2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Penny Bernard Schaber

Representative Penny Bernard Schaber (D) AppletonPicture: Representative Penny Bernard SchaberAssembly District 57

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Bernard Schaber was first elected to the Assembly in 2008.

She was unopposed in the primary and faced write-in Republican opposition in the general election.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Bernard Schaber
Raised: $40,652 - Spent: $14,768
Vote: 94.0% - Cost/Vote: $0.74
Independent Backing: $0
Garrow (write-in)
Raised: $2,831 - Spent: $2,480
Vote: 3.2% - Cost/Vote: $3.71
Independent Backing: $0
Bernard Schaber’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Aging and Long-Term Care; Jobs, Economy and Mining; State Affairs; Transportation; Joint Survey on Tax Exemptions; Special Committee on Legal Interventions for Persons with Alzheimer's Diseaese and Related Dementias.

2011-2012: Jobs, Economy and Small Business; Public Health and Public Safety; Transportation.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $1,290
Self $4,786
Under $100 $12,130
$100 or more $20,228
PACs & Parties $3,400
Other Income $108

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$11,093 (55.1%) $9,035 (44.9%)

*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*
1/1/11-12/31/12
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $10,485.00
Education $3,025.00
Health Professionals $2,585.00
Labor Unions $2,100.00
Insurance $1,050.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $750.00
Civil servant/public employee $733.00
Business $550.00
Health Services/Institutions $325.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $325.00
Natural Resources $300.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $300.00
Unknown $300.00
Banking & Finance $250.00
Transportation $200.00
Political/Ideological $150.00
Energy $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
2005-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Bernard Schaber, Penny & Dale Appleton, WI Legislator $12,444
Kagen Family Greenleaf, WI US representative/Kagen Allergy Clinic/Kagen Dermatology $2,100
Bellart, John & Antonia Muskego, WI Retired $2,050
Dreher, John & Dorothy Black Creek, WI Lawrence University $2,000
Wolfberg Family Glencoe, IL Payday Loan Store $2,000
Perry, Joy Larsen, WI University of Wisconsin $1,750
Carroll, Margaret Appleton, WI Retired $1,702
Ester, Leota Appleton, WI Retired $1,700
Engen, Marcia Appleton, WI Retired $1,663
Briscoe, Tom & Cheri Milwaukee, WI Retired $1,620

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