According to the most recent campaign finance reports made to the Indiana Secretary of State, Indiana House Speaker Todd Huston has raised $658,066 and spent $49,520 between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021. Huston is the number four fundraiser in state politics in the 2022 election cycle so far.
The speaker of the Indiana House is the leader of the state’s lower chamber. Rep. Huston is a member of the Republican Party and has served as a state representative since 2012. Rep. Huston is running for re-election in 2022.
Rep. Huston’s reported campaign finance activity, by quarter (2015-2022)
Contributions to Rep. Huston
Of the $658,066 million already reported in the 2022 election cycle, 20.9 percent came from the top 10 donors.
Top Donors to Huston (1/1/2021 – 2/28/2022)
|Rank||Donor Name||Total Amount||Type|
|1.||$30,000.00||Indiana Merit Construction PAC of ABC||Entity|
|2.||$20,000.00||Indiana Multi Family Housing Political Action Committee||Entity|
|3.||$15,000.00||NiSource Inc. PAC||Entity|
|4.||$12,314.89||Kathy and Allan B Hubbard||Individual|
|5.||$10,000.00||Anthem, Inc. Political Action Committee||Entity|
|6.||$10,000.00||Catalyst Public Affairs Group LLC||Entity|
|7.||$10,000.00||Devin D Anderson||Individual|
|8.||$10,000.00||Indiana BANKPAC – State Fund||Entity|
|9.||$10,000.00||Indiana Realtors Political Action Committee||Entity|
|10.||$10,000.00||Krg Management LLC||Entity|
Expenditures by Rep. Huston
On the expenditures side, Huston reported $49,520, with 68.2 percent of all spending going to the 10 payees topping this list.
Top Expenditures by Huston (1/1/2021 – 2/28/2022)
|Rank||Payee Name||Total Amount||Type|
|1.||$10,000.00||Indiana Republican Party||Entity|
|2.||$8,062.34||House Republican Campaign Committee||Entity|
|3.||$3,000.00||Hamilton County Republican Central Committee||Entity|
|4.||$2,919.54||Midwest Communications Group LLC||Entity|
|5.||$2,800.13||The Hawthorns Country Club||Entity|
|6.||$2,314.89||Kathy and Allan B Hubbard||Entity|
|7.||$1,320.96||Indiana Builders Political Action Committee||Entity|
|8.||$1,165.02||Raise the Money Inc||Entity|
|9.||$1,142.19||Harry and Izzy’s||Entity|
How Rep. Huston’s fundraising compares to other state speakers
Among members of the state legislature, fundraising varies widely. A number of factors, including whether an incumbent officeholder is running for re-election, influence donor activity. Here is how fundraising by Huston compares to the nine other state speakers with campaign finance data available from Transparency USA for the 2022 election cycle:
Fundraising reported by 10 state speakers 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.