Our Top 10 Lists provide a snapshot of the top candidates, donors or PACs in state-level politics.
Transparency USA | 06/17/2021

In Wisconsin, a handful of state-level offices were up for election in April 2021. Most prominent among them were the race for Superintendent of Public Instruction and the special election for State Senate District 13. Contributors combined to donate nearly $9 million to candidates, PACs and causes ahead of the spring elections, and these are …

Transparency USA | 06/10/2021

In odd-numbered years, voters in Virginia write checks to their favorite candidates, hoping to power their campaigns to victory on Election Day. The 2021 election cycle has been no different, with over $146.8 million in contributions already reported by candidates and committees across the state just ahead of this week’s primary elections. With only a …

Transparency USA | 05/04/2021

In Pennsylvania, candidates raised money up and down the ballot in hopes of convincing voters they were the right choices to serve a term in office. While numerous candidates were prolific fundraisers during 2020, a handful of candidates stand out as the top fundraisers in the state. Here is a look at the top ten …

Transparency USA | 04/05/2021

Arizona politics became a battleground of national interest during the contentious tabulation of 2020 election results. While it’s state-level races may not have pulled in quite the volume of outside money that other highly-publicized battlegrounds drew, Arizona elections still managed to attract some major nationwide donors.  Who gave the biggest contributions? Here is a look …

Transparency USA | 02/23/2021

In Wisconsin, PACs combined to raise over $90.3 million during the 2020 election cycle, boosting candidates and initiatives up and down the ballot. The interests of influential PACs leading up to the November elections offer a glimpse into the types of issues and policies that may be reflected in lawmakers’ legislative decisions in 2021.  Of …