Nan Whaley raised more than any other Democratic statewide candidate or officeholder in Ohio

Ohio Democratic statewide candidates and officeholders have raised $9.4 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Nan Whaley has raised more than any other Democrat.

Whaley is running for Governor of Ohio in 2022. Whaley raised $5.6 million and spent $4.0 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to Ohio Secretary of State reports, the following individual donors and PACs gave the most money to Whaley.

Nan Whaley’s Top 10 Donors, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $5.6 million in reported donations, $276,077 came from these 10 donors:

Total Donations Name Type
$29,404 Barbara K Fergus INDIVIDUAL
$27,409 314 Action Victory Fund ENTITY
$27,409 Diane Curtis INDIVIDUAL
$27,409 Katherine Strauss Rosenthal INDIVIDUAL
$27,409 Richard H Rosenthal INDIVIDUAL
$27,408 America Works State and Local PAC Federal ENTITY
$27,408 Richard W Lapedes INDIVIDUAL
$27,408 Kathy Turner INDIVIDUAL
$27,408 Mario M Morino INDIVIDUAL
$27,404 Stephen Silberstein INDIVIDUAL

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Ohio PACs submitted to the Ohio Secretary of State. Political expenditures that are not controlled by candidates or their campaigns, known as satellite spending, are not included in candidate totals. 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 Nan Whaley’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

Report Name Report Due Date
2021 Annual 1/31/2022
2022 Pre-Primary 4/21/2022
2022 Post-Primary 6/10/2022
2022 Semiannual 7/29/2022
2022 Pre-General 10/27/2022
2022 Post-General 12/16/2022

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.