Representative Joel C. Kitchens (R) Sturgeon BayPicture: Representative Joel C. KitchensAssembly District 1

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2014 Election Notes and Background

Representative Kitchens was first elected to the Assembly in 2014.

He won a four-way primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

Conserve Wisconsin PAC ($8,559), NRA Political Victory Fund ($585), Volunteers for Agriculture ($28,752) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($155) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Kitchens.

2014 Campaign Finance Summary
Kitchens
Raised: $204,426 - Spent: $170,185
Vote: 56.7% - Cost/Vote: $10.59
Independent Backing: $38,052
Majeski
Raised: $85,991 - Spent: $80,567
Vote: 43.2% - Cost/Vote: $6.57
Independent Backing: $0
Kitchens’s Committee Assignments

2015-2016: Agriculture; Education (Vice-Chair); Environment and Forestry; Financial Institutions; Tourism; Workforce Development.

2013-2014: Not yet elected.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/14** $0
Self $21,000
Under $100 $10,001
$100 or more $140,028
PACs & Parties $32,561
Other Income $836

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

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/14-12/31/14**
In-District Out-District
$35,800 (26.5%) $99,478 (73.5%)

*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*
1/1/14-12/31/14**
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $23,740.01
Political/Ideological $20,035.88
Manufacturing & Distributing $14,000.00
Construction $11,974.00
Banking & Finance $11,925.00
Business $11,029.00
Agriculture $8,950.00
Health Services/Institutions $8,550.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $8,300.00
Insurance $8,025.00
Road Construction $6,800.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $5,730.00
Real Estate $5,725.00
Transportation $4,150.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,383.00
Telecommunications & Computers $3,275.00
Energy $3,080.00
Natural Resources $2,742.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,725.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $1,500.00
Education $1,350.00
Labor Unions $1,000.00
Unknown $850.00

* 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
2014
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Kitchens, Joel Coulombe Sturgeon Bay, WI Candidate/Door County Veterinarian Ltd $21,000
Alberts, John & Polly Brussels, WI Alberts Plastering $1,000
Asher, John & Sandra Sturgeon Bay, WI Roen Salvage $1,000
Atwell, Robert & Sally De Pere, WI Nicolet National Bank $1,000
Bechthold Family Mequon, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $1,000
DeVos, Richard & Betsy Grand Rapids, MI Alticor/Windquest $1,000
Feit, Paul & Jillian Brussels, WI Dentistry by Design $1,000
Harrison, Richard Oneida, WI Aurora BayCare Health Systems $1,000
Hoffman, Mark & James Black River Falls, WI Hoffman Construction $1,000
Peterson, John & Scott Medford, WI James Peterson & Sons $1,000
Sadoff, Lacey & Gary Milwaukee, WI Badger Liquor $1,000
Schierl, Paul & Carol Green Bay, WI Cornerstone Foundation of NE Wisconsin $1,000

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