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.

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