In Ohio, the Republican Senate Campaign Committee (RSCC) 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 Ohio Secretary of State, the RSCC raised $4.34 million and spent $596,105 between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021.
In Ohio politics, donations to the RSCC represent 13.98 percent of the $31.04 million all Ohio state-level PACs have raised. Here are the RSCC’s top donors and recipients, as reported to the Ohio Secretary of State.
Of the $4,340,164 raised in the 2022 election cycle, 48.79 percent came from the RSCC’s top 10 donors.
|Rank||Donor Name||Total Amount||Donor Type|
|5.||$150,502.75||Kristina Daley Roegner||Entity|
|7.||$126,000.00||J Kirk Schuring||Entity|
|9.||$125,000.00||Louis W Blessing III||Entity|
On the expenditures side, the RSCC reported $596,105, with 85.39 percent of all spending going to the 10 payees topping the list. Payees include both contribution recipients and vendors, as reported by the RSCC.
|Rank||Total Amount||Payee Name||Payee Type|
|1.||$200,000.00||Ohio Republican PAC||Entity|
|2.||$170,666.94||Washington Street Consulting LLC||Entity|
|3.||$50,000.00||Ohio Republican State Central & Executive Committee State Candidate Fund||Entity|
|4.||$17,387.50||Omni Hotels & Resorts||Entity|
|5.||$16,975.60||The Isaac Wiles PAC||Entity|
|6.||$13,863.32||Jeffrey Benton Campaign||Individual|
|7.||$12,803.75||Winterset CPA Group Inc||Entity|
|8.||$12,500.00||Team Knull LLC||Entity|
|9.||$9,188.63||Spread Eagle Tavern||Entity|
|10.||$5,600.00||Percipient Strategies LLC||Entity|
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Ohio PACs submitted to the Ohio Secretary of State. 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.
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