Contributing Writer | 10/15/2020

In Wisconsin, voters are heading to the polls this November to decide a number of important legislative and judicial races. Throughout these campaigns, donors have been shelling out money to help their favorite candidates get across the finish line. Who are the top donors backing the candidates running in the Badger State? Here is a …

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Contributing Writer | 10/05/2020

*This report first appeared on Ballotpedia as a part of our ongoing partnership. We are proud to provide campaign finance data to Ballotpedia for state-level elections. Learn more about our partnership here.* The value of money in state-level politics extends beyond purchasing power. Campaign cash allows candidates to promote their message and turn out their …

Contributing Writer | 09/09/2020

In 2020, pundits and political observers in Wisconsin are anticipating a slew of competitive races on election day, as both parties battle for control of the Wisconsin legislature. One of the top political action committees raising or spending money in the state for the 2020 election cycle is the Wisconsin Conservation Voters Independent Expenditure Committee. …

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Tracy Marshall | 08/24/2020

Now, exclusively at Transparency USA, you can directly compare the money in any state-level election. See all the candidates in a given race, side-by-side, along with their donations and expenditures. Because when you’re tracking a particular candidate, you want to know exactly how they stack up against their opponents at every stage of the election …

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Contributing Writer | 08/17/2020

According to a recent study* by Ballotpedia, 97.3 percent of state legislators seeking reelection have advanced to the general election. This turnover rate isn’t unique. In fact, it’s in line with the percentage of incumbents advancing from the primary to the general elections in 2018 (97 percent) and 2016 (97.5 percent). The caricature of the …