Hijacking Campaign 2013 - Information on Wisconsin Recall Action Fund

Hijacking Campaign 2013

Wisconsin Recall Action Fund

Posted: March 22, 2013
Updated: May 19, 2017

Spring election: OathSpending

This corporation is sponsored by a right-wing group that surfaced in 2011 to oppose the recall of Republican Governor Scott Walker. The Milwaukee-based organization supported conservative causes and opposed labor-led efforts to recall the governor because of his economic policies and a plan that slashed public employee collective bargaining rights.

In March 2013 Wisconsin Recall Action Fund filed an oath with the state's Government Accountability Board indicating it may make independent expenditures to oppose Ed Fallone, the Marquette Law School professor who challenged incumbent Justice Pat Roggensack in the April 2 elections for a 10-year term on the Wisconsin Supreme. As in the 2012 recalls, it failed to report its 2013 spending in a timely fashion, but more than a year after the Supreme Court election it reported spending $14,000 on televison advertising against Fallone.

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.