Our Spotlight series highlights individual candidates, donors and PACs in state-level politics.
Transparency USA | 02/18/2021

Donors in Florida shelled out over $533 million during the 2020 election cycle, showing their support to PACs and candidates through contributions. While a number of PACs and organizations make up the state’s top donor list, the most prolific individual donor chipped in over $3.2 million to various PACs and candidates. Miguel B. “Mike” Hernandez …

Transparency USA | 01/13/2021

Every election cycle, the state of Michigan is locked in an ongoing struggle for political control between the two major parties. A look at our list of the top political action committees (PACs) that were active in Michigan in 2020 shows many of the most well-funded committees existed specifically to support the agenda of one …

Transparency USA | 12/08/2020

In the perennial swing state of Ohio, a number of political action committees (PACs) step up to the plate each election cycle in hopes of advancing their causes by electing candidates who support their agendas. From party-affiliated organizations to issues-oriented groups, there is a variety of organizations that participate in the Buckeye State’s elections. Among …

Transparency USA | 11/18/2020

In North Carolina, the list of the top fundraisers in the state is dominated by the Governor, Attorney General, and Lieutenant Governor, each of whom reported in excess of $9.5 million in contributions. Taking his place just after those prominent statewide officeholders in North Carolina is Republican State Sen. Jim Perry. Perry represents District 7 …

Transparency USA | 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 …