Hijacking Campaign 2012 - Information on Independents for Better Government - RWM, LLC

Hijacking Campaign 2012

Independents for Better Government - RWM, LLC

Posted: August 8, 2012
Updated: January 14, 2014


This is a corporation created to make independent expenditures on behalf of Democratic candidates in the fall 2012 elections. Records show the group is controlled by Janesville attorney Roger Merry.

The group conducted a direct mailing campign supporting Yuri Rashkin in the 44th Assembly District Democratic primary. Rashkin lost the primary to the eventual winner, Democrat Debra Kolste.

This organization is registered with the Government Accountability Board following the January 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. FEC as a corporation making independent disbursements.