Posted: June 8, 2015
Updated: May 10, 2019
The table below shows groups that spent more than $2 million on independent expenditures or issue ads in Wisconsin's statewide and legislative elections since the beginning of 2010 and through April 2019. The groups in the table are listed in descending order by spending.
This table will be updated with spending by groups in future elections.
For more detailed information about the activities of these groups in state elections, see our "Interest Group Spending" feature.
|Greater Wisconsin Committee*||$40,792,775|
|Republican Governors Association*||$29,496,426|
|Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce*||$25,129,330|
|We Are Wisconsin||$17,968,276|
|Americans for Prosperity*||$14,324,761|
|Democratic Governors Association*||$13,485,929|
|Wisconsin Club for Growth*||$11,370,239|
|American Federation for Children*||$7,401,128|
|Republican State Leadership Committee*||$5,012,250|
|National Rifle Association||$4,591,163|
|Wisconsin for Falk||$4,474,654|
|Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters||$3,219,455|
|Wisconsin Alliance for Reform*||$3,105,000|
|Wisconsin Education Association Council||$2,951,218|
|Republican Attorneys General Association||$2,833,949|
|Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin||$2,742,005|
|Citizens for a Strong America*||$2,720,504|
|Democratic Attorneys General Association||$2,180,854|
*All or part of the group’s spending was estimated by the Democracy Campaign because the group engaged in secret issue ad spending.