2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Frederick P. Kessler

Representative Frederick P. Kessler (D) MilwaukeePicture: Representative Frederick P. KesslerAssembly District 12

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2010 Election Notes and Background

A member of the state Assembly in the 1960's, Representative Kessler was elected to the Assembly again in 2004.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced Republican opposition in the general election.

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Kessler's opponent.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Kessler
Raised: $17,379 - Spent: $12,625
Vote: 73.7% - Cost/Vote: $0.92
Independent Backing: $0
Hagedorn
Raised: $10,995 - Spent: $9,649
Vote: 26.1% - Cost/Vote: $1.98
Independent Backing: $72
Kessler’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Criminal Justice and Corrections; Election and Campaign Reform; Review of Administrative Rules; Joint Review of Administrative Rules; Special Committee on Judicial Discipline and Recusal; Special Committee on Health Care Access.

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.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $5,926
Self $0
Under $100 $3,036
$100 or more $6,580
PACs & Parties $3,900
Other Income $0
WECF** $3,863
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/09-12/31/10
In-District Out-District
$1,100 (16.7%) $5,480 (83.3%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/09-12/31/10
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $3,750.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $2,250.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,250.00
Civil servant/public employee $600.00
Telecommunications & Computers $450.00
Real Estate $380.00
Political/Ideological $350.00
Business $300.00
Unknown $300.00
Health Professionals $250.00
Banking & Finance $200.00
Education $200.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $200.00

*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.

Top Contributors
2003-2010
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 $800
Schmidt, Wolfgang Mequon, WI Schmidt Engineering & Equipment $750
Buck, David & Diane Shorewood, WI Retired/Milwaukee Green Map $600
Rosenberg, Jack & Lucille Milwaukee, WI Telecheck Wisconsin (Retired)/Psychiatrist $600
Samson, R Max Milwaukee, WI Liberty Bank $600
Adelman, Elizabeth Mukwonago, WI Heritage Flower Farm/Adelman Law Office $550
Cudahy, Janet S Winnetka, IL Advocate Health $500
Riley, Donovan Oconomowoc, WI Loyola University $500
Schnappup, Roswitha Cedarburg, WI Retired $500

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