Wisconsin Finance Summary
The 2020 General Election was on November 3rd
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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
Tony Evers $5,539,158.36$2,498,580.70
Jill Karofsky $2,769,741.86$2,705,491.21
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 $1,241,535.17$1,259,415.41
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 $2,821,500.00
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 $1,059,121.99
Sage Weil $1,043,600.00
Elise Lawson $1,030,200.00
Reid Hoffman $850,000.00
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Recent Articles
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 …

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 …

Transparency USA | 02/12/2021

The stakes were particularly high for the 2020 elections, and not just for the presidency. At the state-level, some of the most closely watched races were Democratic efforts to flip swing state legislatures blue and take control of the upcoming redistricting process. What’s At Stake  Simply put, redistricting is the process of redrawing the boundary …

Tracy Marshall | 12/01/2020

With threats to blacklist Trump supporters making headlines, Transparency USA has been getting questions about whether political donors can be “doxxed,” along with requests to remove donors’ names from our site. It’s worth noting that doxxing doesn’t just happen on one side of the aisle. This fall, among other examples, celebrity rapper Cardi B reported …