In North Carolina, the North Carolina Democratic Party (NCDP) has raised more than any other non-candidate political action committee (PAC) in the 2022 election cycle so far. According to the most recent campaign finance reports filed with the North Carolina State Board of Elections, the NCDP raised $1.44 million and spent $1.31 million between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021.
In North Carolina politics, donations to the NCDP represent 9.32 percent of the $15.43 million all North Carolina state-level PACs have raised. Here are the NCDP’s top donors and recipients, as reported to the North Carolina State Board of Elections.
Of the $1,437,999 raised in the 2022 election cycle, 43.21 percent came from the NCDP’s top 10 donors.
|Rank||Total Amount||Donor Name||Donor Type|
|7.||$30,000.00||Dan Blue Jr||ENTITY|
|10.||$25,000.00||Michael William Sonnenfeldt||INDIVIDUAL|
On the expenditures side, the NCDP reported $1,311,512, with 80.13 percent of all spending going to the 10 payees topping the list. Payees include both contribution recipients and vendors, as reported by the NCDP.
|Rank||Total Amount||Payee Name||Payee Type|
|1.||$239,044.68||North Carolina Democratic Party – Building||ENTITY|
|2.||$205,000.00||Minnesota Democratic Farmer Labor Party||ENTITY|
|7.||$58,370.91||Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NC Empl PAC Fed||ENTITY|
|10.||$34,434.48||Octavia L Wilkinson||ENTITY|
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active North Carolina PACs submitted to the North Carolina State Board of Elections. Federal PACs are not required to report to state agencies. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.
|Report Name||Report Due Date|
|2022 Q1 Plus||5/10/2022|
|2022 Semiannual (only candidates not on 2022 ballot)||7/29/2022|
|2022 Q3 Plus||10/31/2022|
|2022 Year End Semiannual (only candidates not on 2022 ballot)||1/27/2023|
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