Aric Nesbitt raised more than any other Republican State Senate candidate or officeholder in Michigan

Michigan Republican State Senate candidates and officeholders have raised $7.9 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state senators and candidates, Aric Nesbitt has raised more than any other Republican.

Nesbitt is the representative for Michigan State Senate District 26 and is running to represent Michigan State Senate District 20 in 2022. Nesbitt raised $953,124 and spent $621,151 between Jan. 1, 2021, and July 20, 2022. According to Michigan Secretary of State reports, the following individual donors and PACs gave the most money to Nesbitt.

Aric Nesbitt’s Top 10 Donors, (1/1/2021 – 7/20/2022)

Of the $953,124 in reported donations, $220,700 came from these 10 donors:

Total Donations Name Type
$40,000 John Kennedy III INDIVIDUAL
$27,100 Matthew T Moroun INDIVIDUAL
$25,000 Thomas Archipley II INDIVIDUAL
$24,600 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PAC ENTITY
$21,500 Michigan Society of Anesthesiologist PAC ENTITY
$17,500 Comcast Corp PAC ENTITY
$17,500 Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers State PAC ENTITY
$17,500 Rock Holdings Inc State PAC ENTITY
$15,000 Christopher Yatooma INDIVIDUAL
$15,000 Dana Getman INDIVIDUAL

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Michigan PACs submitted to the Michigan 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.

See updates to Aric Nesbitt’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

Report Name Report Due Date
2022 Annual/January 1/31/2022
2022 April (PACs) 4/25/2022
2022 July (PACs) 7/25/2022
2022 Post-Primary 9/1/2022
2022 Pre-General 10/28/2023
2022 Post-General 12/8/2022

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