Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Search our interactive campaign contribution database to see how much people in your town or across the state have donated to the two major presidential candidates.
Patch has created an interactive database so you can see how much your neighbors are donating to the presidential campaign—and to which candidate they’re writing their checks. We’ve included communities across Wisconsin, so if you want to see what the campaign contributions in nearby towns are like, go right ahead. The information in the database was downloaded from the Federal Election Commission’s website. The data is based on quarterly reports, and is current through the end of September.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Mitt Romney is ahead in the Oak Creek funding race, though a higher number of people are giving to Barack Obama.
While polls show President Barack Obama may have more support from Wisconsin voters than candidate Mitt Romney, the studies also show the gap getting slightly closer. A Marquette University poll shows Obama leading Romney, 53 percent to 42 percent, different than the 54 percent to 40 percent lead Obama held in mid-September. Oak Creek residents have given $7,885 to Romney and $3,799 to Obama through Aug. 31. The number of contributions varied widely — there were 79 individual contributions to Obama from Oak Creek residents and 12 to Romney. The largest single donor on either side was Michael B. Mazur, who is self-employed; he made two $2,500 donations to Romney. Obama's largest single donation from Oak Creek was $500 given by Will Allen…
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Check out Patch's new interactive campaign contribution database to find out who in your community is contributing to President Barack Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.
See which presidential candidates are getting money from Wisconsin residents with Patch's interactive database of individual contributions made to President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney. This database includes nearly 18,000 individual contributions Wisconsin residents made to the two candidates from April 1, 2011, through July 31, 2012, the most recent data available. The data, which is from the Federal Elections Commission, does not include contributions to political action committees or other outside groups.
Monday, June 4, 2012
Incumbent Republican governor takes in over $13,000 in campaign contributions from city residents, while his Democratic opponent nets about $3,300.
Whether Gov. Scott Walker or Democrat Tom Barrett will win the gubernatorial recall election — or carry Oak Creek, for that matter — won't be known for sure until all the ballots are counted Tuesday night. What is known, however, is that when it comes to campaign contributions, the incumbent Republican governor has outraised the Milwaukee mayor by a more than 4-to-1 margin in Oak Creek. A Patch analysis of campaign finance reports filed last week with the state Government Accountability Board shows that Walker has raised $13,135 in Oak Creek. By comparison, Barrett took in $3,280 in Oak Creek since he launched his candidacy in March, campaign finance reports show. See who is donating to Barrett and Walker with Patch's interactive database …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Check out Patch's new interactive recall campaign contribution database to find out who in your community is contributing to Gov. Scott Walker or Democrat Tom Barrett in the upcoming gubernatorial recall election.
UPDATE: This database was updated at 6 a.m. Thurdsay to include Barrett and Walker contrbutions through May 21. See where the money in the gubernatorial recall election is coming from by checking out Patch's interactive database of individual contributions made to Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. This database includes nearly 200,000 individual contributions made to the two candidates from Janaury through May 21, the most recent data available. The data, which is from the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, does not include contributions for political action committees or expenditures made on behalf the candidates bout outside groups.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Gov. Scott Walker has raised $13 million in campaign contributions this year, while his two key challengers in the recall race — Kathleen Falk and Tom Barrett — have taken in less than $1 million each.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker has raised $13 million in the most recent three-month reporting period in his effort to retain his seat in Wisconsin's historic recall election, new campaign finance reports showed. By comparison, Democratic challenger Kathleen Falk received nearly $1 million in contributions, while Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett netted $831,000 in the reporting period that ended April 23. Barrett, Falk and three other Democratic candidates are squaring off in the May 8 recall primary election. Walker, who has token opposition in the GOP primary, will face the Democratic primary winner on June 5. In addition to raising big bucks, Walker’s campaign noted that it had a total of 125,926 contributions, many of which came from small …