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)
|Rank||Total Amount||Donor Name||Donor Type|
|1.||$75,000.00||Indiana Multi Family Housing Political Action Committee||Entity|
|2.||$50,000.00||Lawrence H Garatoni||Individual|
|3.||$50,000.00||Republican State Leadership Committee-Indiana||Entity|
|4.||$50,000.00||Vicki and Rick L James||Individual|
|5.||$40,000.00||Hoosiers for Great Public Schools PAC||Entity|
|6.||$40,000.00||Tricia and Chuch Goodrich||Individual|
|10.||$30,000.00||Indiana Realtors Political Action Committee||Entity|
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)
|Rank||Total Amount||Payee Name||Payee Type|
|1.||$450,222.86||Indiana Republican Party||Entity|
|2.||$185,294.17||Mark It Red LLC||Entity|
|3.||$175,514.42||Chase Card Services||Entity|
|5.||$10,320.00||Eagle Creek Golf Club||Entity|
|6.||$9,200.00||Percipient Strategies LLC||Entity|
|7.||$7,699.00||Howey Politics Indiana||Entity|
|8.||$5,517.26||Catalyst Public Affairs Group LLC||Entity|
|9.||$4,945.00||Midwest Communications Group LLC||Entity|
|10.||$3,227.50||Indiana State Fair Commission||Entity|
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 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|
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