Campaign 2002 Profile Plouff

Rep. Joe Plouff (D) MenomonieRep. Joe PlouffAssembly District 29

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig MoneyPACs

2002 Election Notes and Background
2002 Campaign Finance Summary
* Rep. Plouff was first elected in 1996.

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

* WI Nurses PAC ($18) made independent expenditures benefiting Plouff. WI Right to Life PAC ($91) made independent expenditures favoring his opponent. 

Plouff Hauser
Vote: 61.4% $2.19/vote Vote: 38.5% $0/vote
Independent backing:
Independent backing:
Plouff’s Committee Assignments
2003-2004:  Agriculture; Education; Insurance; Rural Affairs; Rural Development.

2001-2002: Agriculture; Financial Institutions; Insurance; Rural Economic Development Board; Transportation.

Where Did the Money Come From?

Cash-on-hand 1/1/01 $7,899
Self $500
Under $100 $12,068
$100 or more $6,235
PACS & Parties $3,150
Other Income $865
WECF* $4,763
*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. Plouff?
1/1/96 - 12/31/02

Contributor City Business Amount
Plouff, Joe & Lavonne Solem Menomonie, WI Legislator/Menomonie School District $1,900.00
Morehouse, Diane & Donald Salisbury Menomonie, WI Quality Evaluation & Development/
Knights Creek Nursery
Baldus, Alvin Menomonie, WI Legislator, Retired $700.00
Doane, Russell Menomonie, WI Chippewa Valley Bean Co $700.00
Anshus, John Menomonie, WI Anshus Jewelers $600.00
Plouff, Mary Green Bay, WI Retired $600.00
Burdick, Frank Menomonie, WI Wisconsin Education Association Council $575.00
Kind, Ron La Crosse, WI US representative $550.00
Sperstad, James Menomonie, WI Sperstad Law Office $550.00

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig MoneyPACs