North Carolina Finance Summary
Check out the race-by-race comparisons for more details.
View Races
Political Profile

North Carolina Government:

Governor: Roy Cooper (D)

Lieutenant Governor: Mark Robinson (R)

Attorney General: Josh Stein (D)

Secretary of State: Elaine Marshall (D)

Commissioner of Agriculture: Steve Troxler (R)

Commissioner of Insurance: Mike Causey (R)

Commissioner of Labor: Josh Dobson (R)

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Catherine Truitt (R)

State Treasurer: Dale Folwell (R)

State Auditor: Beth Wood (D)

Learn More About North Carolina:

  • Limits on Campaign Contributions
  • Upcoming Elections
  • Campaign Finance Filing Deadlines
  • Legislative Sessions
  • State House of Representatives
  • State Senate
  • Term Limits

Learn More
Campaign Finance Snapshot
Total Contributions
Candidate Contributions
PAC Contributions
Total Expenditures
Candidate Expenditures
PAC Expenditures
Top Candidates
CandidateTotal DonationsTotal Expenditures
Roy Cooper $38,034,345.03$36,425,038.85
Josh Stein $11,392,677.26$11,995,373.79
Dan Forest $10,383,494.05$9,377,821.26
Tess Judge $2,939,454.87$1,898,972.25
Terri LeGrand $2,718,673.97$2,317,360.49
JD Wooten $2,284,089.00$2,024,582.06
Timothy K Moore $2,189,277.27$2,262,028.27
Cheri Beasley $2,147,120.69$1,860,784.65
Phil E Berger $2,096,087.69$2,207,463.97
Donna Lake $2,028,832.72$1,771,198.75
View All Candidates
Top PACs
PACTotal DonationsTotal Expenditures
NC Democratic Party - State $22,751,311.03$13,760,571.39
NC Democratic Leadership Committee "Ncdlc" $21,922,782.00$21,728,032.70
Citizens for a Better North Carolina $15,925,450.00$16,592,064.57
Beyond Carbon Victory Fund (Closed (Pending)) $8,793,580.33$8,763,843.66
Citizens for a Better NC Senate $7,992,832.70$9,867,131.54
North Carolina Republican Party $7,959,261.86$7,892,925.90
North Carolina Senate Majority Fund $7,333,999.72$10,604,449.67
A Better NC $5,190,000.00$4,421,636.69
Citizens for a Better NC House $4,610,000.00$7,191,394.04
Daga People's Lawyer Project NC $4,228,491.53$4,228,491.53
View All PACs
Recent Articles
Transparency USA | 07/19/2021

When it comes to the money in North Carolina politics, these are the names that you are viewing the most. See the top five entities in each category (Candidates, Donors, PACs, and Payees) that generated the greatest interest in Q2 of 2021. Top Viewed North Carolina Candidates 1. Roy Cooper 2. Josh Stein 3. Jeff Jackson 4. Mark Robinson …

Transparency USA | 05/03/2021

In North Carolina, voters cast ballots every four years to decide the future of their state. One of the rare states that selects its executive government at the same time as the presidential election, North Carolina’s elections are important for setting the stage for the direction of the state for years to come. Today, we’re …

USA
Tracy Marshall | 04/29/2021

The “For The People Act”, a gargantuan bill with a deceptively altruistic moniker, is moving its way through Congress in Washington, DC. Clocking in at more than 800 pages, the bill officially known as HR1 is Democrats’ highest priority legislation this year. Like a well-played game of Three-card Monte where the real goal is to …

Transparency USA | 04/09/2021

When it comes to the money in North Carolina politics, these are the names that you are viewing the most so far this year. See the top five entities in each category (Candidates, Donors, PACs, and Payees) that are generating the greatest interest in Q1 of 2021. Top Viewed North Carolina Candidates 1. Roy Cooper 2. Jeff …

Transparency USA | 03/31/2021

In North Carolina, political committees and donors have helped to bankroll candidates and causes up and down the ballot. While the role of money in politics is well known to most voters, what might be unknown to some North Carolina voters is the fact that the largest individual donor in the state isn’t actually from …