General elections for all 99 districts in the Wisconsin State Assembly took place on Nov. 8, 2022. Of the 99 districts up for election in 2022, 81 had a general election with more than one candidate.
Across all contested general elections, candidates raised $13.7 million. Incumbents raised an average of $123,689 per candidate and challengers raised an average of $57,807 per candidate.
Five general elections with the most fundraising
The table below details the five general elections with the most fundraising in the State Assembly. Winning candidates’ names are in bold.
|District 94||$1,425,070||Steve Doyle (D)||Steve Doyle and Ryan Huebsch|
|District 64||$1,035,885||Tip McGuire (D)||Tip McGuire and Ed Hibsch|
|District 71||$772,771||Katrina Shankland (D)||Katrina Shankland and Scott Soik|
|District 54||$710,198||Gordon Hintz (D)||Lori Palmeri and Donnie Herman|
|District 73||$707,855||Nick Milroy (D)||Angie Sapik and Laura Gapske|
The officeholders above are listed for the current districts they hold. However, this is a redistricting year, so candidates have been identified below as incumbents even if they are running in a different district than they currently hold.
#1 District 94 – $1,425,070
Incumbent Steve Doyle raised $966,113 and Ryan Huebsch raised $458,957.
Steve Doyle won with 51 percent of the vote and Ryan Huebsch received 49 percent of the vote.
#2 District 64 – $1,035,885
Incumbent Tip McGuire raised $793,370 and Ed Hibsch raised $242,515.
Tip McGuire won with 57 percent of the vote and Ed Hibsch received 43 percent of the vote.
#3 District 71 – $772,771
Incumbent Katrina Shankland raised $566,501 and Scott Soik raised $206,269.
Katrina Shankland won with 57 percent of the vote and Scott Soik received 43 percent of the vote.
#4 District 54 – $710,198
Lori Palmeri raised $538,809 and Donnie Herman raised $171,389.
Lori Palmeri won with 54 percent of the vote and Donnie Herman received 46 percent of the vote.
#5 District 73 – $707,855
Laura Gapske raised $391,762 and Angie Sapik raised $316,093.
Angie Sapik won with 51 percent of the vote and Laura Gapske received 49 percent of the vote.
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.