In Florida, Florida Voters in Charge has raised more than any other non-candidate political action committee (PAC) in the 2022 election cycle so far. According to the most recent campaign finance reports filed with the Florida Department of State, Florida Voters in Charge raised $75.56 million and spent $73.84 million between Jan. 1, 2021 and Feb. 28, 2022.
In Florida politics, donations to Florida Voters in Charge represent 19.20 percent of the $393.63 million all Florida state-level PACs have raised in total. Here are Florida Voters in Charge’s top donors and recipients, as reported to the Florida Department of State.
Donations to Florida Voters in Charge
All $75,564,100 raised by Florida Voters in Charge in the 2022 election cycle so far has come from these three donors.
Top Donors to Florida Voters in Charge (1/1/2021 – 2/28/2022)
|Rank||Total Amount||Donor Name||Donor Type|
|1.||$73,564,000.00||Las Vegas Sands Corp||Entity|
|2.||$2,000,000.00||Poarch Creek Band of Indians||Entity|
|3.||$100.00||Game Day Strategies LLC||Entity|
Expenditures by Florida Voters in Charge
On the expenditures side, Florida Voters in Charge reported $73,838,238, with 99.53 percent of all spending going to the 10 payees topping the list. Payees include both contribution recipients and vendors, as filed by Florida Voters in Charge.
Top Florida Voters in Charge Payees (1/1/2021 – 2/28/2022)
|Rank||Total Amount||Payee Name||Payee Type|
|1.||$72,575,200.00||Game Day Strategies LLC||Entity|
|2.||$281,281.31||Foley & Lardner LLP Political Committee of Florida||Entity|
|3.||$111,732.80||Orange County Supervisor of Elections||Entity|
|4.||$108,279.80||Duval County Supervisor of Elections||Entity|
|5.||$100,000.00||Boies Schiller Flexner LLP||Entity|
|6.||$84,159.86||Broward County Supervisor of Elections||Entity|
|7.||$81,282.50||Bascom Communications & Consulting||Entity|
|8.||$71,291.15||Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections||Entity|
|9.||$40,267.70||Miami Dade County Supervisor of Elections||Entity|
|10.||$37,993.84||Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections||Entity|
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Florida PACs submitted to the Florida Department 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 Q4 Data (2021 M12)||1/10/2022|
|2022 Primary 2||7/8/2022|
|2022 Primary 5||8/5/2022|
|2022 General 1||9/2/2022|
|2022 General 3||9/30/2022|
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