$266,166 was spent with USPS from Florida campaign accounts

In Florida, state-level candidates and PACs have spent $266,166 from their campaign accounts on services from the United States Postal Service in the 2022 election cycle so far. USPS received 0.07 percent of all reported expenditures. 

According to Florida Department of State reports, here are the top candidates and PACs that have spent campaign funds with USPS between Jan. 1, 2021, and Jun. 30, 2022.

Top 10 Florida candidates and PACs spending money with USPS

Of the $266,166 spent with USPS, 74.7 percent came from these 10 campaign accounts.

Top Campaign Expenditures with USPS (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

RankTotal Paid to USPSNameAccount Type
1.$72,578.06Suncoast Better Government CommitteeNon-Candidate Committee
2.$48,875.74Florida Education ChampionsNon-Candidate Committee
3.$23,450.11Kaylee A TuckCandidate Committee
4.$11,065.00Ron DeSantisCandidate Committee
5.$9,934.50Daniel E. SoteloCandidate Committee
6.$8,406.97Heartland ProsperityNon-Candidate Committee
7.$7,376.58Floridians for Solar Choice, Inc.Non-Candidate Committee
8.$6,589.08St. Lucie County Enterprise PACNon-Candidate Committee
9.$6,444.00Rachel PlakonCandidate Committee
10.$4,204.41Foundation for FreedomNon-Candidate Committee

Campaign expenditures with USPS in nine states

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

Comparison of total spent with USPS, by state

RankStateExpenditures with USPSTotal Reported Expenditures% 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
7Florida$266,166$402,768,829.940.07%1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022
8Indiana$118,005$34,302,447.740.34%1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022
9Ohio$58,235$71,355,093.800.08%1/1/2021 – 6/3/2022

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Florida PACs submitted to the Florida Department 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 Q4 (2021 M12)10/1/2021 – 12/31/20211/10/2022
2022 Q1 (2022 M1,M2,M3)1/1/2022 – 3/31/20224/11/2022
2022 Primary 2 (M4, M5, Primary 1 & P2)4/1/2022 – 6/30/20227/8/2022
2022 General 1 (Primary 2, 2A, 3,4,5,6, P7 & General 1, G1A)7/1/2022 – 9/2/20229/9/2022
2022 General 3 (General 2,2A,3 & 3A)9/3/2022 – 9/30/202210/7/2022
2023 Jan Semiannual (General 4, 4A, 5 & Semiannual)10/1/2022 – 12/31/20221/10/2023
Data from reports in parentheses are published on Transparency USA along with the primary report listed.

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