Senator Patrick Testin (R) Stevens PointPicture: Senator Patrick TestinSenate District 24

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2016 Election Notes and Background

Senator Testin was first elected to the Senate in 2016.

He was unopposed in the primary and defeated the Democratic incumbent in the general election.

Working America Coalition ($585) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Testin's opponent.

2016 Campaign Finance Summary
Testin
Raised: $400,485 - Spent: $354,135
Vote: 52.3% - Cost/Vote: $7.85
Independent Backing: $0
Lassa
Raised: $457,346 - Spent: $388,282
Vote: 47.6% - Cost/Vote: $9.45
Independent Backing: $585
Testin’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism; Economic Development; Local Government; Judiciary and Public Safety (Vice-Chair); Sporting Heritage, Mining and Forestry (Vice-Chair); Workforce Development, Military Affairs and Senior Issues (Chair); Joint Survey on Retirement Systems (Co-Chair).

2015-2016: Not yet elected.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/13** $793
Self $0
Under $100 $8,905
$100 or more $115,949
PACs & Parties $275,584
Other Income $47

*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
$46,579 (40.2%) $69,370 (55.8%)

*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
Political/Ideological $251,324.67
Agriculture $32,737.15
Manufacturing & Distributing $14,226.00
Banking & Finance $11,873.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $11,035.00
Business $9125.00
Insurance $9,125.00
Construction $8,975.00
Health Professionals $8,475.00
Energy $5,450.00
Health Services/Institutions $5,305.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $3,925.00
Real Estate $3,900.00
Transportation $3,450.00
Natural Resources $2,675.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $2,625.00
Telecommunications & Computers $2,400.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,530.95
Unknown $1,216.00
Education $785.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $750.00
Labor Unions $250.00
Road Construction $225.00
Defense $150.00

*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
2011-2016
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Wysocki Family Plover, WI Wysocki Farms $7,000
Pavelski, Jeremie & Alicia Wisconsin Rapids, WI Heartland Farms $4,000
Somers, Nickolas & Dianne Stevens Point, WI Plover River Farms $2,905
Testin, Patrick Stevens Point, WI Candidate/M Shiraz $2,848
Wille, Kirk Custer, WI Wysocki Farms $2,500
Berard, Robert Stevens Point, WI Paramount Farms $2,000
Dantchik, Arthur Gladwyne, PA SIG Financial Holdings $2,000
Kohler, Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $2,000
Noel, John Plover, WI Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection $2,000
Sommers, Jeff Plainfield, WI Wysocki Farms $2,000
McDowell, Matthew Plover, WI Agriculture investment $1,750

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