Pennsylvania Finance Summary
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Pennsylvania Government:

Governor: John Shapiro (D)

Lieutenant Governor: Austin Davis (D)

Attorney General: Michelle Henry (R)

State Treasurer: Stacy Garrity (R)

State Auditor General: Timothy DeFoor (R)

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Campaign Finance Snapshot
Total Contributions
Candidate Contributions
Committee Contributions
Total Expenditures
Candidate Expenditures
Committee Expenditures
Top Candidates
Candidate
Total Contributions
Total Expenditures
Josh Shapiro $72,513,114.46$70,621,771.34
Bill McSwain $17,208,231.14$9,259,095.84
Doug Mastriano $8,175,542.94$7,234,241.10
Dave White $7,715,603.98$9,852,489.83
Jake Corman III $4,615,940.21$4,565,458.10
Austin Davis $3,855,123.12$2,967,678.98
Kim Ward $3,366,354.39$3,187,917.15
Kevin Brobson $3,341,486.57$1,400,778.77
Maria McLaughlin $3,140,977.75$3,443,316.05
Tracy Pennycuick $2,726,050.51$1,670,391.83
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Top Committees
Committee
Total Contributions
Total Expenditures
Dnc Services Corp /Democratic National Committee $180,228,425.26$213,268,519.77
Dscc $135,737,092.99$173,978,723.16
Commonwealth Children's Choice Fund PAC $24,585,467.11$28,675,172.71
Students First PAC $22,020,000.00$22,405,189.31
Priorities USA Action $21,837,840.56$24,455,825.09
Commonwealth Leaders Fund $21,597,121.06$28,811,165.88
PA Democratic Party $18,533,179.39$18,874,940.87
DGA Victory Fund $13,322,160.26$13,274,538.87
The PAC for America's Future - PA $13,084,970.88$13,483,059.63
American Federation of Teachers, Afl-Cio Cope (Aft/cope) $12,000,395.27$20,426,869.15
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Recent Articles
Transparency USA | 02/23/2023

In Pennsylvania politics, state-level candidates and political action committees have received $1.2 billion in total contributions between Jan. 1, 2021, and Dec. 31, 2022. The 10 largest contributors gave more than $45.7 million, or 4 percent of all contributions. These are the top 10 individual contributors to Pennsylvania state-level candidates and committees in the 2022 …

Transparency USA | 02/21/2023

Campaign finance requirements govern how much money candidates may receive from individuals and organizations, how often they must report those contributions, and how much individuals, organizations, and political entities may contribute to campaigns. While campaign finance is not the only factor in electoral outcomes, successful fundraising can provide a candidate with advantages during a campaign. …

Transparency USA | 02/21/2023

Campaign finance requirements govern how much money candidates may receive from individuals and organizations, how often they must report those contributions, and how much individuals, organizations, and political entities may contribute to campaigns. While campaign finance is not the only factor in electoral outcomes, successful fundraising can provide a candidate with advantages during a campaign. …

Transparency USA | 02/21/2023

Campaign finance requirements govern how much money candidates may receive from individuals and organizations, how often they must report those contributions, and how much individuals, organizations, and political entities may contribute to campaigns. While campaign finance is not the only factor in electoral outcomes, successful fundraising can provide a candidate with advantages during a campaign. …

Joel Williams | 01/03/2023

Elections for 26 of 49 seats in the Pennsylvania State Senate took place on Nov. 8, 2022. Republicans held a 27-22 majority heading into the election. This article details the five candidates who raised the most money and lost their election. In the 2022 election cycle, 22 of 26 general elections were contested. The losing …