Wisconsin Finance Summary
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Wisconsin Government:

Governor: Tony Evers (D)

Lieutenant Governor: Mandela Barnes (D)

Attorney General: Josh Kaul (D)

Secretary of State: Douglas J. La Follette (D)

State Treasurer: Sarah Godlewski (D)

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Carolyn Stanford Taylor (Non-partisan)

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Campaign Finance Snapshot
Total Contributions
Candidate Contributions
PAC Contributions
Total Expenditures
Candidate Expenditures
PAC Expenditures
Top Candidates
CandidateTotal DonationsTotal Expenditures
Jill Underly $1,383,860.10$855,002.41
Jeff Davis $471,903.20$386,197.34
Shelley Grogan $332,275.71$194,893.51
John Jagler $159,954.59$165,205.48
Deborah Kerr $119,694.92$127,141.23
Melissa Winker $103,057.67$65,009.51
Greg Gill Jr. $101,036.09$94,400.83
Elijah Behnke $59,444.65$29,026.32
Don Pridemore $42,912.92$57,733.30
Sheila J Briggs $32,863.86$78,416.25
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Top PACs
PACTotal DonationsTotal Expenditures
Democratic Party of Wisconsin - Seg Fund $2,598,378.74$1,293,384.03
A Better Wisconsin Together Political Fund $779,252.55$755,350.00
Republican Party of Wisconsin - Seg Fund $397,520.54$529,412.20
Christenson for Judge $150,174.00$106,319.37
Operating Engineers 139 PAC $150,000.00$3,050.00
Weac PAC $131,661.55$542,813.07
Rep Assembly Campaign Com Racc - Seg Fund $102,059.52$27,416.68
Wisconsin Realtors Political Fund $100,880.00$150,000.00
American Federation for Children Action Fund - Wisconsin Ie Committee $90,000.00$96,600.00
Rebecca PAC $81,670.75$58,758.58
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Recent Articles
Transparency USA | 05/20/2021

In the 2022 election cycle, donors have already begun kicking in campaign cash to their preferred Wisconsin candidates and causes, with one Madison doctor leading the pack among the state’s top donors. Dr. Elise Lawson is currently the top donor in Wisconsin politics. According to her profile on the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine …

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Tracy Marshall | 04/29/2021

The “For The People Act”, a gargantuan bill with a deceptively altruistic moniker, is moving its way through Congress in Washington, DC. Clocking in at more than 800 pages, the bill officially known as HR1 is Democrats’ highest priority legislation this year. Like a well-played game of Three-card Monte where the real goal is to …

Transparency USA | 04/10/2021

When it comes to the money in Wisconsin politics, these are the names that you are viewing the most so far this year. See the top five entities in each category (Candidates, Donors, PACs, and Payees) that are generating the greatest interest in Q1 of 2021. Top Viewed Wisconsin Candidates 1. Jeff Davis 2. Kriss Marion 3. Kirk …

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Transparency USA | 03/02/2021

The For the People Act of 2021—known as H.R. 1 in the House and S.1 in the Senate—was introduced in the US House on January 4 as a primary concern of the Biden administration, and passed in the U.S. House on March 3rd. An almost identical bill was introduced in 2019, and passed in the …

Transparency USA | 02/23/2021

In Wisconsin, PACs combined to raise over $90.3 million during the 2020 election cycle, boosting candidates and initiatives up and down the ballot. The interests of influential PACs leading up to the November elections offer a glimpse into the types of issues and policies that may be reflected in lawmakers’ legislative decisions in 2021.  Of …