Wisconsin Democracy Campaign

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
To promote clean government and a healthy democracy through campaign finance reform, ethics reforms, and other pro-democracy reforms.

Lobbying Interests:
Lobbying for changes in the campaign finance system that will help revitalize democracy and enable all candidates to have a fair chance to present their ideas to the voters. Lobbying for stronger ethics enforcement, lobbying reforms and changes safeguarding the electoral process.

CEO Name:
Micheal McCabe
Executive Director

Contact
MM
Michael McCabe
210 N Bassett St, Ste 215
Madison, WI 53703-5017
(608) 255-4260
(608) 255-4359
wisdc@wisdc.org
www.wisdc.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michael McCabe Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Beverly Speer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 39
Assembly Bill 39
Relating to: authorization for municipalities to establish satellite stations for purposes of conducting voter registration and absentee voting and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/21/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 42
Assembly Bill 42
Relating to: acceptance of certain political contributions by certain elective state officials, officials elect, and committees and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
www.wisdc.org/legislative_initiatives2009.php
Assembly Bill 62
Assembly Bill 62
Relating to: the prosecution and venue for trial of certain offenses by certain state residents.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/21/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 63
Assembly Bill 63
Relating to: the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 65
Assembly Bill 65
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 104
Assembly Bill 104
Relating to: reporting of information by nonresident registrants under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 143
Assembly Bill 143
Relating to: application of the open meetings law to legislative party caucuses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/17/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 245
Assembly Bill 245
Relating to: service by a former member of the legislature as a lobbyist.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/29/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 304
Assembly Bill 304
Relating to: ineligibility of convicted felons for licensure as lobbyists.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 322
Assembly Bill 322
Relating to: identification of individuals who examine statements of economic interests filed with the Government Accountability Board.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 327
Assembly Bill 327
Relating to: contributions by state contractors, grantees, or loan recipients and their officers and substantial owners to certain elective state officials.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 353
Assembly Bill 353
Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction and changing the information required on voter registration forms.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 388
Assembly Bill 388
Relating to: campaign financing, designations for the Wisconsin election campaign fund by individuals filing state income tax returns, creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for contributions to the Public Integrity Endowment, candidate time...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 494
Assembly Bill 494
Relating to: the methodology for filing campaign finance reports in electronic format.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/17/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Should also require a paper backup be filed.
For
Notification Date
11/17/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Suggest amending bill to temporarily allow paper backup filing.
Assembly Bill 606
Assembly Bill 606
Relating to: the regulation of video service providers and interim cable operators, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/11/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 619
Assembly Bill 619
Relating to: county, city, town, and village authority to create local elections boards and to regulate the financing of campaigns for county, city, town, and village offices; duties of municipal and county boards of election commissioners; and granting ru...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 721
Assembly Bill 721
Relating to: public, educational, and governmental access channel requirements for video service providers and interim cable operators.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 751
Assembly Bill 751
Relating to: entering into an agreement among the states to elect the president of the United States by means of a national popular vote.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 792
Assembly Bill 792
Relating to: state contractual services and false claims submitted to state and local governments, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/8/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 872
Assembly Bill 872
Relating to: preparation of legislative and congressional districting plans by Legislative Reference Bureau.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/25/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 892
Assembly Bill 892
Relating to: electronic voter registration and proof of residence for voting in an election and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/1/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 895
Assembly Bill 895
Relating to: various changes in election laws, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/25/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 913
Assembly Bill 913
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 216

For
Notification Date
4/13/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Joint Resolution 63
Assembly Joint Resolution 63
Relating to: excluding incarcerated, disenfranchised felons from the enumeration of population for apportionment and redistricting of legislative, county, and certain other district offices (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Joint Resolution 109
Assembly Joint Resolution 109
Relating to: prohibiting partial vetoes of parts of bill sections (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 23
Senate Bill 23
Relating to: acceptance of certain political contributions by certain elective state officials and committees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
While a modest step toward campaign finance reform, it is meaningful budget reform to prevent consideration of the state budget from being needlessly prolonged in order to raise special interest campaign cash.
Senate Bill 40
Senate Bill 40
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 89

For
Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 43
Senate Bill 43
Relating to: the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 68
Senate Bill 68
Relating to: reporting of information by nonresident registrants under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 179
Senate Bill 179
Relating to: deceptive election practices; voter intimidation, suppression, and protection; granting rule-making authority; and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/3/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 221
Senate Bill 221
Relating to: campaign financing, designations for the Wisconsin election campaign fund by individuals filing state income tax returns, creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for contributions to the Public Integrity Endowment, candidate time...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/29/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 236
Senate Bill 236
Relating to: electronic filing of campaign finance reports.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/21/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 447
Senate Bill 447
Relating to: state contractual services and false claims submitted to state and local governments, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/8/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 540
Senate Bill 540
Relating to: political disbursements by corporations and cooperative associations and the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 582
Senate Bill 582
Relating to: public, educational, and governmental access channel requirements for video service providers and interim cable operators.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/1/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 640
Senate Bill 640
Relating to: various changes in election laws, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 645
Senate Bill 645
Relating to: electronic voter registration and proof of residence for voting in an election and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/1/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Joint Resolution 42
Senate Joint Resolution 42
Relating to: excluding incarcerated, disenfranchised felons from the enumeration of population for apportionment and redistricting of legislative, county, and certain other district offices (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Joint Resolution 61
Senate Joint Resolution 61
Relating to: prohibiting partial vetoes of parts of bill sections (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Ethics Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Ethics Board

Notification Date
4/15/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Oppose the Senate attempt to weaken the independence of the Government Accountability Board and unravel the 2007 ethics reform law.

