Jeff Smith raised more than any other Democratic State Senate candidate or officeholder in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Democratic State Senate candidates and officeholders have raised $975,042 during the 2022 election cycle. Among state senators and candidates, Jeff Smith has raised more than any other Democrat.

Smith is the representative for Wisconsin State Senate District 31 and is running for re-election in 2022. Smith raised $219,569 and spent $41,950 between Jan. 1, 2021, and July 25, 2022. According to Wisconsin Ethics Commission reports, the following individual donors and PACs gave the most money to Smith.

Jeff Smith’s Top 10 Donors, (1/1/2021 – 7/25/2022)

Of the $219,569 in reported donations, $33,345 came from these 10 donors:

Total Donations Name Type
$15,245 Wisconsin State Senate Democratic Committee ENTITY
$2,100 Eleanor Wolf INDIVIDUAL
$2,000 Austin M Ramirez INDIVIDUAL
$2,000 Beau Stafford INDIVIDUAL
$2,000 Christian Plata INDIVIDUAL
$2,000 David Schifeling INDIVIDUAL
$2,000 Erik Dovre INDIVIDUAL
$2,000 Fred R Schroeckenthaler INDIVIDUAL
$2,000 Grace Stafford INDIVIDUAL
$2,000 Gus Ramirez INDIVIDUAL

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Wisconsin PACs submitted to the Wisconsin Ethics Commission. Federal PACs are not required to report to state agencies. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.

See updates to Jeff Smith’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

Report Name Report Due Date
2022 Jan Semiannual 1/18/2022
2022 Spring Pre-Primary 2/7/2022
2022 Spring Pre-Election 3/28/2022
2022 Jul Semiannual 7/15/2022
2022 Fall Pre-Primary 8/1/2022
2022 Sept Data 9/27/2022
2022 Fall Pre-General 10/31/2022
2023 Jan Semiannual 1/7/2023

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.