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

Pennsylvania Government:

Governor: Tom Wolf (D)

Lieutenant Governor: John Fetterman (D)

Attorney General: Josh Shaprio (D)

State Treasurer: Joseph Torsella (D)

State Auditor General: Eugene DePasquale (D)

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  • Legislative Sessions
  • State House of Representatives
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Campaign Finance Snapshot
Total Contributions
Candidate Contributions
PAC Contributions
Total Expenditures
Candidate Expenditures
PAC Expenditures
Top Candidates
CandidateTotal DonationsTotal Expenditures
Shari Shapiro $7,335,349.18$2,725,512.49
Heather Heidelbaugh $2,269,947.74$1,067,611.70
Pam Iovino $2,190,953.13$1,526,315.60
D Raja $1,960,071.72$2,950,006.23
Rich Fitzgerald $1,924,824.40$1,199,045.21
Jay Costa $1,645,795.67$1,393,697.85
Joe B Scarnati III $1,451,100.38$1,446,109.64
Daniel D Mccaffery $1,441,352.56$1,154,755.23
Christylee Peck $1,347,546.21$711,623.96
Megan Mccarthy King $1,332,813.53$492,604.07
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Recent Articles
Contributing Writer | 10/05/2020

*This report first appeared on Ballotpedia as a part of our ongoing partnership. We are proud to provide campaign finance data to Ballotpedia for state-level elections. Learn more about our partnership here.* The value of money in state-level politics extends beyond purchasing power. Campaign cash allows candidates to promote their message and turn out their …

Contributing Writer | 09/29/2020

In Pennsylvania, key state races are drawing the attention of prominent donors for the 2020 election cycle. These individual donors — most of them with deep pockets and C-suite titles — have been contributing large sums to the campaigns and candidates involved in races across the Keystone State. Here is a look at the top …

Contributing Writer | 08/26/2020

Pennsylvania State Senator Jay Costa serves as the minority leader in the state senate. A prominent leader for the Democratic party, Costa ranks among the top Pennsylvania state-level candidates in terms of campaign finance contributions this election cycle. Costa is a Democrat who represents Pennsylvania’s 43rd State Senate District. Serving in the state senate since …

Tracy Marshall | 08/24/2020

Now, exclusively at Transparency USA, you can directly compare the money in any state-level election. See all the candidates in a given race, side-by-side, along with their donations and expenditures. Because when you’re tracking a particular candidate, you want to know exactly how they stack up against their opponents at every stage of the election …

Contributing Writer | 08/17/2020

According to a recent study* by Ballotpedia, 97.3 percent of state legislators seeking reelection have advanced to the general election. This turnover rate isn’t unique. In fact, it’s in line with the percentage of incumbents advancing from the primary to the general elections in 2018 (97 percent) and 2016 (97.5 percent). The caricature of the …