In Indiana, Republican candidates have spent $7.3 million more than Democrats

In Indiana, state-level candidates spent $11.2 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and Apr. 8, 2022. Democratic candidates spent $1.56 million and Republican candidates spent $9.25 million. 

Indiana Campaign Finance Snapshot (1/1/2021 – 4/8/2022)

Top 10 Democratic candidates, by expenditures (1/1/2021 – 4/8/2022)

In the 2022 election cycle, 128 state-level Democrats have filed campaign finance reports with the Indiana Secretary of State. Here are the 10 Democratic candidates who have spent the most.

RankDemocratic CandidateTotal Spent
1.Woodrow Myers$404,907.01
2.Todd Connor$143,914.54
3.Philip Kelly GiaQuinta$129,798.86
4.Fady Qaddoura$79,391.02
5.Eddie Melton$57,865.81
6.Kristin Jones$50,303.70
7.James David Ford$46,894.20
8.David Niezgodski$43,727.69
9.Ashley Eason$38,289.31
10.Andrea Hunley$36,749.99

Top 10 Republican candidates, by expenditures (1/1/2021 – 4/8/2022)

During the same time period, 218 Republicans have filed campaign finance reports with the Indiana Secretary of State. These are the 10 Republican candidates with the highest reported expenditures for the 2022 election cycle so far.

RankRepublican CandidateTotal Spent
1.Eric Holcomb$1,047,815.41
2.Todd Huston$558,181.84
3.Julie McGuire$517,857.63
4.Ron Turpin$300,876.39
5.Craig Snow$295,106.98
6.Dan Leonard$247,571.21
7.Suzanne Crouch$210,993.27
8.Holli Sullivan$210,516.51
9.Rodric Bray$204,098.23
10.Todd Rokita$195,689.54

In some states, officeholders may make expenditures from their campaign accounts when they are not up for election. Those expenditures are included in candidate campaign finance numbers.

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Indiana candidate PACs submitted to the Indiana Secretary of State. 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.