Josh Stein raised more than any other Democratic statewide candidate or officeholder in North Carolina

North Carolina Democratic statewide candidates and officeholders have raised $7.0 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Josh Stein has raised more than any other Democrat.

Stein is Attorney General of North Carolina and is not running for re-election in 2022. Stein raised $4.3 million and spent $1.1 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) reports, the following individual donors and PACs gave the most money to Stein.

Josh Stein’s Top 10 Donors, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $4.3 million in reported donations, $157,116 came from these 10 donors:

Total Donations Name Type
$55,916 Gmmb Inc ENTITY
$11,600 Lonna and Richard Harkrader INDIVIDUAL
$11,200 Anne Pizer INDIVIDUAL
$11,200 Bradford G Stanback INDIVIDUAL
$11,200 Edward S Holmes Jr INDIVIDUAL
$11,200 George B Autry INDIVIDUAL
$11,200 Louise M and Derek Winstanly INDIVIDUAL
$11,200 Shauna and Sam L Searcy INDIVIDUAL
$11,200 Sonya and Robert R Stevanovski INDIVIDUAL
$11,200 William Pizer INDIVIDUAL

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active North Carolina PACs submitted to the NCSBE. 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 Josh Stein’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

Report Name Report Due Date
2022 Semiannual 1/28/2022
2022 Q1 Plus 5/10/2022
2022 Semiannual (only candidates not on 2022 ballot) 7/29/2022
2022 Q3 Plus 10/31/2022
2022 Q4 1/11/2023
2022 Year End Semiannual (only candidates not on 2022 ballot) 1/27/2023

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