Representative Fred Clark (D) BarabooPicture: Representative Fred ClarkAssembly District 42

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Clark was first elected to the Assembly in 2008.

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

Advancing Wisconsin ($5,595), Greater Wisconsin Committee PAC ($1,311) and Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters ($17,159) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Clark. Club for Growth Wisconsin ($13,500) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($247) made expenditures supporting his opponent.

Greater Wisconsin Committee spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" supporting Representative Clark.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Clark
Raised: $102,181 - Spent: $101,727
Vote: 58.5% - Cost/Vote: $6.38
Independent Backing: $24,064
Hines
Raised: $78,768 - Spent: $79,565
Vote: 41.5% - Cost/Vote: $7.04
Independent Backing: $13,747
Clark’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Natural Resources; Rural Economic Development; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Forestry; Speaker’s Taskforce on Preventing Home Foreclosures.

2007-2008: Not yet elected.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $0
Self $500
Under $100 $18,693
$100 or more $69,952
PACs & Parties $8,948
Other Income $122
WECF** $3,965
**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
$19,359 (27.9%) $50,033 (72.1%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $11,311.00
Political/Ideological $8,599.18
Civil servant/public employee $7,830.65
Business $6,820.00
Education $6,142.00
Unknown $6,021.88
Labor Unions $4,725.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $4,715.00
Health Professionals $4,379.00
Banking & Finance $3,590.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,870.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $2,862.00
Real Estate $1,925.00
Construction $1,549.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,300.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,000.00
Natural Resources $500.00
Agriculture $325.00
Insurance $175.00
Energy $150.00
Transportation $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2007-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Faulkner, Gordon & Judy Madison, WI Physician/Epic Systems $1,000
Kamosky, James & Rebecca Knapp Princeton, MA Bancroft School/Physician $1,000
Kanno, Hiroshi & Arlene WI Dells, WI Retired $1,000
Katz, Don & Rebecca Madison, WI Investor/
Non-profit organization management
$1,000
Lange, Ken & Esther Baraboo, WI Retired $1,000
Waterman, Jack & Mary WI Dells, WI Waterman Waterpark Consulting $1,000
Huffaker, Marcy & Buddy Baraboo, WI Sauk County Board $600

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