In Indiana, Gov. Eric Holcomb is the number three fundraiser in state politics in the 2022 election cycle so far. According to the most recent campaign finance reports made to the Indiana Secretary of State, the governor received $936,169 in total contributions to his campaign account and spent $959,815 between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021. Holcomb’s current term ends in 2025.
Gov. Holcomb is a member of the Republican Party and first assumed office in 2017.
Gov. Holcomb’s reported campaign finance activity, by quarter (2017-2021)
Contributions to Gov. Holcomb
Of the $936,169 already reported in the 2022 election cycle, 49.3 percent came from the top 10 donors.
Top Donors to Gov. Holcomb (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)
|Rank||Total Amount||Donor Name||Donor Type|
|2.||$35,000||Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP||Entity|
|3.||$25,000||HNTB Holdings Ltd. Political Action Committee||Entity|
|4.||$25,000||Indiana Realtors Political Action Committee||Entity|
|5.||$20,000||A10 Associates LLC||Entity|
|7.||$20,000||Indiana Friends of Rural Electrification||Entity|
|8.||$18,567||Target Enterprises LLC||Entity|
|9.||$17,500||Charter Communications LLC||Entity|
|10.||$17,500||DLZ Indiana LLC||Entity|
The top donor, Eric Holcomb, represents reported contributions received by Gov. Holcomb’s candidate committee from another political action committee affiliated with the governor.
Expenditures by Gov. Holcomb
On the expenditures side, Gov. Holcomb reported $959,815, with 90.6 percent of all spending going to the 10 payees topping the list.
Top Expenditures by Gov. Holcomb (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)
|Rank||Total Amount||Payee Name||Payee Type|
|1.||$397,345||Indiana Republican State Committee, Inc||Entity|
|3.||$74,275||Bk Strategies LLC||Entity|
|6.||$26,000||Triple A Consulting LLC||Entity|
|7.||$21,731||Three Point Advisors LLC||Entity|
|10.||$10,000||Young Republicans National Convention||Entity|
The second payee, listed as Eric Holcomb, represents expenditures reported by Gov. Holcomb’s candidate committee to another political action committee affiliated with the governor.
How Gov. Holcomb’s fundraising compares to other governors
Among elected officials holding the same level of state office, fundraising varies widely. A number of factors, including whether an incumbent officeholder is running for reelection, influence donor activity. Here is how fundraising by Indiana Gov. Holcomb compares to the 10 other governors with campaign finance data available from Transparency USA in 2022:
Fundraising reported by 11 U.S. governors in the 2022 election cycle
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Indiana PACs submitted to the Indiana Secretary of State. 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 Jan Semiannual||1/19/2022|
|2022 Statewide Quarterly/Semiannual||7/15/2022|
|2022 Statewide Quarterly||11/1/2022|
|2022 Annual Report||1/18/2023|
This article is a joint publication from Ballotpedia and Transparency USA, who are working together to provide campaign finance information for state-level elections. Learn more about our work here.