Wholesale Beer & Wine Association of Ohio

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Wholesale Beer & Wine Association of Ohio
Website:Official website
The Wholesale Beer & Wine Association of Ohio (WBWAO) is an association of distributor companies in Ohio. Established in 1935, the association lists its purpose as the following:
To represent distributor members with integrity; to work with state officials to care out the state's public policy on the maufacture, sale, distribution and retail sales of alcoholic beverages; and to serve the public thorugh the promoiton of reponsible alcohol consumption.[1]

Campaign contributions

State candidates

2010

In the 2010 legislative elections, the association contributed $146,030 to state senate candidates in Ohio. Additionally, a total of $254,551 was donated to House candidates. The WBWAO was the 7th and 13th largest donor in the Senate and House races, respectively.

The top five recipients of contributions in 2010 were:[2]

Candidate Amount Result
Republican Party William Batchelder (House) $22,396 Approveda
Republican Party Matt Huffman (House) $22,000 Approveda
Republican Party Jon Husted (Secretary of State) $21,350 Approveda
Democratic Party Richard Cordray (Attorney General) $21,000 Defeatedd
Democratic Party Matt Szollosi (House) $19,895 Approveda

2008

In the 2008 legislative elections, the association contributed $146,040 to state senate candidates in Ohio. Additionally, a total of $160,455 was donated to House candidates. The WBWAO was the 5th and 15th largest donor in the Senate and House races, respectively.

The top five recipients of contributions in 2008 were:[3]

Candidate Amount Result
Republican Party Jon Husted (Senate) $21,170 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Keith Faber (Senate) $14,000 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party John Carey (Senate) $11,000 No election
Republican Party Bill Coley (House) $11,000 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bill Harris (Senate) $10,670 No election

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