Jill Karofsky campaign raises $350,000 in 2019
More than 2000 contributions fuel strong grassroots campaign
MADISON — The campaign of Judge Jill Karofsky, candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice, announced today that it had raised about $350,000 in 2019, with more than 2,000 individual contributions fueling her strong grassroots campaign.
Judge Karofksy outpaced Justice Rebecca Dallet’s fundraising from the comparable period, with more raised for Karofsky in the 2nd half of 2019 than Dallet raised in the 2nd half of 2017. The campaign has more than $180,000 on hand heading into the final weeks of the primary campaign.
“As Judge Karofsky travels the state, she continues to garner support from every corner of Wisconsin, and we have the resources in place to be successful in both the primary and general elections,” said Alanna Conley, spokesperson for Jill for Justice. “Jill sees enthusiastic crowds responding to her message wherever she goes, and that’s why she has more endorsements, more volunteers, more donors, and more resources for the home stretch. Judge Jill Karofsky is ready to bring her experience, values, and energy to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.”
Karofsky is a recipient of the “Voices of Courage Award” from the WI Coalition Against Sexual Assault, was named the WI Victim/Witness Professional Association’s “Professional of the Year,” and earned a “Significant Impact” Award from a local organization dedicated to ending domestic violence. She currently serves on the Wisconsin Judicial Education Committee and chairs the Violence Against Women STOP Grant committee. She previously co-chaired the Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Response Team, and served on the Governor’s Council on Domestic Abuse, the WI Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board, the Wisconsin Crime Victims Council, and the Dane County Big Brothers/Big Sisters Board of Directors.
Judge Karofsky has two children, a daughter in college and a son in high school. Born and raised in south-central Wisconsin, she attended public schools where she was a state tennis champion. After receiving her bachelor’s degree at Duke University, where she was a Division I athlete, she earned her J.D. and a master’s in public policy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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