NCDP State Committee outraises every other state PAC with $1.44 million

In North Carolina, the North Carolina Democratic Party (NCDP) State 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 North Carolina State Board of Elections, the NCDP State Committee raised $1.44 million and spent $1.31 million between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021. 

In North Carolina politics, donations to the NCDP State Committee represent 9.32 percent of the $15.43 million all North Carolina state-level PACs have raised. Here are the NCDP State Committee’s top donors and recipients, as reported to the North Carolina State Board of Elections.

Donations to the NCDP State Committee

Of the $1,437,999 raised in the 2022 election cycle, 43.21 percent came from the PAC’s top 10 donors.

Top Donors to the NCDP State Committee (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)

RankTotal AmountDonor NameDonor Type
1.$230,000.00Robert PriceINDIVIDUAL
2.$70,000.00Verla InskoENTITY
3.$60,550.00Jay ChaudhuriENTITY
4.$60,000JD WootenENTITY
5.$45,550.00Natasha MarcusENTITY
6.$45,216.56Chaz BeasleyENTITY
7.$30,000.00Dan Blue JrENTITY
8.$30,000.00Michael GarrettENTITY
9.$25,000.00Julie MayfieldENTITY
10.$25,000.00Michael William SonnenfeldtINDIVIDUAL

Expenditures by the NCDP State Committee

On the expenditures side, the NCDP State Committee reported $1,311,512, with 80.13 percent of all spending going to the 10 payees topping the list. Payees include both contribution recipients and vendors, as reported by the the PAC.

Top NCDP State Committee Payees (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)

RankTotal AmountPayee NamePayee Type
1.$239,044.68North Carolina Democratic Party – BuildingENTITY
2.$205,000.00Minnesota Democratic Farmer Labor PartyENTITY
3.$197,291.31Paystub PeopleENTITY
4.$82,698.68Ryan DeeterENTITY
5.$70,877.08Amanda EubanksENTITY
6.$66,093.81Anna NunnENTITY
7.$58,370.91Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NC Empl PAC FedENTITY
8.$54,494.92Dana WaltonENTITY
9.$42,562.37Robert PhillipsENTITY
10.$34,434.48Octavia L WilkinsonENTITY

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active North Carolina PACs submitted to the North Carolina State Board of Elections. 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 Semiannual1/28/2022
2022 Q1 Plus5/10/2022
2022 Semiannual (only candidates not on 2022 ballot)7/29/2022
2022 Q3 Plus10/31/2022
2022 Q41/11/2023
2022 Year End Semiannual (only candidates not on 2022 ballot)1/27/2023

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.