School Superintendent 2017 Campaign Finance Profile

2017 campaign finance profile for Superintendent or Public Instruction Tony Evers.
Tony Evers Picture: School Superintendent Tony EversSuperintendent of Public Instruction

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig Money2017 Economic StatementFinancial Summaries

2017 Election Notes and Background

Tony Evers was first elected in the 2009 spring election and reelected in 2013.

He faced two challengers in the February non-partisan primary receiving 69.4% of the primary vote. He then faced retired school administrator Lowell Holtz in the April election.

Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund ($225,270) made independent expenditures favoring Evers. Wisconsin Family Action Inc. - 1.91 Account  ($1,192) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2017 Campaign Finance Summary
Evers
Raised: $552,743 - Spent: $553,053
Vote: 69.9% - Cost/Vote: $1.12
Independent Backing: $225,270
Holtz
Raised: $145,088 - Spent: $143,914
Vote: 30.0% - Cost/Vote: $0.68
Independent Backing: $1,192

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 7/1/13 $28,485
Self $0
Under $100 $78,421
$100 or more $325,571
PACs & Parties $148,602
Other Income $149
*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
7/1/013-6/30/17
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $152,393.35
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $87,933.00
Education $84,751.36
Civil servant/public employee $38,493.85
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $31,355.00
Political/Ideological $17,066.15
Health Professionals $13,942.00
Business $11,920.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $6,575.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $6,191.00
Unknown $6,145.00
Telecommunications & Computers $2,975.00
Real Estate $2,325.00
Natural Resources $2,300.00
Energy $1,815.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,725.00
Banking & Finance $1,550.00
Agriculture $1,122.00
Construction $1,110.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,075.00
Insurance $910.00
Transportation $400.00
Defense $100.00

*Individual contributions includes all contributions
from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate
in a calendar year.

Committee contributions of any amount are included.

Any returned and self contributions are excluded.


Top Contributors
2008-2017
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Evers, Tony & Kathleen Madison, WI Wisconsin Dept of Public Instruction/
Verona Area School District
$24,610
Miller, John C & John W Cedarburg, WI Retired $8,000
Kohl, Herbert Milwaukee, WI US Senator, Retired $7,500
Grady, Sue Madison, WI Wisconsin Dept of Public Instruction $6,937
Jones, Scott Madison, WI Wisconsin Dept of Public Instruction $5,259
Goyke/Rottier Family Madison, WI Goyke & Associates/Wisconsin Supreme Court/
State Public Defender
$4,650
Kagen, Steve Appleton, WI Kagen Allergy Clinic $4,500
Paul, Judith and Terrance Boulder, CO Renaissance Learning System $4,200
Toney, Myrna Richland Center, WI Retired $4,170
Thompson, Michael & Kathy Sun Prairie, WI Wisconsin Dept of Public Instruction $3,900

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