The House Republican Campaign Committee outraises every other Indiana PAC with $1.85 million

In Indiana, the House Republican Campaign Committee (HRCC) 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 Indiana Secretary of State, the HRCC raised $1.85 million and spent $893,443 between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021. 

In Indiana politics, donations to the HRCC represent 11.45 percent of the $16.16 million all Indiana state-level PACs have raised in total. Here are the HRCC’s top donors and recipients, as reported to the Indiana Secretary of State.

Donations to the House Republican Campaign Committee

Of the $1,850,003 raised in the 2022 election cycle, 23.41 percent came from the HRCC’s top 10 donors.

Top Donors to the HRCC (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)

RankTotal Amount Donor NameDonor Type
1.$75,000.00Indiana Multi Family Housing Political Action CommitteeEntity
2.$50,000.00Lawrence H GaratoniIndividual
3.$50,000.00Republican State Leadership Committee-IndianaEntity
4.$50,000.00Vicki and Rick L JamesIndividual
5.$40,000.00Hoosiers for Great Public Schools PACEntity
6.$40,000.00Tricia and Chuch GoodrichIndividual
7.$36,149.46Tim BrownEntity
8.$31,300.49Ethan ManningEntity
9.$30,610.22Michael KarickhoffEntity
10.$30,000.00Indiana Realtors Political Action CommitteeEntity

Expenditures by the House Republican Campaign Committee

On the expenditures side, the HRCC reported $893,443, with 96.57 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 HRCC (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)

RankTotal AmountPayee NamePayee Type
1.$450,222.86Indiana Republican PartyEntity
2.$185,294.17Mark It Red LLCEntity
3.$175,514.42Chase Card ServicesEntity
4.$10,880.26Columbia ClubEntity
5.$10,320.00Eagle Creek Golf ClubEntity
6.$9,200.00Percipient Strategies LLCEntity
7.$7,699.00Howey Politics IndianaEntity
8.$5,517.26Catalyst Public Affairs Group LLCEntity
9.$4,945.00Midwest Communications Group LLCEntity
10.$3,227.50Indiana State Fair CommissionEntity

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Indiana PACs submitted to the Indiana 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 NameReport Due Date
2022 Jan Semiannual1/19/2022
2022 Statewide Quarterly/Semiannual7/15/2022
2022 Pre-Election10/17/2022
2022 Statewide Quarterly11/1/2022
2022 Annual Report1/18/2023

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.