Contributions from Groups with a Stake in TABOR

Supporters and oppponents of the so-called “Taxpayer Bill of Rights ” (TABOR) 1993 - 2003

Challengers Face Uphill Fight: Candidates Listed Alphabetically

Table listing 2004 legislative candidates alphabetically along with cash balance.

Challengers Face Uphill Fight

Legislative officeholders had nearly $3.1 million in campaign funds and a $9-$1 advantage over their challengers two months before the November general election, a Wisconsin Democracy Campaign analysis shows.

Statement to the Senate Committee on Education, Ethics and Elections in support of Senate Bill 337

The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign urges the committee to support Senate Bill 337.

SUGGESTED REVISIONS TO THE DRAFT RULE CIRCULATED IN DUNST MEMO

SUGGESTED REVISIONS TO THE DRAFT RULE CIRCULATED BY GEORGE DUNST IN HIS MEMORANDUM OF FEBRUARY 10, 2004

Memo to State Elections Board on Draft Rule

In response to your memorandum dated February 10, 2004 requesting comments regarding a proposed rule to regulate "electioneering communications," the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign ("WDC") submits the following comments and proposed revisions to the draft.

Wisconsin Democratic Party’s Letter Concerning the Elections Board’s May Decision on Issue Ads

I understand your frustrations and the frustrations of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign and I would like to say up front that the Democratic Party of Wisconsin is 100 percent committed to campaign finance reform. This was simply the wrong time for the Elections Board to promulgate an emergency rule.

Large Individual and Political Action Committee Contributions to the 2003-2004 Legislature and Governor

Members of the legislature at date of posting and legislative campaign committees. Special interest contributions from business, construction, energy, manufacturing, real estate, road building, banking, oil and gas, papermaking industries, and SBC.

CLASS WAR CHESTS

Over half of campaign contributions to candidates seeking state office come from less than 4 percent of Wisconsin’s more than 900 zip codes, a new Wisconsin Democracy Campaign study shows.
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