Press Release

Protasiewicz campaign raises $2 million, more than any spring primary candidate in state history


By - Feb 13th, 2023 03:59 pm

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Judge Janet Protasiewicz’s campaign for Wisconsin Supreme Court has now raised more than any spring primary candidate in Wisconsin history, raising more than $2 million since entering the race.

The campaign’s pre-primary report, which will be filed today, shows more than $725,000 raised between January 1st and February 6th of this year, with $276,000 cash on hand. The campaign has also raised an additional $363,000 since the end of the reporting period, bringing total fundraising to more than $2 million.

In addition to fundraising strength, Judge Janet has received the endorsement of more than a thousand community leaders, elected officials, judges, and attorneys who know she has the record and experience to bring change to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. In addition to endorsements from Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices Ann Walsh Bradley and Rebecca Dallet, many of the state’s largest labor and citizen organizations are supporting Judge Janet’s campaign.

“Wisconsinites know that Judge Janet Protasiewicz will bring common sense and fairness back to the court,” said Janet for Justice spokesperson Sam Roecker. “Judge Janet has received record-breaking support because people across the state know how much is at stake in this race and they agree she is the best candidate to bring change to the court.”

Judge Janet Protasiewicz is a 25-year prosecutor and current Milwaukee County circuit court judge. She has spent her career upholding the law, fighting for victims, and holding criminals accountable. On the Wisconsin Supreme Court, she will bring fairness and impartiality back to the bench.

Janet for Justice

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. While it is believed to be reliable, Urban Milwaukee does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

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