2016 Campaign Finance Profile - Fred Risser

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

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2016 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 the general election.

2016 Campaign Finance Summary
Risser
Raised: $13,332 - Spent: $2,255
Vote: 98.6% - Cost/Vote: $0.02
Independent Backing: $0
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.4 % - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Risser’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Elections and Utilities; Financial Services, Constitution and Federalism; Judiciary and Public Safety; Joint Legislative Council.

2015-2016: Education; Elections and Local Government; Judiciary and Public Safety; Joint Legislative Council.

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/13** $3,540
Self $0
Under $100 $1,227
$100 or more $2,900
PACs & Parties $9,200
Other Income $5

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

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/13-12/31/16**
In-District Out-District
$1,850 (63.8%) $1,050 (36.2%)

*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*
1/1/13-12/31/16**
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $4,500.00
Political/Ideological $2,250.00
Insurance $1,200.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,050.00
Education $600.00
Health Professionals $600.00
Agriculture $500.00
Banking & Finance $350.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $300.00
Construction $250.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $200.00
Civil servant/public employee $100.00
Health Services/Institutions $100.00
Unknown $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
1993-2016
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Risser, Fred Madison, WI Legislator $9,000
Huang, TC San Francisco, CA University of Wisconsin $2,100
Crow, James & Ann Madison, WI University of Wisconsin $1,550
Wolens, Sandra Madison, WI Meriter Hospital $1,550
Cornellier, Larry N Sr Beloit, WI Cornellier Fireworks $1,500
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 Curtis Madison, WI JH Findorff & Son $1,000
Lorenti, Nicolina Everett, MA Unemployed $1,000

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