2012 Campaign Finance Profile - La Tonya Johnson

Representative La Tonya Johnson (D) MilwaukeePicture: Representative La Tonya JohnsonAssembly District 17

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Johnson was first elected to the Assembly in 2012.

She won a four-way primary and faced Independent opposition in the general election.

AFSCME - Wisconsin Special Account ($26,988) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Johnson. American Federation for Children Action Fund IE Committee ($18,851) made independent expenditures supporting one of her primary opponents, Tracey Dent.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $11,094 - Spent: $9,397
Vote: 84.7% - Cost/Vote: $0.46
Independent Backing: $26,988
Raised: $2,214 - Spent: $2,285
Vote: 14.9% - Cost/Vote: $0.64
Independent Backing: $0
Johnson’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Children and Families; Consumer Protection; Criminal Justice; Urban Education; Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership Council.

2011-2012: Not yet elected.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $0
Self $2,436
Under $100 $992
$100 or more $1,966
PACs & Parties $5,700
Other Income $0

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$393 (20.0%) $1,573 (80.0%)

*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 $2,223.00
Political/Ideological $1,550.00
Real Estate $1,000.00
Banking & Finance $750.00
Insurance $500.00
Education $400.00
Unknown $300.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $293.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $250.00
Business $200.00
Energy $100.00
Health Professionals $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
Johnson, La Tonya Milwaukee, WI Candidate/Anointed Child Care $2,436
Wacker, Annie Milwaukee, WI No Employer Listed $300
Johnson, Mildred Milwaukee, WI Retired $293
Joda, Ann Brookfield, WI CliftonLarsonAllen $250
Love, Martha Milwaukee, WI Martha Love Association B $200
Lowe, Jamia Milwaukee, WI Creative Children of Milwaukee $200
Santiago, Nicole-Collazo Milwaukee, WI AFSCME $123

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