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The Alliance of Bankers Conduit Fund is the registered conduit of the Wisconsin Bankers Association. It allows an individual banker like you to direct contributions to the candidate(s) of your choosing.
*The purpose of this checkbox is to acknowledge that you understand that the Alliance of Bankers Conduit is the registered conduit of the Wisconsin Bankers Association. It allows an individual WBA members to direct contributions to the candidate(s)* of their choosing. By donating to the fund, you agree to receive emails from WBA with suggested disbursements, but are under no obligation to approve these suggested disbursements.
State law requires that WBA obtain your permission before releasing your contribution to a candidate or elected official.
The Alliance of Bankers for Wisconsin conduit, if all of the following apply, may redirect any contribution received from an individual to a sponsor or, if there is no sponsor, to an administrative fund of the conduit:
(a) The conduit has held the contribution for at least 24 consecutive months, including the 24 months immediately preceding March 29, 2014, over which time the individual or organization that made the contribution has made no contact with the conduit.
(b) Either of the following apply:
1. The conduit has, over the 24-month period described in par.(a), attempted in good faith to contact the individual that made the contribution at least 5 times, and has documented each such attempt, but has been unable to make contact with the individual. A conduit may satisfy the requirement to contact the individual by telephoning the individual at the last-known telephone number; by sending a text message to the individual at the last-known cellular telephone number or pager number capable of receiving text messages; by sending a facsimile transmission to the individual at the last-known facsimile transmission number; by sending a letter or postcard to the individual by U.S. mail; by sending a message by electronic mail; or by any combination of the foregoing. A conduit may not satisfy the requirement to attempt in good faith to contact the individual at least 5 times if all 5 attempted contacts occur within a period of 30 consecutive days.
2. The surviving spouse or executor of the estate of a deceased individual that made the contribution authorizes the redirection of the contribution.
Political contributions are not tax deductible. Corporate contributions are prohibited by law. Paid for by the Alliance of Bankers Conduit, Debra Nabholz, Treasurer
11.0705 CAMPAIGN FINANCING Updated 17-18 Wis. Stats. 16
Updated 2017-18 Wis. Stats. Published and certified under s. 35.18. July 14, 2020.