Pennsylvania Finance Summary
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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
Tom Wolf $30,815,104.89$31,670,857.12
Scott R Wagner $19,077,849.16$30,136,368.97
George Scott $11,375,386.77$11,583,644.49
Paul David Mango $9,463,326.58$9,116,773.67
Mike Turzai $3,540,968.48$3,552,796.95
Mike Kelly $2,602,938.04$3,231,696.81
Jeffrey A Bartos $2,559,695.61$1,573,338.44
Joe B Scarnati III $2,212,915.84$2,176,341.92
Rich Fitzgerald $2,083,207.40$1,147,685.87
Thomas McGarrigle $1,758,407.44$1,329,637.52
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Top PACs
PACTotal DonationsTotal Expenditures
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98 Committee on Political Education $12,755,548.64$7,779,343.47
PA Democratic Party $11,264,778.43$10,888,964.88
Environment America Action Fund $9,942,471.20$14,188,380.25
American Federation of Teachers, Afl-Cio Cope (Aft/cope) $9,370,832.90$11,464,833.70
House Republican Campaign Committee $9,200,636.23$9,173,082.88
RGA Pennsylvania 2018 PAC $8,314,247.08$7,505,279.51
Honeywell International PAC $8,160,320.13$8,453,475.56
DGA Victory Fund $7,721,005.00$7,715,058.07
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC $7,578,093.54$7,719,770.35
Democracy for America - PA $7,033,410.90$7,652,450.29
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Recent Articles
Transparency USA | 09/23/2021

Less than one year into a new administration, speculation is already in full swing for the 2024 presidential election. While no politician seems to have escaped the rumor mill, political spectators have honed in on two prominent state leaders who may be positioning themselves for a spot on the Republican ticket.    Governors Greg Abbott (R-Texas) …

Transparency USA | 08/25/2021

Across the 10 states included in Transparency USA’s database, several prominent women dominated donor lists in the 2020 election cycle. Some, like Karla Jurvetson and Deborah Simon, targeted key state-level elections across multiple swing states. Others focused their contributions closer to home, supporting candidates and PACs in their state of residence. While Transparency USA focuses …

Transparency USA | 08/17/2021

In state-level elections, the race for governor is the marquee contest on the ballot, setting the tone for the next two to four years in state government. And several upcoming governor’s races are expected to garner more attention — and be more contentious — than usual due to governors’ COVID-related decisions and rumored 2024 presidential …

Transparency USA | 07/19/2021

When it comes to the money in Pennsylvania 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 Q2 of 2021. Top Viewed Pennsylvania Candidates 1. Amanda Green-Hawkins 2. Martin Flynn 3. Josh Shapiro 4. Edward Gainey 5. Kim Ward …

Transparency USA | 07/06/2021

New campaign finance filings for Pennsylvania state legislative special elections show Republicans outpaced Democrats in fundraising. Between January 1, 2021, and May 17, 2021, Republican general election candidates outraised Democratic candidates by 13 percent. Republicans have a 28-21 majority in the Pennsylvania State Senate and a 113-89 majority in the Pennsylvania State House. State legislative …