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|Position            = Wisconsin State Assembly District 48
 
|Position            = Wisconsin State Assembly District 48
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}}{{tnr}}'''Melissa Sargent''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing [[Wisconsin State Assembly District 48|District 48]]. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
==Elections==
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==Biography==
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Sargent attended East High School and graduated with her bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sargent served on the following committees:
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|year =2013
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Aging and Long-Term Care
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|Committee2 =Audit
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|Committee3 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee4 = International Trade and Commerce
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|Committee5 = Small Business Development
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|Committee6 = Joint Legislative Audit
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|Joint6 = Yes
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==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Sargent won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
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Sargent won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall Partisan Primary, accessed May 5, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/fall-general ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall General Election," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>
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|party1 =Democratic
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|winner1 =  Melissa Sargent
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|candidate2 = Terry Gray
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|candidate3 = Adam Kassulke (Write-In)
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|candidate4 = Jonathon William Rygiewicz (Write-In)
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|candidate5 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 =24375
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|votes2 =4849
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|votes3 =0
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|votes4 =13
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|votes5 =59
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Sargent
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|Full name = Melissa Sargent
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|year = 2012
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|Editdate = June 6, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1416242 ''followthemoney.org'', "Sargent, Melissa Agard," accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 34966
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 48]]
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Sargent
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 34,966
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|org1 = Dane Co Deputy Sheriff Association
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|org2 = Janesville-Madison Auto Workers
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|org3 = Cody, Carol
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|org4 = Lang Sollinger, Mary L
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|org5 = Painters & Allied Trades
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|orgamount1 = 750
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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==See also==
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly#Assembly standing committees |Wisconsin State Assembly Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature#Joint legislative committees|Wisconsin Joint Committees]]
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.melissasargent.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=48&h=A Rep. Sargent's website]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/melissasargent48 Facebook campaign page]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/melissasargent48 Facebook campaign page]
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* [http://openstates.org/wi/legislators/WIL000535/melissa-sargent/ Profile from Open States]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=152901 2012]
  
 
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Melissa Sargent
Melissa Sargent.jpeg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 48
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolEast High School
Bachelor'sUniversity Of Wisconsin - Madison
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Melissa Sargent is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 48. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

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

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

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

Elections

2012

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.[1][2]

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.[3]

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

2012

Sargent won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Sargent raised a total of $34,966.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Melissa Sargent's campaign in 2012
Dane Co Deputy Sheriff Association$750
Janesville-Madison Auto Workers$500
Cody, Carol$500
Lang Sollinger, Mary L$500
Painters & Allied Trades$500
Total Raised in 2012$34,966
Source:Follow the Money

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Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 48
2013–present
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