Special Election Profile 2003 Plale

Senator Jeffrey Plale (D) South MilwaukeeSenator Jeffrey PlaleSenate District 7

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig MoneyPACs2002 Profile

2003 Election Notes and Background
2003 Campaign Finance Summary

* Senator Plale was first elected to the Assembly in a March 1996 special election and to the Senate in an April 2003 special election.

* He won a three way primary and faced Green party opposition in the general election.

* WI Right to Life PAC ($279) made independent expenditures benefiting Plale.

Plale Carpenter
Vote: 70% $16.06/vote Vote: 29% $11.25/vote
Independent backing:
Independent backing:
Plale’s Committee Assignments

2003-2004 Senate: Economic Development, Job Creation, and Housing; Audit; Joint Audit.

2003-2004 Assembly: Aging and Long-Term Care; Financial Institutions; Recodification of Chapter 767, Actions Affecting the Family; Tourism; Workforce Development.

2001-2002 Assembly:  Building Commission; Energy and Utilities, Financial Institutions, Forward Wisconsin, Inc.; Joint Survey Retirement Systems; Transportation.

Where Did the Money Come From?

Cash-on-hand 1/1/03

Self $0
Under $100 $8,517
$100 or more $56,749
PACs & Parties $18,950
Other Income $285
WECF* $0.00
*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 Plale?
1/1/95 - 5/21/03

Contributor City Business Amount
Plale, Donald & Josephine S Milwaukee, WI Retired $6,500.00
Cullen Family Janesville, WI JP Cullen & Sons $2,600.00
Sharp, Richard & Sherry Richmond, VA School choice $2,000.00
Walton, John & Christy Jackson, WY Wal-Mart Stores $2,000.00
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $1,700.00
Katzman, Wiliam & JoAnn Franklin, WI Best Disposal/Katzman Consulting $1,550.00
Strong, Richard & Donna Brookfield, WI Strong Capital Management $1,500.00
Madrigrano Family Waukesha, WI WOW Distributing/CJW Distributors $1,405.00
Finerty, John D Milwaukee, WI Friebert, Finerty & St John $1,400.00
Kraemer Family Plain, WI Edward Kraemer & Sons Construction $1,340.00

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig MoneyPACs2002 Profile