Wisconsin Speaker Vos raised $131,871 this election cycle

According to the most recent campaign finance reports made to the Wisconsin Ethics Commission, Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos has raised $131,871 and spent $16,639 between Jan. 1, 2021 and Mar. 21, 2022.

The speaker of the Wisconsin General Assembly is the leader of the state’s lower chamber. Rep. Vos is a member of the Republican Party and has served as a state representative since 2005. His current term ends in 2023.

Rep. Vos’ reported campaign finance activity, by quarter (2017-2021)

Source: Transparency USA

Contributions to Rep. Vos

Of the $131,871 already reported in the 2022 election cycle, 53.8 percent came from the top 71 donors who each gave $1000.

Expenditures by Rep. Vos

On the expenditures side, Vos reported $16,639, with 83.2 percent of all spending going to the 10 payees topping this list. 

Top Expenditures by Vos (1/1/2021 – 3/21/2022)

RankPayee Name Total AmountType
1.$3,405.76Heinzen Printing & PromotionalEntity
2.$2,131.24Rep Assembly Campaign Com Racc – Seg FundEntity
3.$1,703.91Internal Revenue ServiceEntity
4.$1,432.10Knights Gourmet PopcornEntity
5.$1,000.00Elijah BehnkeEntity
6.$1,000.00William PentermanEntity
7.$1,000.00World Orphan FundEntity
8.$880.74Paige L GeorgeEntity
9.$735.44Robin Voss CampaignEntity
10.$545.58Village Graphics PrintingEntity

How Rep. Vos’ fundraising compares to other state speakers

Among members of the state legislature, fundraising varies widely. A number of factors, including whether an incumbent officeholder is running for re-election, influence donor activity. Here is how fundraising by Vos compares to the nine other state speakers with campaign finance data available from Transparency USA for the 2022 election cycle:

Fundraising reported by 10 state speakers in the 2022 election cycle

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Wisconsin PACs submitted to the Wisconsin Ethics Commission. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.

Report NameReport Due Date
2022 Jan Semiannual1/18/2022
2022 Spring Pre-Primary2/7/2022
2022 Spring Pre-Election3/28/2022
2022 Jul Semiannual7/15/2022
2022 Fall Pre-Primary8/1/2022
2022 Sept Data9/27/2022
2022 Fall Pre-General10/31/2022
2023 Jan Semiannual1/7/2023

This article is a joint publication from Ballotpedia and Transparency USA, who are working together to provide campaign finance information for state-level elections. Learn more about our work here.