Wisconsin Supreme Court Finance Summaries

Posted: November 9, 2009
Updated: November 8, 2013

All financial summaries cover the complete Supreme Court election cycle, although the actual time period may vary depending on a candidate’s previous electoral activity or when the candidate’s campaign committee first registered and started raising money. Ending cash comes from the July report filed after the election. (For a more complete explanation of campaign finance election cycles see our campaign finance glossary.)

Only final ballot candidates and races with more than one candidate are listed. All figures are rounded to the nearest dollar. Spent includes transfers to committees. Walt Kelly (1997), Louis Butler (2008) and Randy Koschnick (2009) are the only Supreme Court candidates to make such transfers.

Winners’ names are in bold. An asterisk (*) next to a candidate’s name indicates an incumbent. Where a detailed individual campaign finance profile is available for a justice, clicking on the winner’s name will take you to that profile. Individual contributors for all Supreme Court candidates and Justices since 1990 can be found in our searchable database.

Summaries

 

Spring 2013

Election date: April 2

Candidate Beginning
Cash
Raised Spent Ending
Cash
Roggensack, Pat* $0 $693,121 $652,318 $40,803
Fallone, Ed $0 $401,557 $394,583 $6,674
Total $0 $1,094,677 $1,046,901 $47,477

*Incumbent

For information on independent expenditures and issue ads see Highjacking Campaign 2013.
 

SPRING 2011

Election date: April 5

Candidate Beginning
Cash
Raised Spent Ending
Cash
Prosser, David T., Jr.* $8,928 $692,597 $700,957 $568
Kloppenburg, JoAnne $0 $556,658 $551,236 $5,422
Total $8,928 $1,249,255 $1,252,193 $5,990

*Incumbent

For information on independent expenditures and issue ads see Highjacking Justice 2011.
 

SPRING 2009

Election date: April 7

Candidate Beginning
Cash
Raised Spent Ending
Cash
Abrahamson, Shirley S.* $0 $1,469,621 $1,465,578 $4,063
Koschnick, Randy $0 $186,556 $189,153 ($2,597)
Total $0 $1,656,177 $1,654,731 $1,466

*Incumbent

For information on independent expenditures and issue ads see Highjacking Campaign 2009.
 

SPRING 2008

Election date: April 1

Candidate Beginning
Cash
Raised Spent Ending
Cash
Butler, Louis* $4,353 $780,296 $770,057 $14,592
Gableman, Michael J. $278 $441,051 $410,959 $30,370
Total $4,631 $1,221,347 $1,181,016 $44,962

*Incumbent

For information on independent expenditures and issue ads see Highjacking Justice 2008.
 

SPRING 2007

Election date: April 3

Candidates Beginning
Cash
Raised Spent Ending
Cash
Clifford, Linda M. $0 $1,210,645 $1,206,038 $4,608
Ziegler, Annette K. $0 $1,452,258 $1,450,230 $2,028
Total $0 $2,662,903 $2,656,267 $6,636

For information on independent expenditures and issue ads see Highjacking Justice 2007.
 

SPRING 2003

Election date: April 1

Candidates Beginning
Cash
Raised Spent Ending
Cash
Ed Brunner $2,405 $238,575 $240,762 $218
Pat Roggensack $602 $418,045 $416,625 $2,022
Total $3,007 $656,620 $657,387 $2,240

For information on independent expenditures and issue ads see Highjacking Elections 2003.
 

SPRING 2000

Election date: April 4

Candidates Beginning
Cash
Raised Spent Ending
Cash
Louis Butler $1,915 $194,866 $196,359 $422
Diane Sykes* $0 $240,154 $234,603 $5,550
Total $1,915 $435,020 $430,963 $5,972

*Incumbent

 

SPRING 1999

Election date: April 6

Candidates Beginning
Cash
Raised Spent Ending
Cash
Shirley Abrahamson* $30,537 $715,459 $745,996 $0
Sharren Rose $0 $634,910 $639,894 -$4,984
Total $30,537 $1,350,369 $1,385,890 -$4,984

*Incumbent

 

SPRING 1997

Election date: April 1

Candidates Beginning
Cash
Raised Spent Ending
Cash
Walt Kelly $0 $488,666 $459,018 $29,647
Jon Wilcox* $0 $426,936 $426,559 $377
Total $0 $915,602 $885,577 $30,025

*Incumbent