2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Melissa Agard Sargent

Representative Melissa Agard Sargent (D) MadisonPicture: Representative Melissa Agard SargentAssembly District 48

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Sargent was first elected to the Assembly in 2012.

She was unopposed in the primary and faced Independent opposition in the general election.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $18,760 - Spent: $12,781
Vote: 83.2% - Cost/Vote: $0.52
Independent Backing: $0
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 16.6% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Sargent’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Aging and Long-Term Care; Audit; Financial Institutions; International Trade and Commerce; Small Business Development; Joint Legislative Audit.

2011-2012: Not yet elected.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 3/20/12** $27,310
Self $0
Under $100 $6,164
$100 or more $7,681
PACs & Parties $4,915
Other Income $0
**Candidate in 2012 spring election.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$2,765 (36.0%) $4,916 (64.0%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.
**Candidate in 2012 spring election.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $3,800.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,765.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,475.00
Political/Ideological $1,115.00
Health Services/Institutions $900.00
Banking & Finance $850.00
Unknown $700.00
Civil servant/public employee $550.00
Health Professionals $430.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $411.45
Education $200.00
Business $100.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $100.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
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.
**Candidate in 2012 spring election.

Top Contributors
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
McElvanna, Peter Not Reported Cooper's Tavern $411
Adkisson, Jay Waukesha, WI Wipfli LLP $250
Corrigan, Sharon Madison, WI Dane County Board $250
Gillen, Richard Bluffton, SC Retired $250
Goyke, Gary Madison, WI Goyke & Associates $250
Tracy, Scott Greendale, WI CliftonLarsonAllen $250
Tyre, Scott Madison, WI Capitol Navigators Inc $250
Ahlstrom, Jane Madison, WI Nurse $200
Kester, Dolores Madison, WI Kester Law Offices $200
Sargent, Joyce Prairie du Sac, WI Retired $200
Steingass, Susan Madison, WI Attorney $200
Wheeler, Dorothy Madison, WI Retired $200

*Excludes contributions from 2012 spring election.

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