In Michigan politics, non-candidate political action committees (PACs) have received $51.0 million in total donations between January 1, 2021, and November 22, 2021. The top 10 PACs raised more than $21.0 million, or 41 percent of all donations made to state-level PACs.
These are the top 10 PACs in Michigan state-level politics in the 2022 election cycle, according to the most recent campaign finance reports submitted to the Michigan Secretary of State:
Top 10 Michigan PACs (1/1/2021 – 11/22/2021)
|Rank||Donor Name||Total Donations|
|1||Democratic State Central Committee||$3,743,006|
|2||House Republican Campaign Committee||$3,114,519|
|3||Protect MI Vote||$2,800,000|
|4||Senate Republican Campaign Committee||$2,352,857|
|5||Michigan Republican Party||$1,781,844|
|6||Michigan House Democratic Fund||$1,744,778|
|7||Let MI Kids Learn||$1,710,285|
|8||Raise the Wage MI||$1,350,110|
|9||Michigan Senate Democratic Fund||$1,304,695|
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 Michigan PACs submitted to the Michigan 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 April (PACs)||4/25/2022|
|2022 July (PACs)||7/25/2022|