Senator Alberta Darling (R) River HillsPicture: Senator Alberta DarlingSenate District 8

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2016 Election Notes and Background

Senator Darling was first elected to the Assembly in a May 1990 special election and to the Senate in 1992.

She was unopposed in the primary and the general election.

2016 Campaign Finance Summary
Darling
Raised: $483,002 - Spent: $354,644
Vote: 95.5% - Cost/Vote: $4.59
Independent Backing: $0
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 4.5% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Darling’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government; Education (Vice-Chair); Finance (Chair); Joint Employment Relations; Joint Finance (Co-Chair); Joint Legislative Audit; Joint Legislative Council.

2015-2016: Economic Development and Commerce; Education (Vice-Chair); Finance (Chair); Joint Employment Relations; Joint Finance (Co-Chair); Joint Legislative Audit; Joint Legislative Council.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/13** $34,449
Self $0
Under $100 $41,179
$100 or more $376,112
PACs & Parties $64,211
Other Income $1,500

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

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/13-12/31/16**
In-District Out-District
$216,998 (57.9%) $157,614 (42.1%)

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

Self contributions are excluded.

Returned contributions are excluded at our discretion.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/13-12/31/16**
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $105,538.00
Health Services/Institutions $38,470.93
Health Professionals $35,670.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $35,365.00
Real Estate $31,805.00
Banking & Finance $30,878.00
Insurance $26,923.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $17,575.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $16,058.00
Transportation $13,400.00
Business $13,350.00
Education $12,425.00
Construction $11,525.00
Natural Resources $11,470.00
Political/Ideological $8,550.00
Energy $6,750.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $5,350.00
Labor Unions $4,000.00
Telecommunications & Computers $3,150.00
Road Construction $3,100.00
Agriculture $2,950.00
Unknown $2,270.00
Civil servant/public employee $2,250.00

*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.

Self contributions are excluded.

Returned contributions are excluded at our discretion.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Top Contributors
1993-2016
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Kubly, Michael & Billie Milwaukee, WI Charles E Kubly Foundation $40,100
McKeithan, Daniel Jr & Patti Milwaukee, WI Tamarack Petroleum Co $39,775
Kellner, Ted & Mary Mequon, WI Fiduciary Management/Kelben Foundation Inc $28,350
Baumgartner Family Mequon, WI Paper Machinery Corp $20,850
Van Dyke, Polly & William Milwaukee, WI Retired/Morgan Stanley Smith Barney $18,650
Fabick, Jere Milwaukee, WI Fabco Equipment Inc $17,800
Read, Verne & Mary Milwaukee, WI Clement Finance & Leasing Inc $15,650
Kasten, George F Jr & Susan Vero Beach, FL Retired $14,700
Nicholas Family Mequon, WI Nicholas Company Inc $14,000
Stollenwerk, John & Jo Ellen Mequon, WI Retired $14,000

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