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Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the 2012 elections season. Below are Moore's reports.
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[[File:Gwen Moore 2010 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Moore's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
 
[[File:Gwen Moore 2010 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Moore's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]

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Gwen Moore
Gwen Moore.jpg
U.S. House, Wisconsin, District 4
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2005-present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
President Pro Tempore of the Wisconsin State Senate
1997-1998
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2004
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Wisconsin State Senate
1993-2003
Wisconsin State Assembly
1989-1992
Education
High schoolNorthern Division High School, Wisconsin
Bachelor'sMarquette University
Personal
BirthdayApril 18, 1951
Place of birthRacine, Wisconsin
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Gwendolynne S. "Gwen" Moore (b. April 18, 1951) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Wisconsin. Moore represents Wisconsin's 4th congressional district and was first elected to the House in 2004. She is running for re-election in 2012.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Moore is a "far-left Democrat".[1]

Biography

After earning her bachelor's degree from Marquette University in 1978, Moore became a housing officer for the Wisconsin Housing Development Authority.[2]

Career

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-12

Moore is a member of the following House committees:[3]

Issues

Elections

2012

See Also: Wisconsin's 4th congressional district elections, 2012

Moore is running for re-election in 2012. She was unopposed in the Democratic primary and will face Republican Dan Sebring and Independent Robert Raymond in the November general election.[4]

2010

On November 2, 2010, Moore won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Dan Sebring (R) and Eddie Ahmad Ayyash (Coalition on Government Reform).[5]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Wisconsin, Congressional District 4, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGwen Moore Incumbent 69.1% 143,559
     Republican Dan Sebring 29.6% 61,543
     Independent Eddie Ahmad Ayyash 1.3% 2,802
Total Votes 207,904

Campaign donors

2012

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Moore's reports.

Gwen Moore Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 15, 2012$44,340.55$79,656.43$(74,029.07)$49,967.91
July Quarterly[7]July 15, 2012$49,967.91$157,087.73$(109,510.34)$97,545.30
Running totals
$236,744.16$(183,539.41)

2010

Breakdown of the source of Moore's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

More won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Moore's campaign committee raised a total of $603,253 and spent $623,775.[8]

U.S. House of Representatives, Wisconsin, 4th District, 2010 - Gwen Moore Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $603,253
Total Spent $623,775
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $45,607
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $45,695
Top contributors to Gwen Moore's campaign committee
Credit Union National Assn$12,000
Finmeccanica SpA$10,250
American Assn for Justice$10,000
American Federation of Teachers$10,000
American Postal Workers Union$10,000
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Insurance$88,000
Building Trade Unions$42,500
Public Sector Unions$41,000
Industrial Unions$34,750
Commercial Banks$32,250

Analysis

Congressional Staff Salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Moore paid her congressional staff a total of $1,086,588 in 2011. Overall, Wisconsin ranks 32nd in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[9]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Moore's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $5,005 to $75,000. That averages to $40,002.50, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2010 of $4,465,875.[10]

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Moore has voted with the Democratic Party 91.7% of the time, which ranked 122 among the 192 House Democratic members as of November 2011.[11]

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Personal

Moore raised her first child while a single mother in college.[12]

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Jerry Kleczka
U.S. House of Representatives - Wisconsin, District 4
2005-Present
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Wisconsin State Senate
1993-2003
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Wisconsin State Assembly
1989-1992
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