These PACs are the best fundraisers in Virginia

In Virginia politics, non-candidate political action committees (PACs) have received $188.4 million in total donations between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2021. The top 10 PACs raised more than $111.3 million, or 59 percent of all donations made to state-level PACs.

These are the top 10 PACs in Virginia state-level politics in the 2021 election cycle, according to the most recent campaign finance reports submitted to the Virginia Department of Elections:

Top 10 Virginia PACs (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021)

RankDonor NameTotal Donations
1Actblue Virginia$38,864,163
2Democratic Party of Virginia$19,624,449
3House Democratic Caucus$11,937,800
4Republican Party of Virginia Inc$10,408,625
5Dominion Energy Inc PAC – Virginia$7,250,000
6Clean Virginia Fund$7,182,103
7Working for Working Americans$4,984,809
8Republican State Leadership Committee$3,810,509
9Republican Commonwealth Leadership PAC (Formerly Majority Leader PAC)$3,697,705
10United Association Political Issues Fund$3,527,087

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 Virginia PACs submitted to the Virginia Department of Elections. 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 NameReport Due Date
2022 Jan Semiannual1/15/2022
2022 Jul Semiannual (and Post-Primary)7/15/2022
2023 Jan Semiannual1/15/2023

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.