State officials and candidates file Statements of Economic Interests for public inspection at the time they enter the public arena and continue to update them annually. A statement identifies a filer's, and his or her immediate family's, employers, investments, real estate, commercial clients, and creditors. The purpose of the statement is to disclose the official's or candidate's financial relationships. Approximately 2,500 state public officials and candidates for state office file statements of economic interests on an annual basis. Click here to obtain blank forms.
The Eye on Financial Relationships web site provides a listing of every official required to file such a statement, whether or not the individual has filed his or her statement, and an index of officials' financial relationships. To access the Eye on Financial Relationships web site, click here.
Ethics Code for State Officials - Subchapter III, Chapter 19, Wisconsin Statutes
Ethics Code for Local Officials - From Subchapter III, Chapter 19, Wisconsin Statutes