2016 Campaign Finance Profile - Debra Kolste

Representative Debra Kolste (D) JanesvillePicture: Representative Debra KolsteAssembly District 44

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2016 Election Notes and Background

Representative Kolste was first elected to the Assembly in 2012.

She was unopposed in the primary and the general election.

2016 Campaign Finance Summary
Kolste
Raised: $15,207 - Spent: $12,063
Vote: 98.5% - Cost/Vote: $0.60
Independent Backing: $0
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.5% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Kolste’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Aging and Long-Term Care; Health; Public Benefit Reform; Rules; Science and Technology; Small Business Development; Transportation.

2015-2016: Health; Public Benefit Reform; Transportation; Workforce Development.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/15** $18,613
Self $0
Under $100 $2,307
$100 or more $7,250
PACs & Parties $5,650
Other Income $0

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
**Beginning of candidate's election cycle.

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/15-12/31/16**
In-District Out-District
$2,450 (33.8%) $4,800 (66.2%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.

Self contributions are excluded.

Returned contributions are excluded at our discretion.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/15-12/31/16**
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $2,250.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,750.00
Labor Unions $1,500.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,250.00
Energy $1,000.00
Transportation $900.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $800.00
Road Construction $600.00
Agriculture $500.00
Political/Ideological $500.00
Civil servant/public employee $400.00
Natural Resources $400.00
Insurance $250.00
Business $200.00
Education $200.00
Unknown $200.00
Banking & Finance $100.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $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.

Self contributions are excluded.

Returned contributions are excluded at our discretion.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Top Contributors
2011-2016
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Kolste, Debra & Rex Janesville, WI Legislator/Mercy Health System $17,813
Bysted, Steve Janesville, WI Ott Schweitzer Distributing Inc $1,500
Falk, Steve Janesville, WI Mercy Health System $1,500
Kolste, Andrew & Catherine Kolb Byron, IL Exelon Corp $1,500
Kolste, Tori & Alison Minneapolis, MN Independent School District #281/Allina Health System $1,350
Horton, James & Heidi Janesville, WI Mercy Health System $1,000
Kolste, Maxine Ogallala, NE Homemaker $1,000
McCormick, Pierre Erie, PA Wisconsin Distributors $1,000
Uihlein, Lynde Milwaukee, WI Brico Fund $1,000
Hevenor, Duncan & Diana Wagner, SD Retired $900
Shea, Lawrence & Martha Janesville, WI Mercy Health System $900

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