Six party committees raised a combined $950 million in the first fourteen months of the 2022 election cycle. In February, the committees raised $83 million, according to recent filings with the Federal Election Commission. Here’s a closer look at February’s fundraising numbers:
In February, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) reported its highest fundraising numbers of the 2022 election cycle, outraising the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) for the first time since April 2021. The DSCC raised $15.0 million and spent $6.4 million, while the NRSC raised $11.7 million and spent $9.2 million. So far in the 2022 election cycle, the NRSC has the edge in cumulative fundraising with $134.6 million in receipts to the DSCC’s $116.9 million.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) also reported its highest fundraising numbers of the cycle in February, with $19.3 million in receipts and $7.5 million in spending. The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) raised $10.0 million and spent $7.0 million. So far in the 2022 election cycle, the DCCC leads in fundraising with $177.4 million to the NRCC’s $161.5 million.
At this point in the 2020 election cycle, the NRSC led in cumulative fundraising with $88.9 million to the DSCC’s $80.4 million. The DCCC had $154.1 in total fundraising, while the NRCC had raised $112.9 million.
Between the national committees, the Republican National Committee (RNC) raised and spent more than the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in February. The RNC raised $16.3 million and spent $22.5 million, while the DNC raised $10.9 million and spent $21.1 million. So far in the 2022 election cycle, the RNC has raised $188.0 million to the DNC’s $172.0 million.
At this time in the 2020 election cycle, the RNC led in fundraising by a larger margin, with $294.5 million in cumulative receipts to the DNC’s $114.0 million.
This election cycle, the RNC, NRSC, and NRCC have raised 3.7% more than the DNC, DSCC, and DCCC ($484.1 million to $466.3 million). The Republican committees’ fundraising advantage is down from 5.7% last month.