Notification Date
4/15/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

GAB 1.28, defining the term “political purpose”.
Agency Name
Government Accountability Board

Subject
GAB 1.28, defining the term “political purpose”.

Register Number: 633 (9/15/2008)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-013
For
Notification Date
7/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

GAB 6.05, filing of campaign finance reports in electronic format.
Agency Name
Government Accountability Board

Subject
GAB 6.05, filing of campaign finance reports in electronic format.

Register Number: 641 (5/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-040
For
Notification Date
7/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Other
Notification Date
7/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Similar to the "paper trail" now required of any electronic voting machine, the shortcomings of the state's new campaign finance reporting system call for a mandatory paper trail of campaign contributions and election expenses.
www.wisdc.org/blog/2009/03/somethings-missing.html

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2010 Joint Legislative Council Study Committee on Judicial Discipline and Recusal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2010 Joint Legislative Council Study Committee on Judicial Discipline and Recusal

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/15/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Proposed GAB 1.91, Disclosure of Independent Political Expenditures
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed GAB 1.91, Disclosure of Independent Political Expenditures

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/12/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Proposed GAB 1.90, regulation of nonprofit corporations organized solely for political activity (MCFL Corporations)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed GAB 1.90, regulation of nonprofit corporations organized solely for political activity (MCFL Corporations)

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/23/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

rulemaking to create registration, reporting and advertising disclaimer requirements for corporate election spending
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
rulemaking to create registration, reporting and advertising disclaimer requirements for corporate election spending

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/23/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
www.wisdc.org/wdcstatement032310.php

National Popular Vote Interstate Compact
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
National Popular Vote Interstate Compact

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/14/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Electronic voting equipment approval for use in Wisconsin elections
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Electronic voting equipment approval for use in Wisconsin elections

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
11/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Amendment of the Code of Judicial Conduct's rules on recusals -- examination of when the financing and conduct of judicial campaigns should result in a judge's disqualification from hearing and ruling on a case.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amendment of the Code of Judicial Conduct's rules on recusals -- examination of when the financing and conduct of judicial campaigns should result in a judge's disqualification from hearing and ruling on a case.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
11/2/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Excluding incarcerated, disenfranchised felons from the enumeration of population for apportionment and redistricting (constitutional amendment)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Excluding incarcerated, disenfranchised felons from the enumeration of population for apportionment and redistricting (constitutional amendment)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

emergency rule to amend GAB 6.05 relating to filing campaign finance reports in electronic format
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
emergency rule to amend GAB 6.05 relating to filing campaign finance reports in electronic format

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
www.wisdc.org/blog/2009/03/somethings-missing.html

Increased transparency of Government Accountability Board investigations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increased transparency of Government Accountability Board investigations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/19/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Prohibiting elected state officials and their campaign committees from soliciting or accepting campaign contributions during the budget process.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prohibiting elected state officials and their campaign committees from soliciting or accepting campaign contributions during the budget process.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/19/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Allowing public to view economic interest statements anonymously
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing public to view economic interest statements anonymously

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

comprehensive campaign finance reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
comprehensive campaign finance reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

creation of a non-partisan and independent redistricting process
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
creation of a non-partisan and independent redistricting process

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

ElBd 1.28, scope of campaign finance regulation - regulation of issue ads
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ElBd 1.28, scope of campaign finance regulation - regulation of issue ads

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Election law reforms and voting rights protections
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Election law reforms and voting rights protections

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

permitting the use of preferential or instant runoff voting systems for local nonpartisan races
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
permitting the use of preferential or instant runoff voting systems for local nonpartisan races

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

WDC supports the Impartial Justice bill relating to campaign financing for the office of justice the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WDC supports the Impartial Justice bill relating to campaign financing for the office of justice the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$9,076.99
2009
July - December
$3,739.97
2010
January - June
$4,167.54
2010
July - December
$885.56
Total $17,870.06
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
46.25
2009
July - December
20.75
2010
January - June
19.25
2010
July - December
5.75
Total 92.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
219.75
2009
July - December
79.75
2010
January - June
94.25
2010
July - December
13.75
Total 407.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
40 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
35 %
2010
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
30 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
25 %
2010
July - December
Total 22 %
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
30 %
2009
July - December
40 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 24 %
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
3 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
70 %
Total 3 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
7 %
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 10 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures