Rich Get Richer : Appendix 1

Top Fundraisers in the Legislature: Tables Rich Get Richer

Appendix 1

February 18, 2004

Table 1Table 2Table 3
Appendix 2Press Release

Table 1
Top Fundraisers in the Legislature*
July 1, 2003 - December 31, 2003

Candidate Party Office Total Raised Cash on Hand
Gard, John R A89 $156,965 $138,097
Leibham, Joseph R S09 $65,963 $12,359
Kanavas, Theodore J R S33 $62,186 $29,358
Panzer, Mary R S20 $60,708 $34,312
Darling, Alberta R S08 $57,100 $107,605
Harsdorf, Sheila R S10 $57,061 $73,424
Hebl, Tom D A46 $38,636 $27,295
Wirch, Robert D S22 $35,589 $67,626
Hansen, Dave D S30 $31,216 $60,286
Foti, Steven R A38 $28,955 $2,619
Petrowski, Jerry R A86 $28,134 $22,679
Miller, Mark D A48 $23,010 $30,268
Stepp, Cathy R S21 $22,941 $22,747

*Please see appendix 2 for lists showing all partisan office holders’ fundraising and cash on hand figures.

Table2
Legislative Campaign Committees
July 1, 2003- December 31, 2003

Legislative Campaign Committee Total Raised Cash Balance
Assembly Democratic Campaign Committee $132,279 $105,563
State Senate Democratic Committee $40,254 $18,436
Republican Assembly Campaign Committee $59,425 $7,301
Committee to Elect a Republican Senate $64,225 $30,159

Table 3
Top War Chests as of December 31, 2003

Constitutional Officers State Senators State Representatives
Governor James Doyle $950,552 Michael Ellis R - Neenah $203,737 Spencer Black D - Madison $144,457
Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton $36,189 Alberta Darling R - River Hills $107,605 John Gard R - Peshtigo $138,097
Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager $11,776 Sheila Harsdorf R - River Falls $73,424 Sheldon Wasserman D - Milwaukee $136,687
Secretary of State Doug La Follette $11,123 Robert Wirch D - Kenosha $67,626 Scott Jensen R - Waukesha $115,243
State Treasurer Jack Voight $4,663 Russell Decker D - Schofield $67,213 Robin Kreibich R - Eau Claire $85,105

Appendix 2Press Release