Senator Scott Fitzgerald (R) JuneauPicture: Senator Scott FitzgeraldSenate District 13

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2014 Election Notes and Background

Senator Fitzgerald was first elected to the Senate in 1994 and survived a June 2012 recall election.

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

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($155) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Fitzgerald.

2014 Campaign Finance Summary
Fitzgerald
Raised: $447,355 - Spent: $384,634
Vote: 62.7% - Cost/Vote: $7.97
Independent Backing: $155
Zahn
Raised: $30,060 - Spent: $30,148
Vote: 37.3% - Cost/Vote: $1.05
Independent Backing: $0
Fitzgerald’s Committee Assignments

2015-2016: Senate Organization (Chair); Joint Employment Relations; Joint Legislative Organization; Joint Legislative Council.

2013-2014: Senate Organization (Chair); Joint Employment Relations; Joint Legislative Organization; Joint Legislative Council.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 7/1/12** $235,686
Self $0
Under $100 $49,303
$100 or more $352,019
PACs & Parties $45,133
Other Income $901

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
**Beginning of candidate's election cycle.

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
7/1/12-12/31/14**
In-District Out-District
$32,920 (9.4%) $316,599 (90.6%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.

Excludes any returned and self contributions.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
7/1/12-12/31/14**
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $40,565.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $36,969.05
Banking & Finance $32,875.00
Health Services/Institutions $31,893.50
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $28,185.00
Business $24,315.00
Construction $23,025.00
Energy $22,635.00
Insurance $22,480.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $18,970.00
Political/Ideological $17,607.67
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $15,210.00
Natural Resources $15,116.00
Agriculture $12,700.00
Transportation $12,165.00
Real Estate $11,930.00
Telecommunications & Computers $11,840.00
Road Construction $5,850.00
Labor Unions $4,250.00
Education $1,975.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,880.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $1,200.00
Unknown $1,015.00

* Individual contributions includes all contributions
from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate
in a calendar year.

Committee contributions of any amount are included.

Any returned and self contributions are excluded.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Top Contributors
1993-2014
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Fitzgerald, Scott & Lisa Juneau, WI Legislator/Waupun School District $31,734
Fabick, Jere Oconomowoc, WI Fabco Equipment Inc $16,000
Wolfberg Family Winnetka, IL Payday Loan Store $12,000
Michels Family Hartland, WI Michels Corp $9,550
Madrigrano Family Brookfield, WI WOW Distributing/CJW Distributors $9,403
Kraut Family Oconomowoc, WI Genesee Aggregate Co/American State Equipment $6,980
Schwertfeger, Fred & Ruth Brookfield, WI Horicon State Bank $6,975
Alexander, Joseph & Nicolas Monona, WI Alexander Co $6,250
Foulkes, Duane & Kathy Beaver Dam, WI Apache Stainless Steel $6,125
Schmidt Family Appleton, WI US Oil Co $6,100

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