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Melissa Sargent
Melissa Sargent.jpeg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 48
In office
January 7, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolEast High School
Bachelor'sUniversity Of Wisconsin - Madison
Office website
Melissa Sargent is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 48. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Sargent attended East High School and graduated with her bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sargent served on the following committees:

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging and Long-Term Care
Financial Institutions
International Trade and Commerce
Small Business Development
Joint Legislative Audit



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for all 99 seats in the Wisconsin State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Incumbent Melissa Sargent was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Sargent was unopposed in the general election,[1][2] and was re-elected for another term.[3]


See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Sargent won election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 48. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated Terry Gray (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 48, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMelissa Sargent 83.2% 24,375
     Libertarian Terry Gray 16.6% 4,849
     Independent Adam Kassulke (Write-In) 0% 0
     Republican Jonathon William Rygiewicz (Write-In) 0% 13
     - Scattering 0.2% 59
Total Votes 29,296

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Sargent is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Sargent raised a total of $34,966 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[6]

Melissa Sargent's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 48 Won $34,966
Grand Total Raised $34,966


Sargent won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Sargent raised a total of $34,966.

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Preceded by
Chris Taylor (D)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 48
Succeeded by