Wisconsin Finance Summary
The 2020 General Election was on November 3rd
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Political Profile

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
Tony Evers $5,534,596.83$2,497,580.85
Jill Karofsky $2,769,741.86$2,705,436.21
Daniel Kelly $2,166,255.13$2,147,151.28
Lisa Neubauer $2,074,687.44$2,398,318.34
Brad Pfaff $1,674,249.29$1,557,714.01
Jonathon Hansen $1,465,744.44$1,447,559.93
Brian Hagedorn $1,412,718.62$1,669,790.60
Neal Plotkin $1,234,042.49$1,245,597.73
Paul Piotrowski $1,165,454.59$1,150,524.05
Robyn Vining $997,626.73$941,132.52
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Top Lobbyists

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Top Donors
Diane M Hendricks $2,977,125.00
Karla T Jurvetson $2,819,000.00
JB Pritzker $2,515,000.00
Republican State Leadership Committee Inc $2,325,560.53
Elizabeth Uihlein $1,095,000.00
Miriam and Chris A Abele $1,072,500.00
SEIU COPE - Federal $1,071,121.99
Sage Weil $1,043,600.00
Elise Lawson $1,030,200.00
Reid Hoffman $850,000.00
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Contributing Writer | 10/05/2020

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