Minnesota Republican State Senate candidates and officeholders have raised $3.3 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state senators and candidates, Paul Gazelka has raised more than any other Republican.
Gazelka is the representative for Minnesota State Senate District 9 and is running for Governor of Minnesota in 2022. Gazelka raised $693,381 and spent $461,508 between Jan. 1, 2021, and July 18, 2022. According to Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board reports, the following individual donors and PACs gave the most money to Gazelka.
Paul Gazelka’s Top 10 Donors, (1/1/2021 – 7/18/2022)
Of the $693,381 in reported donations, $121,393 came from these 10 donors:
|$71,393||Paul Gazelka Campaign*||ENTITY|
|$8,000||Morrison County RPM||ENTITY|
|$5,000||Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Leadership Fund||ENTITY|
|$5,000||Minnesota Pipe Trades Association PAC Fund||ENTITY|
|$5,000||North Central States Carpenters PAC||ENTITY|
|$5,000||North Star Sfaa-PAC||ENTITY|
|$5,000||Ward Einess Campaign||ENTITY|
*This transaction reflects a contribution reported by the “ Gazelka (Paul) for Governor” campaign account from the “Paul Gazelka Campaign” account.
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Minnesota PACs submitted to the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board. 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 Paul Gazelka’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.
|Report Name||Report Due Date|
|2022 Jan Annual||1/31/2022|
|2022 Jul Semiannual||7/25/2022|
|2022 Jan Annual||1/31/2023|
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