Wisconsin GOP Is Broke After Their Failed Bid to Reelect Scott Walker

           

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7 Investigates: Evers fundraising numbers show heavy union support

By Matthew Simon |

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MADISON, Wis. (WSAW) --
Making it no secret on the campaign trail he would support repealing
Act 10, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers took in more than
$600,000 in campaign donations, state finance numbers released this week
showed.

In all, Evers raised $9.3 million since entering the
governor’s race last April. However, most of those campaign dollars,
$5.9 million, came in during the Sept. 1-Oct. 22 reporting period.
Overall $6.4 million has come from Wisconsin donors, while about a third
of the money, $2.8 million, came from out of state.

The state superintendent’s biggest union donor
dollars came from the Wisconsin Education Association Council, with
$122,500. Other unions donating including the IBEW, DRIVE PAC, Wisconsin
Pipe Traders Association, Carpenters Legislative Improvement Committee,
North Central States Regional Council, and United Association Local
118, which represents plumbers and steamfitters.

Between the state Democratic Party,
national Democratic Midterm Victory Fund, national Democratic
Redistricting Committee, and The Democratic Governors Association, Evers
saw another $839,532 added to his election account. Most of the money,
$657,532 came from the state party. In comparison, Gov. Scott Walker
saw the state Republican Party pour more than $4 million into his
campaign during the fall reporting period.

As for some other contributions, Evers has
received $3,500 local and national dollars from Planned Parenthood. One
of his top individual contributors is Milwaukee investment firm owner
David Lubar and members of Lubar’s family, donating more than $58,000 in
total. Former CISCO CEO John Morgridge and his wife, who are form
Wisconsin, but retired in California, also donated the maximum $20,000
each.

Evers is running with Mandela Barnes as
his Lt. Gov. nominee. Barnes transferred $400,000 from his election
account to support Evers.


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