$58,235 spent with USPS from Ohio campaign accounts

In Ohio, state-level candidates and PACs have spent $58,235 from their campaign accounts on services from the United States Postal Service in the 2022 election cycle so far. USPS received 0.1 percent of all $71.4 million in reported expenditures

According to Ohio Secretary of State reports, here are the top candidates and PACs that have spent campaign funds with USPS between Jan. 1, 2021, and Jun. 3, 2022.

Top 10 Ohio candidates and PACs spending money with USPS

Of the $58,235 spent with USPS, 57 percent came from these 10 campaign accounts.

Top Campaign Expenditures with USPS (1/1/2021 – 6/3/2022)

RankTotal Paid to USPSNameAccount Type
1.$6,851.00Frank LaroseCandidate Committee
2.$6,058.70Liberty Township Professional Fire Fighters Iaff Local 3754 Fire PACNon-Candidate Committee
3.$5,551.40John CranleyCandidate Committee
4.$3,308.19Ohio Chamber of Commerce PACNon-Candidate Committee
5.$2,430.00Jacob LargerCandidate Committee
6.$2,028.15Nan WhaleyCandidate Committee
7.$1,985.00Emilia SykesCandidate Committee
8.$1,733.50Allison RussoCandidate Committee
9.$1,644.98Jessica MirandaCandidate Committee
10.$1,589.00Franklin County Democratic Party Restricted FundNon-Candidate Committee

Campaign expenditures with USPS in eight states

Here is how spending with USPS in Ohio compares to other states with the most recent report data available from Transparency USA for the 2021-2022 election cycle:

Comparison of total spent with USPS, by state

RankStateExpenditures with USPSTotal Reported Expeditures% of Total ExpendituresAvailable Reporting Period
1California$15,081,328$1,226,617,6541.23%1/1/2021 – 5/21/2022
2Pennsylvania$2,783,385$520,342,0530.53%1/1/2021 – 6/16/2022
3Texas$2,296,493$558,195,683.200.41%1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022
4Michigan$516,804$164,128,118.560.31%1/1/2021 – 7/20/2022
5Wisconsin$359,986$84,579,752.310.43%1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022
6North Carolina$275,000$57,297,691.780.48%1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022
7Indiana$118,005$34,302,447.740.34%1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022
8Ohio$58,235$71,355,093.800.08%1/1/2021 – 6/3/2022

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Ohio PACs submitted to the Ohio Secretary of State. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.

Name of ReportReporting PeriodDeadline
2021 Annual1/1/21 – 12/31/221/31/2022
2022 Pre-Primary1/1/22 – 4/13/224/21/2022
2022 Post-Primary1/1/22 -6/3/226/10/2022
2022 Semiannual1/1/22 – 6/30/227/29/2022
2022 Pre-General1/1/22 – 10/19/2210/27/2022
2022 Post- General1/1/22 – 12/9/2212/16/2022
2022 Annual1/1/22 – 12/31/221/31/2022

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.