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: Joseph Torsella (D)

State Auditor General: Eugene DePasquale (D)

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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 $8,438,942.44$5,810,294.89
Pam Iovino $4,091,353.07$3,417,500.73
Heather Heidelbaugh $3,686,290.75$2,114,147.40
George Scott $3,044,219.89$1,752,546.30
John Kane $2,921,786.71$2,506,974.54
Thomas Killion $2,647,405.84$2,376,963.80
Julie L Slomski $2,283,204.79$1,917,447.91
Janet Diaz $2,231,020.28$1,716,732.21
John DiSanto $2,222,302.64$1,789,224.02
Joseph Torsella $2,145,774.92$2,102,188.00
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Top PACs
PACTotal DonationsTotal Expenditures
Pennsylvania House Democratic Campaign Committee $21,682,559.09$22,082,209.26
Commonwealth Children's Choice Fund $17,701,500.00$6,654,993.95
PA Democratic Party $17,134,582.09$16,291,984.22
American Federation of Teachers, Afl-Cio Cope (Aft/cope) $15,205,960.12$5,769,752.00
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98 Committee on Political Education $11,035,928.29$7,379,155.38
House Republican Campaign Committee $10,276,057.42$9,843,021.07
Students First PAC $9,445,000.00$9,122,926.04
Commonwealth Leaders Fund $7,483,375.26$7,338,280.31
Pennsylvania Fund for Change $7,235,540.00$7,075,591.86
Democratic State Senate Campaign Committee $7,189,783.26$6,924,958.02
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Contributing Writer | 10/05/2020

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Contributing Writer | 09/29/2020

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Contributing Writer | 08/26/2020

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