Tony Evers raised more than any other Democratic statewide candidate or officeholder in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Democratic statewide candidates and officeholders have raised $25.4 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Tony Evers has raised more than any other Democrat.

Evers is Governor of Wisconsin and is running for re-election in 2022. Evers raised $21.7 million and spent $17.4 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 Evers.

Tony Evers’s Top 10 Donors, (1/1/2021 – 7/25/2022)

Of the $21.7 million in reported donations, $7.5 million came from these 10 donors:

Total Donations Name Type
$6,759,260 Democratic Party of Wisconsin ENTITY
$86,000 American Federation of Teachers Cope Federal ENTITY
$86,000 Democratic Governors Association Federal ENTITY
$86,000 Engineers Political Education Committee ENTITY
$86,000 Liuna PAC ENTITY
$86,000 National Democratic Redistricting PAC Federal ENTITY
$86,000 SEIU COPE – Federal ENTITY
$86,000 Service and Hospitality Workers Union PAC ENTITY
$86,000 Ua Union Plumbers & Pipefitters Vote! PAC ENTITY
$83,500 American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees AFSCME Federal ENTITY

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 Tony Evers’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.