Six party committees raised a combined $1 billion in the first fifteen months of the 2022 election cycle. In March, the committees raised $99 million, according to recent filings with the Federal Election Commission. Here’s a closer look at March’s fundraising numbers:
In March, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) reported its highest monthly fundraising numbers of the cycle, raising $21.3 million and spending $7.4 million. The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) reported its highest monthly disbursements of the cycle in March, spending $9.7 million and raising $19.4 million. So far in the 2022 election cycle, the DCCC leads in fundraising with $198.7 million to the NRCC’s $180.9 million. At this point in the 2020 cycle, the DCCC had raised $168.4 million and the NRCC had raised $124.5 million.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) raised $12.5 million and spent $6.7 million in March, while the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) raised $13.3 million and spent $10.8 million. So far in the 2022 election cycle, the NRSC has outraised the DSCC with $147.8 million in receipts to the DSCC’s $129.4 million. At this point in the 2020 election cycle, the NRSC led in cumulative fundraising with $98.0 million to the DSCC’s $91.3 million.
Between the national committees, the Republican National Committee (RNC) raised and spent more than the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in March. The RNC raised $17.6 million and spent $18.2 million, while the DNC raised $14.6 million and spent $10.3 million. So far in the 2022 election cycle, the RNC has raised $205.6 million to the DNC’s $186.6 million. At this time in the 2020 election cycle, the RNC led in fundraising by a larger margin, with $318.6 million in cumulative receipts to the DNC’s $146.7 million.
This election cycle, the RNC, NRSC, and NRCC have raised 3.7% more than the DNC, DSCC, and DCCC ($534.4 million to $514.8 million). The Republican committees’ fundraising advantage was also at 3.7% last month.