Hijacking Campaign 2014 - Information on Conservatives for Governor Scott Walker

Hijacking Campaign 2014

Conservatives for Governor Scott Walker

Posted: July 15, 2014
Updated: October 29, 2014


This is a Virginia-based independent disbursement committee created in 2014 to make independent expenditures to support Republican Governor Scott Walker in his fall 2014 reelection bid.  The committee is controlled by Conservative StrikeForce which supports conservative candidates for state and federal offices across the country. 

Conservative StrikeForce also operates a political action committee which spent more than $32,000 on robocalls to support Walker in the days leading up to an unsuccessful attempt to recall him in June 2012. Walker, the lieutenant governor and 13 state senators faced recalls in 2011 and 2012 because of their support or opposition to the governor's successful plan to severely restrict public employee collective bargaining rights.

This organization is registered with the Government Accountability Board as an independent disbursement committee following the January 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. FEC.