Senator Leah Vukmir (R) WauwatosaPicture: Senator Leah VukmirSenate District 5

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2014 Election Notes and Background

Senator Vukmir was first elected to the Assembly in 2002 and the Senate in 2010.

She was unopposed in the primary and faced Independent opposition in the general election.

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

2014 Campaign Finance Summary
Vukmir
Raised: $150,807- Spent: $94,394
Vote: 77.0% - Cost/Vote: $1.69
Independent Backing: $155
Friedrich
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 26.2% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Vukmir’s Committee Assignments

2015-2016: Education; Finance; Health and Human Services (Chair); Judiciary and Public Safety (Vice-Chair); Joint Finance.

2013-2014: Education; Health and Human Services; Judiciary and Labor; Joint Review of Administrative Rules.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11** $4,094
Self $0
Under $100 $17,438
$100 or more $103,522
PACs & Parties $24,050
Other Income $5,797

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

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-12/31/14**
In-District Out-District
$38,364 (37.1%) $65,108 (62.9%)

*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*
1/1/11-12/31/14**
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $25,263.00
Health Services/Institutions $20,775.00
Banking & Finance $13,425.00
Insurance $12,829.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $10,280.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $6,950.00
Business $6,550.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $6,200.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $3,550.00
Natural Resources $3,450.00
Construction $3,275.00
Political/Ideological $3,100.00
Real Estate $2,325.00
Labor Unions $2,250.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,500.00
Agriculture $1,200.00
Unknown $1,150.00
Education $1,050.00
Transportation $800.00
Road Construction $750.00
Energy $500.00
Civil servant/public employee $250.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00

* 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
2001-2014
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Krause Family Brookfield, WI Krause Funeral Homes $7,550
Sprenger, Gary & Sally Mequon, WI Anew Health Care Services Inc $6,200
Nichols, Thomas & Therese Elm Grove, WI Meissner, Tierney, et al $5,675
Mitchell, George & Susan Whitefish Bay, WI School Choice Wisconsin $5,350
Potos, Kathryn & Andrew Hobe Sound, FL Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield $5,000
English, Patrick & Rachel Wauwatosa, WI Fiduciary Management/Emergency Medicine Specialists $4,900
Zignego Family Hartford, WI Zignego Co $4,850
Gianitsos, Nick & Laurie Lake Geneva, WI Mercy Health System $4,500
Hogan, Mark & Janet Wauwatosa, WI BMO Harris Bank $4,500
Lecher, James & Sue Menomonee Falls, WI Retired $4,150

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