In North Carolina politics, state-level candidates and political action committees have received $39.9 million in total donations between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021. The 10 largest donors gave more than $1.5 million, or 4 percent of all contributions.
These are the top 10 individual donors to North Carolina state-level candidates and political action committees (PACs) in the 2022 election cycle, according to the most recent campaign finance reports submitted to the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE):
Top 10 North Carolina Donors (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)
|Rank||Donor Name||Total Donations|
|1||Shauna and Sam L Searcy||$407,200|
|4||Virginia B Sall||$147,400|
|5||John J Mack||$100,000|
|6||Peter T Grauer||$100,000|
|7||Carey Dean Debnam||$95,700|
|8||Maria C and Robert L Luddy||$85,400|
|10||Lori A Ireland||$56,600|
The list of North Carolina donors in this time period includes more than 972 individuals identified by name in the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE)’s public records.
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active North Carolina PACs submitted to the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE). Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.
|Report Name||Report Due Date|
|2022 Q1 Plus||5/10/2022|
|2022 Semiannual (only candidates not on 2022 ballot)||7/29/2022|
|2022 Q3 Plus||10/31/2022|
|2022 Year End Semiannual (only candidates not on 2022 ballot)||1/27/2023|