Hijacking Campaign 2013 - Information on Wisconsin Right to Life, O.M.I.D.

Hijacking Campaign 2013

Wisconsin Right to Life, O.M.I.D.

Posted: February 20, 2013
Updated: April 25, 2014

Special election: OathSpending
Spring election: OathSpending

This corporation was created in 2010 to make independent expenditures sponsored by Wisconsin Right to Life, a statewide advocacy group that opposes abortion.  The group frequently makes independent expenditures in state elections mostly to support Republican candidates for statewide office and the legislature.  The corporation and the group's political action committee spent a combined $189,292 on independent expenditures - mostly on political mailings and radio ads - between 2000 and 2012.

In the spring, non-partisan election, Wisconsin Right to Life supported incumbent Justice Pat Roggensack win independent expenditures.

Special elections were held in three Assembly districts to fill vacancies in November and December 2013. Wisconsin Right to Life made independent expenditures supporting Republican candidates in all three races, Districts 69, 21 and 82.

Wisconsin Right to Life's PAC was involved in the spring elections for Supreme Court.

Last active election: 2012

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.