|U.S. House, Wisconsin, District 4|
|January 3, 2005-present|
|January 3, 2015|
|Years in position||9|
|President Pro Tempore of the Wisconsin State Senate|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2004|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Wisconsin State Senate|
|Wisconsin State Assembly|
|High school||Northern Division High School, Wisconsin|
|Birthday||April 18, 1951|
|Place of birth||Racine, Wisconsin|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Career
- 3 Committee assignments
- 4 Issues
- 5 Elections
- 6 Campaign donors
- 7 Analysis
- 8 Recent news
- 9 Personal
- 10 Recent news
- 11 External links
- 12 References
- 2005-present: U.S. House of Representatives, Wisconsin's 4th congressional district
- 1993-2003: Wisconsin State Senate
- 1997-1998: President Pro Tempore of the Wisconsin State Senate
- 1989-1992: Wisconsin State Assembly
Moore serves on the following committees:
Moore was a member of the following House committees:
- Committee on Financial Services
- International Monetary Policy Subcommittee
- Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises
- Committee on Budget
Moore voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. She was one of 172 Democrats that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.
|U.S. House, Wisconsin District 4 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Gwen Moore Incumbent||72.2%||235,257|
|Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election" (dead link)|
Candidates for Congress were 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|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||April 15, 2012||$44,340.55||$79,656.43||$(74,029.07)||$49,967.91|
|July Quarterly||July 15, 2012||$49,967.91||$157,087.73||$(109,510.34)||$97,545.30|
|U.S. House of Representatives, Wisconsin, 4th District, 2010 - Gwen Moore Campaign Contributions|
|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|
|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|
|Building Trade Unions||$42,500|
|Public Sector Unions||$41,000|
Congressional Staff Salaries
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.
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.
National Journal vote ratings
- See also: National Journal vote ratings
Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Moore was 1 of 4 members of congress who ranked 30th in the liberal rankings.
Percentage voting with party
Moore voted with the Democratic Party 91.7% of the time, which ranked 122 among the 192 House Democratic members as of November 2011.
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Moore raised her first child while a single mother in college.
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- Media coverage:
- Column archive at The Huffington Post
- Politico "2012 House Race Results"
- Gov Track "Moore" Accessed May 17, 2012
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress," Accessed November 19, 2011
- CQ.com, House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress
- Official House website "Committee Assignments," Accessed November 19, 2011
- U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
- Wisconsin Government Accountability Board "Candidates registered by office," Accessed June 10, 2012
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- Federal Election Commission, "Gwen Moore's April Quarterly Report," Accessed October 11, 2012
- Federal Election Commission, "Gwen Moore's July Quarterly Report," Accessed October 11, 2012
- Open Secrets "Gwen Moore 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 19, 2011
- LegiStorm "Gwen Moore," Accessed September 7, 2012
- OpenSecrets.org, "Gwen Moore (D-Wis), 2010," Accessed September 7, 2012
- National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
- OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
- Official House website "Biography," Accessed November 19, 2011
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