Fat Cats Dominate List of State Donors to 527s: Table

2003-04 Contributors to 527 Groups and Their Contributions to State Campaigns Fat Cats Dominate List of State Donors to 527s

Table:

April 18, 2005

NAME CITY EMPLOYER 527 CONTRIBUTIONS
1/03 - 6/04
STATE CONTRIBUTIONS*
1998 - 2003
Campaign Fund of Northwestern Mutual Life PAC Milwaukee Not Applicable $5,000 $319,263
Foley & Lardner** Milwaukee Not Applicable $7,500 $301,961
Miller Brewing Co Milwaukee Not Applicable $42,074 $269,900
Wisconsin Energy Corp Milwaukee Not Applicable $25,395 $206,316
Wisconsin Laborers District Council Madison Not Applicable $177,979 $154,448
SEIU Local 1199 WI Madison Not Applicable $1,231 $98,767
Broydrick & Associates Madison Not Applicable $3,000 $82,092
Johnson Controls Inc** Madison Not Applicable $116,945 $53,300
Eli Lilly & Co Madison Not Applicable $395 $41,570
Wisconsin Insurance Alliance Madison Not Applicable $20,000 $34,750
George Mitchell Whitefish Bay Mitchell Group $250 $34,200
Mary Kohler Sheboygan Windway Capital Corp $31,500 $31,975
Terry Kohler Sheboygan Windway Capital Corp $35,000 $31,075
San Orr Wausau Wausau Mosinee Paper Corp $21,500 $27,025
Lynde Uihlein Milwaukee Time Out Enterprises $151,000 $25,675
Phillip Prange Madison Gateway Ventures Inc $1,958 $25,210
Julilly Kohler Milwaukee JWK Real Estate $200 $22,575
Michael Grebe Milwaukee Foley & Lardner $5,000 $19,000
Wisconsin Public Service Corp Green Bay Not Applicable $10,000 $17,388
American Family Insurance Madison Not Applicable $3,000 $14,865
Scott Tyre Madison Foley & Lardner $350 $14,035
James Coburn Whitewater Coburn Co. $200 $11,125
Fred Young Racine Retired $25,000 $10,450
James Callan Whitefish Bay James Callan Inc $2,500 $10,400
Maurice Reese Madison Maurice Reese Associates $100 $9,725
Kohls Corp Menomonee Falls Not Applicable $20,000 $9,600
Windway Capital Corp** Sheboygan Not Applicable $10,000 $8,660
CUNA Mutual Group Madison Not Applicable $7,500 $8,552
Mrs. Peter D Humleker Fond du Lac Retired $200 $8,000
Glen Oak Lumber & Milling Inc Montello Not Applicable $10,000 $7,970
James Wiechmann Milwaukee Wiechmann Enterprises $100 $7,725
Roger Hoffman Madison None Listed $2,450 $7,325
Direct Supply Inc Milwaukee Not Applicable $10,000 $7,300
John C Koss Milwaukee Koss Corp. $300 $7,000
Altria Corporate Services Inc Madison Not Applicable $395 $6,150
Burleigh Jacobs Elm Grove Retired $300 $6,150
James Carter Eleva Self-employed $800 $5,585
West Bend Mutual Insurance Co West Bend Not Applicable $2,000 $5,496
Marjorie Reinhart La Crosse Reinhart Co $200 $5,000
Joe E Richardson II Oostburg Richards Industries Inc $20,000 $4,250
Stephen Kieffer Kohler Kieffer and Co $200 $4,000
Society Insurance Fond du Lac Not Applicable $1,000 $3,475
Donald K Mundt Elm Grove Retired $700 $3,250
Robert West Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison $500 $2,750
L Namowicz Greenfield Retired $200 $2,725
Donata Oertel Sugden Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison $500 $2,700
Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin Oneida Not Applicable $10,000 $2,430
Joan Robertson Milwaukee Homemaker $10,000 $2,050
Linda Melski Marshfield Marshfield Clinic $150 $2,039
Joseph Haban Racine Retired $865 $1,900
Charles McGinnis Madison Johnson Controls $350 $1,550
Thomas Berreman Amery Retired $1,000 $1,500
National Funeral Directors Association PAC Brookfield Not Applicable $1,000 $1,500
Lena Federman Baraboo Retired $9,067 $1,297
Judith Frohboese Cedarburg JN Consulting LLC $1,500 $1,200
Jack Steinhilber Oshkosh Steinhilber, Swanson, et al $200 $1,100
Elizabeth Brenckle Waukesha Retired $409 $1,065
Jim Shropshire Monona University of Wisconsin-Madison $200 $1,050
Risk Management Planning LLC Wild Rose Not Applicable $10,000 $1,000
