Gov. Walker Contributors

Contributors known to be Koch funding sources in bold & italics.

*We are adding Menard’s to our list. They contributed less than $5000 ($2000) but their CEO also sits on the board of the Wisc. Manufacturers & Commerce. The WMC is a right wing political group that has been heavily mucking into politics. Their board has individually donated huge sums of money into Walker’s Campaign.

Consumer oriented businesses in bold.

Campaign contributions source:
General Information
PACs, $5000 or more:
Concerned Realtors Committee
Realtors PAC
KochPAC Natural Resources
People for Rebecca Kleefisch
Building a Better WI/Wisconsin Builders Association
Wal-Mart Stores/WAL-PAC
Tavern Industry PAC
Republican Party of Wisconsin
HNTB Holdings Ltd PAC
AT&T Wisconsin Employee PAC (formerly SBC)
Operating Engineers 139 PAC
Republican Party Milwaukee Co
Managed Health Services/Centene PAC
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
TDS Telecom
WI Credit Union League Action Fund (WCULAF)
Deere & Company PAC – WI
FONEPAC Telecommunications & Computers
Friends of Alberta Darling
Eli Lilly and Company PAC
Friends & Neighbors of Robin Vos
WellPAC Wellpoint Inc
WI Insurance Alliance PAC
WI Pipe Trades PAC

Employers of Contributors of $5000 or more
ABC Supply Co
Agrecol Corp
Allen Edmonds Shoes
AMK Concepts & Services
Anew Health Care Services Inc
AO Smith Corp
Apache Stainless Steel
Artisan Partners
Atlantic DQ
Audio Implements/GKC
Badger Meter
Baraboo Growth
Bevco Ergonomic Seating
Blain’s Farm & Fleet
Blomquist Benefits Consulting
Boerke Co Inc
Bradley Foundation
Brian Retzlaff Trucking
Briggs & Stratton
Burke Properties
Burlington Northern Santa Fe…
Call Solutions
Campbell Wrapper Corp
CD Smith Construction
Chambers & Owen
Charro Restaurante
Charter Manufacturing
Church Mutual Insurance
Cobalt Partners LLC
Commonwealth Development Corp…
Continental Properties Co Inc
County Concrete
Couri Insurance Agency
Custom Pak Products
EBY-Brown Co
Einhorn Associates
Emergency Medicine Specialists
Endeavors Group
Fabco Equipment Inc
Fashion Angels Enterprises
Feather Larson & Synhorst…
Fiduciary Management
First American Funding
Fisher Barton Inc
Glenora Co
GMR Marketing
Gogebic Taconite LLC
Gold Leaf Development
Hal Leonard Publishing
Hammes Co
Harris Associates
Hay Creek Pallett
Heartland Advisors
Hexagon Investments
High Crossing Development Corp
Holton Brothers Construction
Horton Group
Hovde Financial
Hy Cite Corp
Inpro Corp
Insight Industries
Irgens Development Partners
Johnson Controls
Johnsonville Foods * Johnsonville Brats
JSD Professional Services Inc
Kapur & Associates
KBS Construction
Koss Corp
Krier Foods
Kwik Trip
Lorman Education Services
Lubar & Co
M&I Bank
Meissner, Tierney, et al
Michels Corp
Midwest Neurosurgical
Minnesota Wild
MJ Construction Inc
Morrison Creek Cranberry
Nicholas Company Inc
Nova Surgical LLC
Orthopaedic Associates of…
Panduit Corp
Paper Machinery Corp
Payne & Dolan
Pinstripe Inc
Plastic Surgery Group
Prent Corp
Promotions Unlimited
RCI FirstPathway Partners
Reiman Publications
Richardson Industries
Rite Hite Corp
Roehl Transport
Salomon Smith Barney
Sargento Inc
SC Johnson & Sons
Schneider National
School choice
Sendik’s Food Market
Shannon Sales Inc
SIG Financial Holdings
Specialty Underwriters
St John Properties Inc
Standard Process Laboratories
Stark Investments
Super Steel Products
Tamarack Petroleum Co
Tankcraft Corp
Tries & Rice
Uihlein Wilson Architects
US Counseling Service
US Oil Co
V Duane Rath Foundation
Wausau Homes
Wausau Paper
West Allis Salvage
West Bend Clinic
Zenith Tech

8 Responses to “Gov. Walker Contributors”
  1. Gay Davidson-Zielske says:

    I don’t see Home Depot or Menards on here. Thought they had ties to Koch too?

    • Home Depot did not donate directly to Walker’s campaign from what info we have so far. If you have found a reliable source showing that they did please post the web address so we can review it.

      Home Depot DOES donate heavily to the various Koch Ind. political front groups and they are on our boycott list for Koch related political contributors. If their involvement with the Koch’s hijacking of America isn’t enough to want to never shop there again there is always this nugget of awful from the Home Depot CEO.

      He suggested that CEO’s who don’t agree with his political agenda and funding should be shot.

      Menards so far we can not find a direct contribution to Walker’s campaign. Again, if anyone finds such please pass it on. Menards does donate heavily to WMC Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce. The WMC is nothing more than a right wing front group. The WMC has deep ties to Walker’s campaign. Most of the board of WMC are major donors to Walker’s campaign.

      Menards also has a horrible record on other accounts including abusing employees, skirting labor laws and being very anti-union. So technically Menards didn’t donate to Walker but they are clearly a supporter. We consider Menards to be boycotted by the cumulative of their actions.

  2. KB in WI says:

    Damnit so much. I won’t shop at Menards or Home Depot. And now I see Farm and Fleet! Argh.
    Where am I going to go for my summer canning needs? They have the best canning supplies in the summer months and some other great stuff.
    Any suggestions for someone who cannot go to any of the 3 big box stores anymore?

    • If you have an Ace Hardware they carry a good variety of canning gear. Our True Value carries a few things. Some of the grocery store chains carry packs of jars and lids in the late summer.

  3. Kathleen Granstrom says:

    I am sorry that I deleted the email message but I emailed Reiman Publications and they told me in their reply from a Joyce Wies(spelling?) that they did not contribute to Walker’s campaign. I believe she told me an outright lie.

  4. Sherri says:

    I do know that Menard’s hold an event once a year “Good Government Day”. He required mid and high management to attend this event and chip in $100 per person. It was optional but, were strongly encouraged to attend. They would have Republician office holders come over and do a speech and collect contributions.

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