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Wisconsin Legislature’s campaign committees spent record $12.1 million



FILE - Jill Billings (top-center) and Jerome Gundersen (top-right) debate Monday afternoon for the 95th District Assembly seat, answering questions from local journalist. UW-La Crosse political science professor Dr. Anthony Chergosky (top-left) was moderator.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Legislature’s four campaign committees spent a record $12.1 million in 2020, according to a report released Thursday.

The analysis from government watchdog group Wisconsin Democracy Campaign 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 $3.1 million.

The Committee to Elect a Republican Senate spent $2.3 million. The State Senate Democratic Committee spent $1.6 million.

Republicans retained control of both houses in November’s elections.

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