities; Family Law; Forestry (Chair); Improving Wisconsin’s Fiscal Management (Co-Chair); Transportation.

2001-2002:  Corrections and the Courts; Energy and Utilities (Vice Chair); Family Law; Rural Affairs and Forestry (Vice Chair); Small Business and Consumer Affairs; Tourism and Recreation.

Where Did the Money Come From?

Cash-on-hand 1/1/01 $1,497
Self $0
Under $100 $12,772
$100 or more $27,613
PACS & Parties $9,172
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. Friske?
1/1/00 - 12/31/02

Contributor City Business Amount
Volkert, Richard & Nancy Coloma, WI Mueller Pipeline $2,340.00
Nickel, Ted & Dieter Merrill, WI Church Mutual Insurance $1,300.00
Hunter, Michael & Jane Antigo, WI Volm Bag Co $1,200.00
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $1,000.00
Orr, San Jr Wausau, WI Wausau-Mosinee Paper Corp $1,000.00
Stauske, Todd & Lynn West Bend, WI Davco $1,000.00
Schoone, Buss & Ruby Tomahawk, WI Sacred Heart St Mary’s Hospital $995.00
Friske, Donald & Elizabeth Merrill, WI Legislator/Langlade Memorial Hospital $719.00
Nelson, Paul & Theresa Tomahawk, WI Nelson’s Supermarket $700.00
Petrowski, Jerry & Amy Marathon, WI Legislator $672.00

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