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

Wisconsin Democratic statewide candidates and officeholders have spent $19.1 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Tony Evers has spent more than any other Democrat.

Evers is the 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, Evers spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

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

Of the $17.4 million in reported expenditures, $14.5 million went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$9,882,860 Strother Nuckels Strategies ENTITY
$1,074,847 Cleansweep Campaigns ENTITY
$855,057 Democratic Party of Wisconsin ENTITY
$654,746 Adp Inc ENTITY
$573,494 New Blue Interactive LLC ENTITY
$398,230 Gbao ENTITY
$353,212 Path to Victory LLC ENTITY
$312,045 Actblue Wisconsin* ENTITY
$212,457 New Terri ENTITY
$173,873 Budget Signs and Specialties ENTITY

*A PAC is a group that spends money on elections. Conduit PACs, such as ActBlue, are a subset of non-candidate PACs through which individuals can donate to candidate PACs.

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.