Republican primary elections for 22 of 49 seats in the Pennsylvania State Senate took place on May 17, 2022. Of the 22 seats up for election in 2022, nine had a primary election with more than one candidate.
Across all contested Republican primary elections, candidates raised $2.4 million. Incumbents raised an average of $463,755 per candidate and challengers raised an average of $57,612 per candidate.
Five primary elections with the most fundraising
The table below details the five Republican primary elections with the most fundraising in the State Senate. Winning candidates’ names are in bold.
|District 16||$738,303||Pat Browne (R)||Pat Browne and Jarrett Coleman|
|District 34||$728,534||Jake Corman III (R)||Greg Rothman and Mike Gossert|
|District 36||$495,493||Ryan Aument (R)||Ryan Aument and Mike Miller|
|District 20||$204,855||Lisa Baker (R)||Lisa Baker and Nathan Turock|
|District 24||$110,950||Bob Mensch (R)||Tracy Pennycuick, David Moyer, and Nick Fountain|
#1 District 16 – $738,303
Incumbent Pat Browne raised $738,303 and Jarrett Coleman raised $0.
Pat Browne received NaN percent of the vote and Jarrett Coleman received NaN percent of the vote.
#2 District 34 – $728,534
Greg Rothman raised $728,534 and Mike Gossert raised $0.
Greg Rothman advanced to the general election with 68 percent of the vote and Mike Gossert received 32 percent of the vote.
#3 District 36 – $495,493
Incumbent Ryan Aument raised $448,106 and Mike Miller raised $47,387.
Ryan Aument advanced to the general election with 59 percent of the vote and Mike Miller received 41 percent of the vote.
#4 District 20 – $204,855
Incumbent Lisa Baker raised $204,855 and Nathan Turock raised $0.
Lisa Baker advanced to the general election with 100 percent of the vote and Nathan Turock received 0 percent of the vote.
#5 District 24 – $110,950
Tracy Pennycuick raised $104,650, David Moyer raised $6,300, and Nick Fountain raised $0.
Tracy Pennycuick advanced to the general election with 68 percent of the vote, David Moyer received 32 percent of the vote, and Nick Fountain withdrew.
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Pennsylvania PACs submitted to the Pennsylvania Department 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|
|2021 Annual (C7)||1/31/2022|
|2022 Pre-Primary (C1)||4/05/2022|
|2022 Pre-Primary (C2)||5/9/2022|
|2022 Post-Primary (C3)||6/20/2022|
|2022 Pre-General (C4)||9/22/2022|
|2022 Pre-General (C5)||10/31/2022|
|2022 Post-General (C6)||12/12/2022|
|2022 Annual (C7)||2/1/2023|