Ohio Finance Summary
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Ohio Government:

Governor: Mike DeWine (R)

Lieutenant Governor: Jon Husted (R)

Attorney General: Dave Yost (R)

Secretary of State: Frank LaRose (R)

State Treasurer: Robert Sprague (R)

State Auditor: Keith Faber (R)

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Campaign Finance Snapshot
Total Contributions
Candidate Contributions
PAC Contributions
Total Expenditures
Candidate Expenditures
PAC Expenditures
Top Candidates
Candidate
Total Donations
Total Expenditures
Richard Michael DeWine $9,958,044.88$3,683,457.38
Nan Whaley $3,531,073.83$3,452,969.04
John Cranley $2,824,497.42$2,704,725.04
David Yost $1,821,025.53$196,235.79
Frank Larose $1,747,724.80$581,071.55
James Renacci $1,304,721.56$2,914,514.13
Keith Faber $1,087,477.19$104,791.20
Matthew Huffman $874,463.51$530,188.08
Joe Blystone $805,991.33$542,256.20
Sharon Kennedy $797,883.92$196,183.13
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Recent Articles
Kalyn Stralow | 05/18/2022

According to the most recent campaign finance reports filed with the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has raised $1.75 million and spent $581,072 between Jan. 1, 2021 and Apr. 13, 2022. LaRose is currently ranked fifth in state-level donations in the 2022 election cycle. LaRose is a member of …

Kalyn Stralow | 05/09/2022

In Ohio politics, state-level candidates and PACs spent $59.24 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and Apr. 13, 2022. More than $10.65 million or 17.98 percent of all campaign finance expenditures went to the 10 payees at the top of the list.  A payee is an entity or individual who has received money from a campaign …

Joel Williams | 04/30/2022

Elections for all 99 seats in the Ohio House of Representatives will take place on November 8, 2022. State house primary elections are held on May 3, 2022. Republicans hold a 64-34 majority heading into the election. This article details the five most and least expensive contested primary elections in the House of Representatives. In …

Joel Williams | 04/30/2022

Elections for 17 of 33 seats in the Ohio State Senate will take place on November 8, 2022. State senatorial primary elections are held on May 3, 2022. Republicans hold a 25-8 majority heading into the election. This article details the five most and least expensive contested primary elections in the State Senate. In the …

Kalyn Stralow | 04/27/2022

In Ohio politics, state-level candidates and PACs raised $79.2 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and Apr.13, 2022. More than $24.7 million or 31.2 percent of all donations was raised by the 10 individuals at the top of the list.  Top 10 Ohio candidates (1/1/2021 – 4/13/2022) Here are the 10 Ohio candidates who have raised …