Kleefisch a Big Donor to Republicans
Ex-Lt. Governor has PAC that gave $121,000 to GOP legislative candidates and state party.
Kleefisch, a likely candidate for governor in 2022, served as lieutenant governor from 2011 through 2018 when she lost reelection to a third four-year term on a joint ticket with former Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
Rebecca PAC was created in July and raised about $162,950 during the last six months of 2020. Most of the contributions to Rebecca PAC came from individuals.
Her top contributors were:
Harold Smith, of Palm Beach, Fla., a retiree whose billionaire family founded Northern Trust Corp. and Illinois Tool Works, $10,000,
The PAC’s contributions included $5,000 to the state Republican Party and contributions of $500 to $2,000 each to nearly 100 GOP state Assembly and Senate candidates.