Cooke campaign has outraised Democratic opponents in Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District

Rebecca Cooke (D) has raised the most money in the Democratic primary for Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District, taking in $730,044 since the start of the campaign cycle. 

Cooke raised $329,974 in the fourth quarter of 2023. Katrina Shankland (D) has raised the next most in the primary, with $212,783 since the start of the campaign. This fundraising is from the fourth quarter alone.

The primary will take place on Aug. 13. Five candidates, including those who have dropped out, raised a combined $1.18 million through Dec. 31, 2023. Looking at all 125 congressional battlegrounds we are tracking, this is less than the average of $3.41 million. 

Seven candidates raised a combined $9.66 million running in Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District in 2022, while 10 raised $5.39 million in 2020.

Below is how much each Democratic candidate has raised and spent so far during the 2023-2024 election cycle:

Looking at Cooke and Shankland alone: 

  • 571 donors donated to Cooke’s campaign last quarter.
  • Of those 571, the largest share, 240 (42%), donated between $100 and $499.
  • 283 donors donated to Shankland’s campaign last quarter. 
  • Of those 283, the largest share, 156 (55%), donated between $100 and $499. 

The next reporting deadline for congressional candidates is April 15, 2024. Those reports will cover the period of Jan. 1 to March 31, 2024. To learn more about this race, click below.