Bob Cervenka Phillips Phillips Plastics Corp. $750 $1,000
Edwin Sauey Baraboo Retired $175 $950
Wisconsin Mutual Insurance Madison Not Applicable $250 $925
Barbara Angermeier Waukesha None Listed $200 $850
Harriet B Llewellyn Delavan None $500 $785
Secura Mutual Insurance Co Appleton Not Applicable $2,000 $750
Jim Sturm Madison State of Wisconsin $35 $700
Wisconsin Citizen Action Inc Madison Not Applicable $300 $650
Darlene Ross Shawano Ross Carbide & Supply $1,500 $600
Peder Moren Madison M & M Real Estate Investments Inc $300 $600
Ken Tilsen Hudson Retired $200 $600
Gregory Bachhuber Tomahawk Retired $1,173 $595
Johnson Diversey Inc Sturtevant Not Applicable $5,645 $500
Marjorie F Shepherd Madison Retired $225 $500
Pamela Vesta Green Bay Packerland Packing Co $150 $410
Carolyn Gusmer Waupaca None Listed $200 $400
Germantown Mutual Insurance Co Germantown Not Applicable $500 $375
Ellenore Niccum Baldwin Retired $375 $370
Daniel Promen Fond du Lac Retired $260 $350
John R Thomson Madison Retired $25 $345
Dorothy Owen Eau Claire Retired $1,250 $325
Timm Driscoll Waukesha Local Union 2150 $5,801 $320
Oscar Treland Hayward USAF/Self-Employed $725 $320
Jim and Eldeen Carpenter Milwaukee Milwaukee Area Technical College $1,000 $300
JoAnn Martens Waunakee Martens Dental Clinic $200 $300
Miriam Reading Milwaukee Retired $200 $300
Anne Sheridan Eau Claire Eau Claire Area School District $200 $275
Margaret Mae Kuehl Waupaca None Listed $250 $212
Donald Cieslak Milwaukee Diamler Chyrsler Assembly Plant $138 $205
RM Neumann Sheboygan None Listed $1,000 $200
Ford Ballantyne III Verona University of Wisconsin-Madison $250 $200
Peter Livingston Spring Green Stark/Livingston Inc $200 $200
Joseph Salmons Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison $200 $200
John Francisco Oak Creek Self-employed $100 $200
Velda M Rohde Marion Retired $573 $190
Anne K Ball Wauwatosa None $225 $182
Lisa Jindrich Wausau Wausau School District $200 $150
Catherine Panak Mequon Retired $4,657 $125
Acuity Sheboygan Not Applicable $2,000 $125
Richard Therkelsen Racine Local Union 430 $5,000 $100
Charles Hyde Oshkosh None Listed $250 $100
Carolyn Benepe Hudson Retired $200 $100
Randal Middleton Big Bend Local Union 663 $92 $50
Credit Union National Association Madison Not Applicable $30,000 $0
Ironworkers Local 383 Madison Not Applicable $14,731 $0
Joyce Heinrich Watertown Retired $14,354 $0
Wisconsin Laborers Vacation Fund Madison Not Applicable $12,060 $0
Sheboygan Oral & Maxillofacial Association Sheboygan Not Applicable $9,000 $0
Dorothy Kuettner Oshkosh Retired $7,783 $0
Laura Leahy Cochrane Retired $6,229 $0
Doyle for Governor Madison Not Applicable $3,500 $0
George Adams Burlington General Finishes $3,500 $0
Nello P Castelvecchi Whitewater Retired $3,275 $0
John Marincel Eau Claire Local Union 953 $3,000 $0
Florence Owen Portage Retired $1,939 $0
Bishop Lewis Milwaukee None Listed $1,600 $0
Sue Lynch West Salem None $1,500 $0
George Rank Rhinelander Retired $1,400 $0
Edwin Knauf River Falls Retired $1,305 $0
Patricia Riedy Milwaukee International Organization $1,030 $0
Badger Mutual Insurance Co Milwaukee Not Applicable $1,000 $0
Nancy Pilmonas Manitowish Waters None $1,000 $0
Sharon Vogt Madison Self-employed $950 $0
Marjorie Read Madison Retired $825 $0
Gordon L Miller Brookfield Mid-Towne Insurance Center Inc $800 $0
Sofia Rivelis Milwaukee Retired $772 $0
Jeanne Martin Milwaukee None $770 $0
Jane Krenkel Brookfield Retired $725 $0
Kerry Beloit Not Applicable $600 $0
Roger Riedel Portage None $578 $0
Mary Weitner Milwaukee None $545 $0
Steven Standiford Marshfield Marshfield Clinic $500 $0
Lesaffre Yeast Corp Milwaukee Not Applicable $500 $0
Milwaukee Mutual Insurance Co Milwaukee Not Applicable $500 $0
Nancy Wessling Oconomowoc City of Delafield $500 $0
