Wisconsin Club for Growth

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Wisconsin Club for Growth is a 501(c)4 nonprofit organization based in Wisconsin.[1] It financially supported Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker during the recall election in 2012.[2][3] It had $8 million in revenue in 2012.[3]


  • Director, Eric O'Keefe
  • Director and spokesman, R.J. Johnson[4] who also worked on Walker's 2010 and 2012 campaigns[3]
  • Treasurer, Valerie Johnson, wife of R.J. Johnson.[3]

Funds disbursed[edit]

These are among funds given:

Donations received[edit]

These are among donations received:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ DeFour, Matthew (October 28, 2014). "Complaint: Wisconsin Club for Growth violated IRS rules". Wisconsin State Journal. Retrieved 5 July 2015.
  2. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/08/us/politics/behind-scott-walker-a-longstanding-conservative-alliance-against-unions.html
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Also from Lisa Kaiser. "Who Was Wisconsin Club for Growth's $1 Million Donor?". Shepherd Express. Retrieved 2015-07-05.
  4. ^ "Prosecutor in Scott Walker Probe Asks Justices to Recuse". PR Watch. Retrieved 2015-07-05.
  5. ^ http://shepherdexpress.com/article-permalink-22099.html
  6. ^ "Secret $1.5M donation from Wisconsin billionaire Menard uncovered in Scott Walker dark-money probe - Milwaukee - Milwaukee Business Journal". Bizjournals.com. 2015-03-25. Retrieved 2015-07-05.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h Marley, Patrick (2014-08-22). "Walker wanted funds funneled to Wisconsin Club for Growth". Jsonline.com. Retrieved 2015-07-05.

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