Hijacking Campaign 2014 - Information on Volunteers for Agriculture

Hijacking Campaign 2014

Volunteers for Agriculture

Posted: October 14, 2014
Updated: May 30, 2017


This is a political action committee controlled by one of the state's largest and most influential lobbying and advocacy organizations - the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. The PAC is a longtime direct contributor to statewide and legislative candidates and has also been very active in making independent expenditures in Wisconsin elections - generally to support Republican candidates. Between 2000 and 2013, the PAC made $991,510 in indepedent expenditures.

The group sponsored outside electioneering activities supporting, with one exception, Republican candidates in the 2014 races for governor, attorney general and the legislature, the one exception, Demcoratic incumbent Amy Vruwink in the 70th Assembly District.

Last active election: 2013