Our Spotlight series highlights individual candidates, donors and PACs in state-level politics.
Contributing Writer | 10/07/2020

A number of candidates dominate the campaign finance landscape in Florida, raising millions of dollars for their campaigns. One of the top fundraisers in the Sunshine State is former State Rep. Jason Brodeur. Brodeur represented Florida House District 28 from his election in 2010 until his departure from the chamber in 2018 due to term …

Contributing Writer | 09/09/2020

In 2020, pundits and political observers in Wisconsin are anticipating a slew of competitive races on election day, as both parties battle for control of the Wisconsin legislature. One of the top political action committees raising or spending money in the state for the 2020 election cycle is the Wisconsin Conservation Voters Independent Expenditure Committee. …

Contributing Writer | 08/26/2020

Pennsylvania State Senator Jay Costa serves as the minority leader in the state senate. A prominent leader for the Democratic party, Costa ranks among the top Pennsylvania state-level candidates in terms of campaign finance contributions this election cycle. Costa is a Democrat who represents Pennsylvania’s 43rd State Senate District. Serving in the state senate since …

Contributing Writer | 08/12/2020

In Ohio, a number of donors have been shelling out money for the 2020 election cycle. However, one donor is leading the pack of the Buckeye State’s top contributors to state-level candidates and political action committees, donating $559,813.89 so far this cycle. Frances “Francie” Pepper is the top political contributor for the 2020 election cycle, …

Contributing Writer | 07/29/2020

In the swing state of North Carolina, Truth and Prosperity, Inc. earns its spot among the state’s list of top ten PACs with its large war chest and limited government platform. According to the organization’s website, Truth and Prosperity, Inc.’s mission is to “identify and support qualified candidates and elected officials who promise to pursue …