In Michigan, the Democratic State Central Committee 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 Michigan Secretary of State, the Democratic State Central Committee raised $3.74 million and spent $26.18 million between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021.
In Michigan politics, donations to the Democratic State Central Committee represent 7.34 percent of the $51.02 million all Michigan state-level PACs have raised in total. Here are the Democratic State Central Committee’s top donors and recipients, as reported to the Michigan Secretary of State.
Donations to the Democratic State Central Committee
Of the $3,743,006 raised in the 2022 election cycle, 99.31 percent came from Democratic State Central Committee’s top 10 donors.
Top Donations to Democratic State Central Committee (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)
|Rank||Total Amount||Donor Name||Donor Type|
|4.||$25,000.00||Michigan State Utility Workers Council AFL-CIO PAC||ENTITY|
|5.||$21,000.00||Grand Traverse County Democratic Committee||ENTITY|
|7.||$10,000.00||Michigan Education Association PAC||ENTITY|
|8.||$7,000.00||Grand Travrse County Democratic Comm||ENTITY|
Expenditures by the Democratic State Central Committee
On the expenditures side, Democratic State Central Committee reported $176,326, with 93.43 percent of all spending going to the 10 payees topping the list. Payees include both contribution recipients and vendors, as filed by the PAC.
Top Expenditures by the Democratic State Central Committee (1/1/2021 – 12/31/21)
|Rank||Total Amount||Payee Name||Payee Type|
|2.||$40,000.00||Michigan House Democratic Fund||ENTITY|
|3.||$14,297.32||Empower MI Vote||ENTITY|
|5.||$10,000.00||Grand Traverse County Democratic Committee||ENTITY|
|6.||$8,585.56||Mass Mailing LLC||ENTITY|
|7.||$8,130.00||American Printing and Graphics Inc||ENTITY|
|8.||$5,000.00||Michigan Democratic Black Caucus||ENTITY|
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|