Hijacking Campaign 2010 - Information on Club for Growth Wisconsin

Hijacking Campaign 2010

Club for Growth Wisconsin

Posted: October 13, 2010
Updated: January 16, 2014

Estimated Spending: $100,000

Club for Growth Wisconsin spent an estimated $950,000 on negative broadcast advertising and other electioneering activities in the 2007 and 2008 Wisconsin Supreme Court races and the 2008 fall elections.  The group is the state arm of the national Club for Growth which historically support conservative Republican candidates in federal races.

The group sponsored a radio ad about three weeks before the November 2010 elections against Democrat Monk Elmer of Kimberly, who was running for the 1st Senate District open seat against Republican Frank Lasee.  The ad criticized Elmer for voting to raise property taxes as a Kimberly school board member.

Last active election: 2008