Wilson Mutual Insurance Co Sheboygan Not Applicable $500 $0
Steve Dye Fall Creek Senesys $500 $0
Lisa Stearns Madison Scott Stearns/Strand Associates $500 $0
Grace E Novinska Fennimore Retired $479 $0
Kenneth Berg Porterfield Retired $455 $0
Alta L Jensen Oregon None Listed $432 $0
Bernard Friedlund McFarland Retired $420 $0
Nancy Carlson Hudson Fair Issac $420 $0
Irene A Looser Marinette Retired $402 $0
Robert Greenler Madison Retired $400 $0
Pgande Corp Madison Not Applicable $395 $0
Billy C Harrelson Madison Local Union 159 $389 $0
William Koenig Genoa City None Listed $365 $0
Toby Spangler Madison Altria Corporate Services $350 $0
Bahri O Gungor Neillsville Retired $340 $0
Daniel Roberts Madison Retired $335 $0
Christine A Yell Oshkosh Retired $315 $0
Lucille M Nedrebo Madison Retired $310 $0
Harold Smith Sun Prairie Retired $300 $0
John Welsh Madison American Family Insurance $300 $0
George Zaferos Watertown None Listed $300 $0
George F Massman Three Lakes Retired $295 $0
Dorothy Keegan Wausau None $287 $0
Edna Burt Marshfield None $286 $0
Kathryn A Kolquist Arpin Marshfield Clinic $280 $0
Robert Lowery Brooklyn Self-employed $275 $0
Harold Benson Ogema Retired $264 $0
Wisconsin American Mutual Insurance Co Juneau Not Applicable $250 $0
Michael Steffens Waterford Jim Steffens & Associates Inc $250 $0
Mary Weiss Milwaukee None Listed $250 $0
Jason Yaeger Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison $250 $0
Joe Deane Madison University Audio Shop $250 $0
Mildred Nelson Medford None Listed $236 $0
Earle Cork Chippewa Falls Retired $232 $0
Jane Rundell Mazomanie Impressions Book & Journal Service $230 $0
James Onnink Oostburg Self-employed $225 $0
Stuart Campbell LaPointe Retired $225 $0
Mary D Kennedy Three Lakes Retired $225 $0
Nicoletta Dicello Kenosha Retired $202 $0
Marilyn Verick Cleveland Retired $200 $0
Gloria Foster Milwaukee Hamilton School District $200 $0
Veronica Anderson Verona Self-employed $200 $0
Sheila DiUlio Waukesha None Listed $200 $0
Edmond J Mercier Hudson Nuclear Management Co $200 $0
Lorain Olsen Hayward Retired $200 $0
Roger Hill Hartford HED Inc $200 $0
Kate Stout Prairie Farm Self-employed $200 $0
Thomas Katz Columbus Self-Employed $200 $0
Irma M Brayer Marshfield St Vincent De Paul Thrift Store $179 $0
Helen Sieg Woodruff Retired $175 $0
Daniel W Palmer Junction City Retired $173 $0
William D Ehm Greenview Retired $165 $0
Inez E Schanel McFarland None Listed $160 $0
William Kraft Madison Retired $150 $0
John H Nelson Lake Mills MPS $140 $0
Maxine O Turk Tomah None Listed $128 $0
Anieta Klinzing Sextonville Retired $125 $0
Evelyn Braaksma Randolph None $125 $0
Marian E Schlueter Butler Retired $120 $0
Catherine Waters Appleton Retired $115 $0
Richard Huth Brookfield None Listed $107 $0
Joel E Taxman Milwaukee Retired $105 $0
Leigh Taylor Fox Lake Retired $100 $0
James L Ray Eau Claire Retired $95 $0
Florence Doyle Medford Retired $85 $0
Mary Jean Robichaud Ripon Retired $75 $0
Florence Spohr Pleasant Praire None Listed $46 $0
Germaine M Shuster Salem Retired $25 $0
Wayne E Massie Chetek Retired $20 $0
TOTALS $1,002,340 $2,027,368

*Includes individual contributions and union and company employee and political action committee contributions.

**Johnson Controls’ employee contributions to state candidates do not include those of Charles McGinnis ($1,550), which are listed with his name. Windway Capital’s employee contributions to state candidates do not include those of Terry and Mary Kohler ($63,050), which are listed with their names. Foley & Lardner’s employee contributions to state candidates do not include those of Michael Grebe and Scott Tyre ($33,035), which are listed with their names.

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