Representative Joan Ballweg (R) MarkesanPicture: Representative Joan BallwegAssembly District 41

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2016 Election Notes and Background

Representative Ballweg was first elected to the Assembly in 2004.

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

Wisconsin Family Action Inc. - 1.91 Account ($18) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Ballweg.

2016 Campaign Finance Summary
Ballweg
Raised: $19,133 - Spent: $8,638
Vote: 70.6% - Cost/Vote: $0.49
Independent Backing: $18
Pearson
Raised: $2,949 - Spent: $2,572
Vote: 29.4% - Cost/Vote: $0.35
Independent Backing: $0
Ballweg’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Review of Administrative Rules (Chair); Children and Families; Colleges and Universities; Mental Health; Regulatory Licensing Reform (Vice-Chair); Rules; Tourism; Joint Review of Administrative Rules (Co-Chair); Joint Legislative Council; International Affairs and Commerce.

2015-2016: Review of Adminstrative Rules (Chair); Colleges and Universities; Financial Institutions; Mental Health Reform; Rules; Tourism; Joint Review of Administrative Rules (Co-Chair), Joint Legislative Council (Co-Chair).

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/15** $17,887
Self $0
Under $100 $1,390
$100 or more $9,600
PACs & Parties $8,143
Other Income $0

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

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/15-12/31/16**
In-District Out-District
$3,800 (39.6%) $5,800 (60.4%)

*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*
1/1/15-12/31/16**
Interest Amount
Political/Ideological $4,193.41
Agriculture $2,100.00
Construction $1,700.00
Road Construction $1,500.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,400.00
Natural Resources $1,000.00
Transportation $1,000.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $800.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $800.00
Energy $600.00
Insurance $600.00
Banking & Finance $500.00
Business $350.00
Unknown $300.00
Education $250.00
Telecommunications & Computers $250.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00
Health Professionals $100.00
Health Services/Institutions $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
2003-2016
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Ballweg, Joan Markesan, WI Legislator $3,600
Gelhar, James & Patricia Ripon, WI AF Gelhar Co Inc $1,500
Wieser, Mark Wisconsin Dells, WI Wieser Concrete Co $1,500
Diercks, Stephen Coloma, WI Coloma Farms $1,450
Miller, George & Patti Wautoma, WI LifeQuest Services $1,350
King, Jack Berlin, WI McDonald's $1,300
Hoffman, James Black River Falls, WI Hoffman Construction $1,100
Prentice, Robert Ripon, WI AFK Corp $1,065
Ownby, Kim & Miriam Ripon, WI CHN Homecare/Markesan Resident Home Inc $1,000
Brakebush, Carl Westfield, WI Brakebush Brothers $950
Waterman, Andrew & Judy Sanibel, FL Waterman Log Crafters $950

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