2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Mandela Barnes

Representative Mandela Barnes (D) MilwaukeePicture: Representative Mandela BarnesAssembly District 11

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Barnes was first elected to the Assembly in 2012.

He defeated the incumbent in a two-way primary and was unopposed in the general election.

American Federation for Children Action Fund IE Committee ($37,647) made independent expenditures favoring his primary opponent, incumbent Jason Fields.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $28,613 - Spent: $28,685
Vote: 98.8% - Cost/Vote: $1.75
Independent Backing: $0
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.2% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Barnes’ Committee Assignments

2013-2014: State and Federal Relations; Urban and Local Affairs; Urban Education; Ways and Means; Workforce Development; Legislative State Supported Programs Study and Advisory Committee.

2011-2012: Not yet elected.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $0
Self $945
Under $100 $8,102
$100 or more $12,181
PACs & Parties $7,316
Other Income $70

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$1,850 (15.2%) $10,331 (84.8%)

*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*
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $5,825.00
Political/Ideological $2,665.68
Unknown $2,425.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,200.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,100.00
Education $1,050.00
Business $1,000.00
Civil servant/public employee $650.00
Banking & Finance $600.00
Health Professionals $500.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $431.00
Insurance $300.00
Health Services/Institutions $250.00
Telecommunications & Computers $200.00
Construction $100.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $100.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $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.

Top Contributors
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Barnes, Mandela & Jesse Milwaukee, WI Candidate/MICAH $1,445
Baker, Robert Milwaukee, WI League of Young Voters $500
Daniels, Bishop Milwaukee, WI No Employer Listed $500
James, Janine Milwaukee, WI Perinatal Center of Wisconsin $500
Rulnick, Jason New York, NY Art consultant $500
Ott, Marlene Greendale, WI Retired $450
Jenkins, Michelle Milwaukee, WI Self-employed $350
Carmouche, Paul Shreveport, LA Weems, Schimpf, et al $300

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