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Ronald Harold Johnson

Office Sought:
US Senate, WI
JOHNSON, Ron, a Senator from Wisconsin; born on April 8, 1955, in Mankato, Minn.; graduated University of Minnestota, B.S., 1977; studied business administration, University of Minnesota, 1977-1979; plastics manufacturing company owner and founder; accountant; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2010 for the term ending January 3, 2017.

Source: Bioguide

Campaign Finance

$15,241,637 Received

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

Latest FEC Data

covers through candidate's December 31, 2010 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
  • Summary

    overview of how much the candidate raised and spent, and who contributed it
    Total Raised:
    $15,241,637 #10 of 64 Senate candidates
    Total Spent:
    $15,316,651 #11 of 64 Senate candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $192,646 #25 of 64 Senate candidates
  • Contributions Over Time

    reflects only contributions over $200, as smaller contributions are not individually reported. For some candidates a significant portion of their fundraising may not be captured by this chart.
  • Independent Expenditures

    outside groups that spent money supporting or opposing the candidate
    Committee Name Support/Oppose Total Spending
    Right to Life
    National Fedn of Independent Business
    Senate Conservatives Fund
    Club for Growth
    Club For Growth Action
    Trust In Small Business
    American Majority Action
    Milwaukee Police Assn
    Police Officer PAC
    Citizens for a Sound Economy
note: data comes from latest FEC filings and has not been cleaned or standardized. See section below for standardized data.

Donor Information

federal data covers roughly through Q2 2014
state-level data is not available in bulk for 2014. for current state data, browse http://followthemoney.org/
  • Top Industries

    OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
    74% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
  • In State vs. Out of State

    contributions from individuals, in dollars
  • Top Contributors

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    Organizations' PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from an organization’s employees, their family members and its political action committee.
  • Recent and upcoming fundraisers

    Full invitations can be viewed at Party Time
    Date Event
    July 31, 2015
    Cocktail Reception at The Home of David Herro and Jay Franke
    June 15, 2015
    Roundtable Luncheon at TBD
    Hosted by:
    Daniel Loeb, Paul Singer, Charles Schwab, Todd Ricketts
    April 9, 2015
    Private Fundraiser at Home of Ian Reisner
    Hosted by:
    Ken Mehlman, Ian Reisner, Bruce Bendell, Jonathan S. Canno, Tzvi Odzer, Kalman Sporn, Sam Domb
View all campaign finance data for Ronald Harold Johnson Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time