2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Fred Risser

Senator Fred Risser (D) MadisonPicture: Senator Fred RisserSenate District 26

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Senator Risser was first elected to the the Assembly in 1956 and to the Senate in a 1962 special election.

He was unopposed in the primary and general election.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Risser
Raised: $27,752 - Spent: $25,742
Vote: 98.9% - Cost/Vote: $0.30
Independent Backing: $0
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.1% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Risser’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Judiciary and Labor; State and Federal Relations; Joint Legislative Council; Board of Curators Historical Society of Wisconsin; State Capitol and Executive Residence Board.

2011-2012: Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce and Government Relations; Review of Administrative Rules; Joint Information Policy and Technology; Joint Review of Administrative Rules; Special Committee on Powers and Duties of Coroners and Medical Examiners; Special Committee on Review of Higher Education Financial Aid Programs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $8,629
Self $0
Under $100 $13,227
$100 or more $4,700
PACs & Parties $9,825
Other Income $0

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/09-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$3,050 (64.9%) $1,650 (35.1%)

*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*
1/1/09-12/31/12
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $5,550.00
Banking & Finance $1,750.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,400.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,075.00
Insurance $1,000.00
Health Professionals $950.00
Unknown $700.00
Education $500.00
Energy $500.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $400.00
Transportation $250.00
Telecommunications & Computers $150.00
Agriculture $100.00
Business $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.

Top Contributors
1993-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Risser, Fred Madison, WI Legislator $9,000
Huang, TC Madison, WI University of Wisconsin $1,900
Crow, James & Ann Madison, WI University of Wisconsin $1,550
Cornellier, Larry N Sr Beloit, WI Cornellier Fireworks $1,500
Wolens, Sandra Madison, WI Meriter Hospital $1,450
Fraser, Lemuel Madison, WI University of Wisconsin $1,350
Williams, J Nash Madison, WI Retired $1,200
Sacro, Salvy Everett, MA Real estate developer $1,100
Hastings, Frank Madison, WI JH Findorff & Son $1,000
Lorenti, Nicolina Everett, MA Unemployed $1,000

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