Representative Karl Van Roy (R) Green BayPicture: Representative Karl Van RoyAssembly District 90

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Van Roy was first elected to the Assembly in 2002.

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

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($489) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Van Roy. Advancing Wisconsin ($19,909) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($1,604) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

All Children Matter and Wisconsin Institute for Leadership spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" supporting Representative Van Roy.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Van Roy
Raised: $86,192 - Spent: $73,840
Vote: 53.7% - Cost/Vote: $5.29
Independent Backing: $489
Weix
Raised: $98,821 - Spent: $98,604
Vote: 46.2% - Cost/Vote: $8.21
Independent Backing: $21,513
Van Roy’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Corrections and the Courts; Jobs, the Economy and Small Business; Tourism, Recreation and State Rroperties.

2007-2008: Small Business; State Affairs (Chair); Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Transportation; Insurance; Special Committee on Great Lakes Water Resources Compact.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $9,110
Self $0
Under $100 $13,104
$100 or more $64,738
PACs & Parties $8,350
Other Income $0
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/07-12/31/08
In-District Out-District
$5,950 (9.2%) $58,563 (90.8%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $11,838.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $8,500.00
Banking & Finance $7,430.00
Construction $4,960.00
Real Estate $4,900.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,875.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $4,133.00
Insurance $3,700.00
Business $3,675.00
Transportation $3,517.00
Natural Resources $2,300.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,100.00
Road Construction $2,000.00
Energy $1,555.00
Agriculture $1,400.00
Unknown $1,250.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,000.00
Civil servant/public employee $880.00
Political/Ideological $850.00
Labor Unions $600.00
Education $500.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $300.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2001-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Dean Family Oneida, WI Dean Distributing Inc $4,777
Walton Family Jackson, WY Wal-Mart Stores $2,850
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $2,763
Wolf Family Green Bay, WI Rock Garden Supper Club Restaurant $2,600
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $2,500
Fuller, Howard & Deborah McGriff Milwaukee, WI Marquette University/Edison Schools $2,190
Ziegelbauer, Gary & Christine Green Bay, WI Triangle Distributing Co Inc $2,125
Aycox, Rod & Leslie Alpharetta, GA LoanMax $2,000
Sharp, Richard & Sherry Richmond, VA School choice $1,900
Riordan Family Luxemburg, WI Northeast Telephone Co/
WI State Telecommunications Assn
$1,750

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