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 $19,917,321.66$13,597,109.39
Nan Whaley $8,400,308.78$7,649,680.15
David Yost $3,597,521.13$2,808,457.36
Frank Larose $3,233,322.04$3,092,038.57
John Cranley $2,912,139.10$3,183,605.84
Sharon Kennedy $2,266,848.95$1,849,105.67
Keith Faber $1,848,921.05$756,461.03
Pat Dewine $1,759,620.26$1,539,188.98
Kristina Daley Roegner $1,420,122.48$469,315.95
James Renacci $1,411,518.63$4,901,473.51
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Recent Articles
Transparency USA | 11/23/2022

In Ohio, state-level candidates have spent $73.5 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and Oct. 19, 2022. Democratic candidates have spent $21.3 million and Republican candidates have spent $50.5 million.  Ohio Campaign Finance Snapshot (1/1/2021 – 10/19/2022) Top 10 Democratic candidates, by expenditures (1/1/2021 – 10/19/2022) In the 2022 election cycle, 236 state-level Democrats have filed …

Transparency USA | 11/02/2022

In Ohio, state-level candidates have raised $91.7 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and Oct. 19, 2022. Democratic candidates have raised $25.7 million and Republican candidates have raised $64.0 million.  Ohio Campaign Finance Snapshot (1/1/2021 – 10/19/2022) Top 10 Democratic candidates, by donations (1/1/2021 – 10/19/2022) In the 2022 election cycle, 237 state-level Democrats have filed …

Transparency USA | 10/23/2022

When it comes to the money in Ohio 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 Q3 of 2022. Top Viewed Ohio Candidates 1. Kashi Adhikari 2. Nan Whaley 3. Richard Michael DeWine 4. Paul Fillman 5. Beth …

Transparency USA | 10/12/2022

In Ohio, Gov. Mike DeWine is the number one fundraiser in state politics in the 2022 election cycle so far. According to campaign finance reports made to the Ohio Secretary of State, the governor received $15,081,386 in total contributions and spent $6,800,936 between January 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022. DeWine is running for re-election …

Transparency USA | 10/04/2022

In Ohio politics, state-level candidates and officeholders raised $60.4 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. More than $35.1 million, or 58 percent, of all donations reported by candidate committees were raised by the 10 individuals at the top of the list. Top 10 Ohio candidates (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022) Here are the 10 …