In Indiana politics, non-candidate political action committees (PACs) have received $16.2 million in total donations between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021. The top 10 PACs raised more than $7.7 million, or 48 percent of all donations made to state-level PACs.
These are the top 10 PACs in Indiana state-level politics in the 2022 election cycle, according to the most recent campaign finance reports submitted to the Indiana Secretary of State:
Top 10 Indiana PACs (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)
|Rank||Donor Name||Total Donations|
|1||House Republican Campaign Committee||$1,850,003|
|2||SENATE MAJORITY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (SMCC)||$1,486,784|
|3||Indiana Realtors Political Action Committee||$913,104|
|4||Indiana Political Action Committee for Education||$811,906|
|5||Indiana House Democratic Caucus||$524,823|
|7||Rock Holdings Inc. State PAC||$471,075|
|8||Northern Indiana Operators Joint Labor Management PAC||$437,179|
|9||NEA Fund for Children and Public Education Non-Federal Itemized Account||$408,692|
|10||Ironworkers Local 395 Political Action League||$335,610|
A PAC is broadly defined as a group that spends money on elections. They may be established and administered by corporations, labor unions, membership organizations, or trade associations.
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Indiana PACs submitted to the Indiana Secretary of State. Federal PACs are not required to report to state agencies. 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|