2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Frederick P. Kessler

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

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2012 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 won a two-way primary and was unopposed in the general election.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $28,461 - Spent: $29,520
Vote: 98.6% - Cost/Vote: $1.82
Independent Backing: $0
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.4% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Kessler’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Campaigns and Elections; Criminal Justice; Government Operations and State Licensing; Public Safety and Homeland Security; State Affairs and Government Operations.

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.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $5,715
Self $10,000
Under $100 $3,759
$100 or more $10,300
PACs & Parties $4,400
Other Income $2

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$300 (2.9%) $10,000 (97.1%)

*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
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,500.00
Labor Unions $3,250.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,450.00
Health Professionals $1,400.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,000.00
Insurance $750.00
Education $650.00
Political/Ideological $600.00
Unknown $300.00
Banking & Finance $250.00
Business $250.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00
Real Estate $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
Kessler, Frederick Milwaukee, WI Legislator $18,024
Rosenberg, Jack & Lucille Milwaukee, WI Telecheck Wisconsin (Retired)/Psychiatrist $1,050
Buck, David & Diane Shorewood, WI Retired $1,000
Cirks, Michael & Mary Chicago, IL Internet entrepeneur $1,000
Frantz, John A Monroe, WI Monroe Clinic $1,000
Cudahy, Janet Winnetka, IL Physician $950
Schmidt, Wolfgang Whitefish Bay, WI Retired $950
Jacobs, Stephen T Milwaukee, WI Reinhart, Boerner, et al $900
Riley, Donovan Milwaukee, WI Loyola University $850
Samson, Allen L & R Max Milwaukee, WI Liberty Bank $850

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