Hijacking Campaign 2017 - Information on Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund

Hijacking Campaign 2017

Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund

March 29, 2017

Fall: OathSpending

This committee was created in 2010 by the left-leaning Greater Wisconsin Committee for the sole purpose of making independent expenditures in Wisconsin elections. Between 2010 and 2016 it spent nearly $11.5 million in Wisconsin state elections.

On March 29, the committee reported spending over $225,000 for television advertisements supporting State Superintendent of Public Instruction incumbent Tony Evers.

Last active election: 2016

This organization is registered with the Government Accountability Board/Wisconsin Ethics Commission as an independent expenditure committee following the January 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. FEC.