Pennsylvania Finance Summary
The 2020 General Election was on November 3rd
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Political Profile

Pennsylvania Government:

Governor: Tom Wolf (D)

Lieutenant Governor: John Fetterman (D)

Attorney General: Josh Shapiro (D)

State Treasurer: Stacy Garrity (R)

State Auditor General: Timothy DeFoor (R)

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Campaign Finance Snapshot
Total Contributions
Candidate Contributions
PAC Contributions
Total Expenditures
Candidate Expenditures
PAC Expenditures
Top Candidates
CandidateTotal DonationsTotal Expenditures
Josh Shapiro $8,473,816.96$5,956,830.18
Tom Wolf $4,898,709.99$5,563,681.82
Pam Iovino $3,728,917.80$2,753,085.42
Heather Heidelbaugh $3,686,290.75$2,120,201.52
George Scott $3,065,705.76$1,777,673.90
John Kane $2,922,277.87$2,522,227.03
Deb Ciamacca $2,901,861.62$927,542.08
Thomas Killion $2,712,405.84$2,463,730.28
Julie L Slomski $2,283,304.79$1,919,433.28
Janet Diaz $2,231,553.66$1,719,892.79
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Top PACs
PACTotal DonationsTotal Expenditures
Pennsylvania House Democratic Campaign Committee $21,682,559.09$22,082,209.26
Students First PAC $18,445,000.00$17,623,100.09
Commonwealth Children's Choice Fund $17,701,500.00$6,654,993.95
PA Democratic Party $17,171,306.79$16,444,776.62
American Federation of Teachers, Afl-Cio Cope (Aft/cope) $16,842,070.96$6,442,352.00
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98 Committee on Political Education $12,083,804.82$7,522,316.53
House Republican Campaign Committee $10,276,057.42$9,843,021.07
Honeywell International PAC $7,852,926.81$7,759,235.32
Commonwealth Leaders Fund $7,483,375.26$7,338,280.31
Democratic State Senate Campaign Committee $7,273,070.05$7,037,923.67
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Recent Articles
Transparency USA | 04/09/2021

When it comes to the money in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania Candidates 1. Doug Mastriano 2. Brad Roae 3. Nicole …

Transparency USA | 03/02/2021

The For the People Act of 2021—known as H.R. 1 in the House and S.1 in the Senate—was introduced in the US House on January 4 as a primary concern of the Biden administration, and passed in the U.S. House on March 3rd. An almost identical bill was introduced in 2019, and passed in the …

Transparency USA | 03/01/2021

In Pennsylvania, voters head to the polls every two years to cast their ballots in important elections for the state. But how well do you know your elected officials? Could you name the major ones? Today, we’re helping you better know your prominent statewide leaders, including an overview of who supported their campaign accounts during …

Transparency USA | 02/12/2021

The stakes were particularly high for the 2020 elections, and not just for the presidency. At the state-level, some of the most closely watched races were Democratic efforts to flip swing state legislatures blue and take control of the upcoming redistricting process. What’s At Stake  Simply put, redistricting is the process of redrawing the boundary …

Tracy Marshall | 12/01/2020

With threats to blacklist Trump supporters making headlines, Transparency USA has been getting questions about whether political donors can be “doxxed,” along with requests to remove donors’ names from our site. It’s worth noting that doxxing doesn’t just happen on one side of the aisle. This fall, among other examples, celebrity rapper Cardi B reported …