Representative Frederick P. Kessler (D) MilwaukeePicture: Represenative Fred Kessler Assembly District 12

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Kessler was first elected to the Assembly in 2004.

He was unopposed in both the primary and general election.

Milwaukee Police Assocation PAC ($44) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Kessler. 

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Kessler
Raised: $14,833 - Spent: $9,024
Vote: 98.9% - Cost/Vote: $0.44
Independent Backing: $44
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.1% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Kessler’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Corrections and the Courts; Criminal Justice; Elections and Campaign Reform; Judiciary and Ethics; State Affairs and Homeland Security (Chair); Personal Privacy; Education Reform.

2007-2008: Elections and Constitutional Law; Judicary and Ethics; Criminal Justice; Ways and Means; Special Committee on Affirmative Action; Special Committee on Airport Authorities.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $3,617
Self $0
Under $100 $2,270
$100 or more $4,650
PACs & Parties $7,663
Other Income $250
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/07-12/31/08

In-District Out-District
$0 (0.0%) $4,650 (100.0%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $3,963.00
Health Professionals $1,850.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,000.00
Insurance $750.00
Political/Ideological $750.00
Telecommunications & Computers $750.00
Construction $600.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $550.00
Civil servant/public employee $500.00
Health Services/Institutions $300.00
Business $250.00
Education $200.00
Real Estate $200.00
Banking & Finance $100.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $100.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $100.00
Transportation $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Kessler, Frederick Milwaukee, WI Legislator $8,024
Frantz, John A Monroe, WI Monroe Clinic $1,000
Jacobs, Stephen T Milwaukee, WI Reinhart, Boerner, et al $700
Rosenberg, Jack & Lucille Milwaukee, WI Telecheck Wisconsin (Retired)/Psychiatrist $600
Riley, Donovan Oconomowoc, WI Loyola University $500
Samson, R Max Milwaukee, WI Liberty Bank $500
Schmidt, Wolfgang Whitefish Bay, WI Self-employed $500

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