Tim Michels raised more than any other Republican statewide candidate or officeholder in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Republican statewide candidates and officeholders have raised $23.3 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Tim Michels has raised more than any other Republican.

Michels is running for Governor of Wisconsin in 2022. Michels raised $12.0 million and spent $10.6 million 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 Michels.

Tim Michels’ Top 10 Donors, (1/1/2021 – 7/25/2022)

Of the $12.0 million in reported donations to Tim Michels’ candidate committee, $11.9 million of those contributions came from Tim Michels.

Total Donations Name Type
$11,940,882 Tim Michels ENTITY
$1,500 Michael J Eagan INDIVIDUAL
$1,108 Adp ENTITY
$604 Alan Ames INDIVIDUAL
$534 Michael Klumb INDIVIDUAL
$500 Aaryn Swanson INDIVIDUAL
$500 Albert Fleischman INDIVIDUAL
$500 Anthony Crivello INDIVIDUAL
$500 Barbra Farnham INDIVIDUAL
$500 Ben Nelson INDIVIDUAL

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Wisconsin PACs submitted to the Wisconsin Ethics Commission.Political expenditures that are not controlled by candidates or their campaigns, known as satellite spending, are not included in candidate totals.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 Tim Michels’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.