Legislature's campaign committees spent record $12.1 million
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new report finds the Wisconsin Legislature's four campaign committees spent a record $12.1 million in 2020.
The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign released an analysis Thursday that found the spending easily eclipsed the previous record of $8.4 million set in 2018.
The Republican Assembly Campaign Committee led the way, spending a little more than $5 million. The Assembly Democratic Campaign Committee spent $3.14 million.
The Committee to Elect a Republican Senate spent $2.3 million.
The State Senate Democratic Committee spent $1.6 million.