In Ohio politics, non-candidate political action committees (PACs) have received $31.0 million in total donations between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021. The top 10 PACs raised more than $16.9 million, or 54 percent of all donations made to state-level PACs.
These are the top 10 PACs in Ohio state-level politics in the 2022 election cycle, according to the most recent campaign finance reports submitted to the Ohio Secretary of State:
Top 10 Ohio PACs (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)
|Rank||Donor Name||Total Donations|
|1||Republican Senate Campaign Committee (Rscc)||$4,340,164|
|2||Ohio Democratic Party||$3,604,218|
|3||Ohio House Republican Alliance (Ohra)||$1,368,998|
|4||Ohio Education Association Educators PCE||$1,354,446|
|5||Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol||$1,295,000|
|6||Ohio Republican State Central and Executive Committee State Account||$1,140,137|
|7||Ohio Democratic Party Building Fund||$1,094,314|
|8||Ohio Republican State Central & Executive Committee State Candidate Fund||$1,028,767|
|10||Ohio Democratic Party State Candidate Fund||$691,775|
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 Ohio PACs submitted to the Ohio 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.
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