Hijacking Justice 2011

 DFA – Wisconsin

Posted: April 4, 2011
Updated: April 29, 2011

Candidate supported: JoAnne Kloppenburg
Reported spending: $5,013

This is a new Wisconsin political action committee formed by Vermont-based Democracy for America which was itself founded in 2004 by former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean to support Democratic candidates.

DFA – Wisconsin originally registered with the state’s Government Accountability Board to make independent expenditures against eight GOP state senators and in support of eight Democratic state senators as part of recall efforts prompted by the passage of Republican Governor Scott Walker’s bill to limit collective bargaining rights for state workers.

On April 1, DFA - Wisconsin amended its registration to include support for JoAnne Kloppenburg's Supreme Court candidacy and opposition to the incumbent, Justice David Prosser.