Campaign 2002 Profile Grobschmidt

Senator Richard A. Grobschmidt (D) South MilwaukeeSenator Richard GrobschmidtSenate District 7

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2002 Election Notes and Background
2002 Campaign Finance Summary
* Senator Grobschmidt was first elected to the Assembly in 1984 and to the Senate in a November, 1995 special election.

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

* Milwaukee Police Assn PAC ($428) and WI Nurses PAC ($87) made independent expenditures benefiting Grobschmidt. 

Grobschmidt Carpenter
Vote: 79.1% $0.36/vote Vote: 20.3% $0.08/vote
Independent backing:
Independent backing:
Grobschmidt’s Committee Assignments
2003-2004: Resigned to take a position with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

2001-2002: Education (Chair); Joint Review of Administrative Rules; Review of Administrative Rules (Chair); Insurance, Tourism and Transportation; Universities, Housing and Government Operations; Forward Wisconsin; Joint Legislative Council; Law Revision (Co-Chair); Retirement Research; Joint Survey on Retirement Systems; Standards Development Council; Transportation Projects Commission; PK-16 Leadership Council; DPI Task Force on School Funding; Wisconsin State Fair Park Board.

Where Did the Money Come From?

Cash-on-hand 1/1/99 $9,917
Self $0
Under $100 $4,620
$100 or more $3,523
PACS & Parties $4,575
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 Grobschmidt?
1/1/93 - 12/31/02

Contributor City Business Amount
Grobschmidt, Richard & Barbara South Milwaukee, WI Legislator $13,250.00
Grobschmidt, Chester & Lorraine South Milwaukee, WI Retired $3,100.00
Dinesen, Frits Gordon South Milwaukee, WI Dinesen’s Leather Only $1,200.00
Troyer, Arvid & Eunice South Milwaukee, WI Retired $1,200.00
Steren, Jeffery & Jody Whitefish Bay, WI McDonald’s $535.00

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