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Campaign Finance, Ethics and Lobbying Complaints

The Ethics and Accountability Division accepts these complaints:

  • Compliance with Campaign Finance Laws. 
    Any person may file a complaint with the Board asking that it investigate alleged violations of campaign finance laws  under Chapter 11 of the Wisconsin Statutes.
  • Code of Ethics for State Public Officials. 
    Certain state public officials are subject to regulations related to standards of conduct, use of office for personal financial gain, and conflicts of interest.  See Sections 19.41 - 19.58.
  • Compliance with Lobbying Laws. 
    Lobbyists and organizations which hire lobbyists are subject to certain restrictions and reporting requirements under Sections 13.61 - 13.65 of the Wisconsin Statutes. 

The Board may conduct an investigation and pursue civil forfeitures, or refer the matter to the appropriate district attorney for criminal prosecution.

To File a Complaint:

Please complete form GAB-1100 to file a formal complaint with the Ethics and Accountability Division.