2013 Campaign Finance Profile - Pat Roggensack

Pat RoggensackPicture: Pat RoggensackWisconsin State Supreme Court

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2013 Election Notes and Background

Justice Pat Roggensack was first elected to the Supreme Court in 2003.

She was reelected in 2013 after surviving a three-way primary and defeating challenger Ed Fallone in the general election.

Dennis Gasper ($2,298), Fox Valley Initiative ($1,750), FoXCAN ($170), Volunteers for Agriculture ($10,062), Wisconsin Family Action Inc. - 1.91 Account ($15,341), Wisconsin REALTORS Political Fund - 1.91 Account ($206,648), Wisconsin Recall Action Fund ($14,000),  Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($1,110) and Wisconsin Right to Life O.M.I.D. ($2,974) made independent expenditures favoring Justice Roggensack.

Grassroots North Shore ($30), MTI Voters ($4,449), Supermarket Legends ($157), Trial Lawyers for Fallone ($2,897),  Voces de la Frontera Action Committee ($6,124), We Are Milwaukee PAC ($3,265), We Are Wisconsin Political Fund ($79,121) and WEAC PAC ($357) made independent expenditures supporting her opponent.

Club for Growth Wisconsin (estimated $350,000) and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (estimated $500,000) spent undisclosed sums on "issue ads" in support of Justice Roggensack.

2013 Campaign Finance Summary
Roggensack
Raised: $693,121 - Spent: $652,318
Vote: 57.5% - Cost/Vote: $1.33
Disclosed independent spending: $254,352
Estimated issue ad spending: $850,000
Fallone
Raised: $401,557 - Spent: $394,481
Vote: 42.5% - Cost/Vote: $1.09
Disclosed independent spending: $96,401
Estimated issue ad spending: $0

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 7/1/11** $0
Self $9,924
Under $100 $124,476
$100 or more $482,913
PACs & Parties $75,784
Other Income $25
**Reactivated campaign committee.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
7/1/11-6/30/13
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $81,531.00
Political/Ideological $79,559.09
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $55,950.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $55,105.00
Business $39,333.72
Construction $38,753.00
Health Professionals $34,620.00
Banking & Finance $32,636.95
Real Estate $23,385.00
Health Services/Institutions $19,915.00
Agriculture $17,065.00
Unknown $16,235.00
Natural Resources $12,900.00
Civil servant/public employee $10,500.00
Insurance $9,758.00
Transportation $8,110.00
Education $4,870.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $4,675.00
Telecommunications & Computers $4,100.00
Energy $3,565.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $2,450.00
Road Construction $1,380.00
Labor Unions $1,000.00
Defense $200.00

*Individual contributions includes all contributions
from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate
in a calendar year.

Committee contributions of any amount are included.

Any returned and self contributions are excluded.


Top Contributors
1994-2013
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Roggensack, Patience & George Madison, WI Wisconsin Supreme Court/Physician $350,562
Roggensack, Matthew & Rebecca Milwaukee, WI Dental Health Associates/Attorney $37,000
De Vos, Dick & Betsy Grand Rapids, MI Alticor/Windquest $22,000
Donley, Brian & Elizabeth Madison, WI Mendota Financial Group/Stemina Biomaker Discovery Inc $21,775
Markos, Dennis & Carol Bluhm-Markos Madison, WI Sound Devices LLC/Carol Bluhm & Associates Interiors Inc $19,874
Brostrom, Ellen & Lane Manhattan Beach, CA Judge/Hughes Aircraft $14,706
Mitchell, George & Susan Whitefish Bay, WI School Choice Wisconsin $13,300
Hupy, Michael Milwaukee, WI Hupy & Abraham $10,000
Walton Family Jackson, WY Walmart Stores $9,650
James, Virginia Lambertville, NJ School choice $8,250

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