2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Frederick P. Kessler

Rep. Frederick P. Kessler (D) Milwaukee Picture: Rep. Frederick P. KesslerAssembly District 12

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Kessler was first elected in 2004.

He won a two way primary and faced Constitution Party opposition in the general election.

Human Rights League ($19) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($1,193) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Kessler.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Kessler
Raised: $19,774 - Spent: $19,571
Vote: 91.0% - Cost/Vote: $1.05
Independent Backing: $1,212
Tatarsky
Raised: $3,057 - Spent: $2,110
Vote: 8.6% - Cost/Vote: $1.20
Independent Backing: $0
Kessler’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Campaigns and Electons; Criminal Justice and Homeland Security; Judiciary; State-Federal Relations.

2003-2004: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $0
Self $8,024
Under $100 $1,950
$100 or more $5,700
PACs & Parties $4,100
Other Income $0
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$0 (0%) $5,700 (100%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $3,850
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,950
Education $1,000
Banking & Finance $750
Unknown $400
Business $250
Civil servant/public employee $250
Manufacturing & Distributing $250
Non-Profit/Social Services $250
Transportation $200
Health Services/Institutions $150
Health Professionals $100
Insurance $100
Political/Ideological $100
Real Estate $100
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $100
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Kessler, Frederick Milwaukee, WI Legislator/Kessler Mediation/Arbitration $8,024
Riley, Donovan Oconomowoc, WI Loyola University $500
Jacobs, Stephen T Milwaukee, WI Reinhart, Boerner, et al $500
Samson, R Max Milwaukee, WI Liberty Bank $500
Rosenberg, Jack Milwaukee, WI Telecheck Wisconsin (Retired) $250
Schreiber, Elaine R Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee Public Schools $250
Schmidt, WA Mequon, WI Schmidt Engineering & Equipment $250
Donohue, Mary Lynn Sheboygan, WI Hopp, Neuman, Humke $200
Finerty, John D Elm Grove, WI Friebert, Finerty & St John $200
Hase, David J Milwaukee, WI Cook & Franke $200
Schaller, John H Wauwatosa, WI House of Harley Davidson $200
Spector, Michael J Shorewood, WI Quarles & Brady $200

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