Republican primary elections for 85 of 100 seats in the Indiana House of Representatives took place on May 3, 2022. Of the 85 seats up for election in 2022, 41 had a primary election with more than one candidate.
Across all contested Republican primary elections, candidates raised $4.5 million. Incumbents raised an average of $79,591 per candidate and challengers raised an average of $28,334 per candidate.
Five primary elections with the most fundraising
The table below details the five Republican primary elections with the most fundraising in the House of Representatives. Winning candidates’ names are in bold.
|District 93||$604,387||John Jacob (R)||Julie McGuire and John Jacob|
|District 22||$391,010||Craig Snow (R)||Craig Snow and Curt Nisly|
|District 81||$283,023||Martin Carbaugh (R)||Martin Carbaugh and David Mervar|
|District 50||$273,855||Daniel Leonard (R)||Lorissa Sweet and Daniel Leonard|
|District 16||$222,285||Douglas Gutwein (R)||Kendell Culp, Bryan Washburn, and Barbara Neihouser|
#1 District 93 – $604,387
Incumbent John Jacob raised $43,939 and Julie McGuire raised $560,448.
Julie McGuire advanced to the general election with 64 percent of the vote and John Jacob received 36 percent of the vote.
#2 District 22 – $391,010
Incumbent Curt Nisly raised $58,737 and Incumbent Craig Snow raised $332,273.
Craig Snow advanced to the general election with 73 percent of the vote and Curt Nisly received 27 percent of the vote.
#3 District 81 – $283,023
Incumbent Martin Carbaugh raised $252,100 and David Mervar raised $30,923.
Martin Carbaugh advanced to the general election with 65 percent of the vote and David Mervar received 35 percent of the vote.
#4 District 50 – $273,855
Incumbent Daniel Leonard raised $246,415 and Lorissa Sweet raised $27,440.
Lorissa Sweet advanced to the general election with 57 percent of the vote and Daniel Leonard received 43 percent of the vote.
#5 District 16 – $222,285
Kendell Culp raised $142,027, Bryan Washburn raised $64,633, and Barbara Neihouser raised $15,625.
Kendell Culp advanced to the general election with 49 percent of the vote, Bryan Washburn received 33 percent of the vote, and Barbara Neihouser received 17 percent of the vote.
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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