Senator Dave Hansen (D) Green BayPicture: Senator Dave HansenSenate District 30

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Senator Hansen was first elected to the Senate in 2000.

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

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($1,604) and Wisconsin Hospitals PAC ($1,237) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Hansen. Wisconsin Right to Life ($5) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" supporting Senator Hansen.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Hansen
Raised: $278,299 - Spent: $202,372
Vote: 66.1% - Cost/Vote: $3.92
Independent Backing: $2,841
Fradette
Raised: $35,694 - Spent: $37,139
Vote: 33.9% - Cost/Vote: $1.40
Independent Backing: $5
Hansen’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Education; Transportation, Tourism, Forestry and Natural Resources; Finance; Senate Organization; Joint Finance; Joint Legislative Organization; Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations

2007-2008: Finance; Senate Organization; Commerce, Utilities, and Rail; Education; Transportation, Tourism and Insurance; Joint Finance; Joint Legislative Organization; Special Committee on Nuclear Power.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $14,503
Self $0
Under $100 $56,050
$100 or more $176,507
PACs & Parties $22,243
Other Income $23,500
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/05-12/31/08
In-District Out-District
$33,979 (19.3%) $142,275 (80.7%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $34,538.00
Labor Unions $15,929.18
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $15,807.70
Manufacturing & Distributing $12,968.80
Road Construction $10,600.00
Insurance $10,200.00
Banking & Finance $9,723.76
Energy $9,043.75
Construction $8,655.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $8,398.00
Political/Ideological $8,288.03
Transportation $7,651.50
Business $6,565.00
Civil servant/public employee $6,540.01
Natural Resources $5,635.00
Health Services/Institutions $5,585.00
Telecommunications & Computers $5,360.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,635.00
Real Estate $3,660.00
Education $3,409.00
Unknown $2,643.90
Agriculture $1,900.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $760.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1997-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Watson, Jerry & Diane De Pere, WI Stadium View Sports Bar & Grill $3,693
Brogan, John Green Bay, WI Wisconsin Converting Co $3,000
Dean, James & Bob Oneida, WI Dean Distributing Inc $2,925
Kohl, Herbert Milwaukee, WI US senator $2,500
Clifford, Keith & Linda Madison, WI Clifford & Raihala/LaFollette & Sinykin $2,425
Riordan Family Luxemburg, WI Northeast Telephone Co/
WI State Telecommunications Assn
$2,250
Dhaliwal, Charlie & Darshan Mequon, WI Bulk Petroleum $2,000
Kessler, Fred & Joan Milwaukee, WI Kessler Mediation-Arbitration/
Foley & Lardner
$2,000
Kohler, Jullilly & Issa Kohler Hausmann Milwaukee, WI JWK Real Estate $2,000
Nash, Randall & Nell Whitefish Bay, WI Oneil, Cannon, et al/
Whitefish Bay Methodist Church
$2,000
Rosenberg, John & Lucy Milwaukee, WI Retired/Psychiatrist $2,000
Thompson, Jim & Lea Ann Madison, WI Wegner & Associates/
Beautiful Control Cosmetics
$2,000

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