Updated: January 27, 2014
Representative Kolste was first elected to the Assembly in 2012.
She won a four-way primary and defeated the Republican incumbent in the general election.
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($3,780) and Workers' Voice ($206) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Kolste. Independents for Better Government - RVM LLC ($1,364) made independent expenditures supporting one of her primary opponents, Yuri Rashkin.
2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $63,930 - Spent: $60,543
Vote: 61.5% - Cost/Vote: $3.56
Independent Backing: $3,986
Raised: $91,794 - Spent: $87,126
Vote: 38.3% - Cost/Vote: $8.24
Independent Backing: $0
Kolste’s Committee Assignments
2013-2014: Health; Small Business Development; Transportation; Workforce Development; Speaker's Taskforce on Mental Health.
2011-2012: Not yet elected.
*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
|$13,822 (45.5%)||$16,535 (54.5%)|
*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.
Individuals and Committees*
|Civil servant/public employee||$2,300.00|
|Manufacturing & Distributing||$1,150.00|
|Telecommunications & Computers||$700.00|
|Banking & Finance||$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.
|Kolste, Debra & Rex||Janesville, WI||Candidate/Mercy Health System||$16,879|
|Horton, James & Heidi||Janesville, WI||Mercy Health System||$1,000|
|Kolste, Andrew & Catherine||Byron, IL||Exelon Corp||$1,000|
|Hevenor, Duncan & Diana||Wagner, SD||Retired||$900|
|Smith, Derald & Ardis||Fort Worth, TX||Retired||$800|
|Stegeman, Dona||Janesville, WI||Dentist||$617|
|Stegeman, Ronald & Dona||Janesville, WI||Dentist/Janesville School District||$617|
|Kolste, Tori & Alison||Minneapolis, MN||AmeriCorps/Medical Learning Inc||$600|
|Shea, Lawrence & Martha||Janesville, WI||Mercy Health System||$600|