MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A little more than a third of Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s individual campaign contributions came from people outside Wisconsin.

That’s according to a new analysis from government watchdog group Wisconsin Democracy Campaign.

The analysis found Walker’s campaign collected nearly $7.2 million in donations in 2017, with nearly $6.6 million coming from individual contributors. About $4.2 million, or 64 percent, came from Wisconsin donors. Nearly $2.4 million, or 36 percent, came from out-of-staters.

Walker raised more than $13.9 million since he began his second four-year term in January 2015 and the end of 2017. About $8.1 million, or 58 percent, came from out-of-state donors.

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Comments (2)
  1. buffiesguy says:

    If and when our country insists on public funding ONLY for Governor, Congress and POTUS/VPOTUS, we will retain our existing corrupt process for filling the posts.

    After decades of extensive research and observation, I have come to the above conclusion. Not One Penny of Non-Public Funding for gubernatorial – Representative – Senatorial – Presidential/Vice Presidential campaigns. NOT ONE!

  2. Many throughout this country can only wish they had a Governor like Scott Walker. What is cco trying to say here? This grandmother from MN, on a fixed income, is aware that much more came into WI for the dem candidates that ran against this fine man from WI. Where did all that recall money come from? You will not hear that story line from cco. This out-of-state woman is writing a check to help keep good around, even if it is in packer country.

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