In Wisconsin, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW) Segregated Fund has raised more than any other non-candidate political action committee (PAC) in the 2022 election cycle so far. According to the most recent campaign finance reports filed with the Wisconsin Ethics Commission, the DPW Segregated Fund raised $12.45 million and spent $XX million between Jan. 1, 2021 and Mar. 21, 2022.
In Wisconsin politics, donations to the DPW Segregated Fund represent 42.97 percent of the $28.99 million all Wisconsin state-level PACs have raised. Here are the DPW Segregated Fund’s top donors and recipients, as reported to the Wisconsin Ethics Commission.
Of the $12,453,538 raised in the 2022 election cycle, 62.47 percent came from the DPW Segregated Fund’s top 10 donors.
|Rank||Total Amount||Donor Name||Donor Type|
|1.||$2,381,020.22||Karla T Jurvetson||INDIVIDUAL|
|7.||$300,000.00||Florida Democratic Party||ENTITY|
|8.||$290,000.00||Lynde B Uihlein||INDIVIDUAL|
On the expenditures side, the DPW Segregated Fund reported $7,843,750, with 87.4 percent of all spending going to the 10 payees topping the list. Payees include both contribution recipients and vendors, as filed by the PAC.
|Rank||Total Amount||Payee Name||Payee Type|
|3.||$915,363.01||Democratic Party of Wisconsin (Federal Account)||ENTITY|
|4.||$903,091.49||DPW Federal Account||ENTITY|
|5.||$552,869.74||Paychex of New York LLC||ENTITY|
|6.||$204,758.49||Davis for Judge||ENTITY|
|7.||$118,679.26||Cavalier Johnson Campaign||ENTITY|
|9.||$83,666.00||Strategy Group for Media||ENTITY|
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Wisconsin PACs submitted to the Wisconsin Ethics Commission. Federal PACs are not required to report to state agencies. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.
|Report Name||Report Due Date|
|2022 Jan Semiannual||1/18/2022|
|2022 Spring Pre-Primary||2/7/2022|
|2022 Spring Pre-Election||3/28/2022|
|2022 Jul Semiannual||7/15/2022|
|2022 Fall Pre-Primary||8/1/2022|
|2022 Sept Data||9/27/2022|
|2022 Fall Pre-General||10/31/2022|
|2023 Jan Semiannual||1/7/2023|
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