Kevin Rinke raised more than any other Republican statewide candidate or officeholder in Michigan

Michigan Republican statewide candidates and officeholders have raised $28.5 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Kevin Rinke has raised more than any other Republican.

Rinke is running for Governor of Michigan in 2022. Rinke raised $10.4 million and spent $6.2 million 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 Rinke.

Kevin Rinke’s Top 10 Donors, (1/1/2021 – 7/20/2022)

Of the $10.4 million in reported donations to Rinke’s campaign account, $10.0 million came from Rinke.

Total Donations Name Type
$10,000,000 Kevin Rinke INDIVIDUAL
$7,150 Daniel Israel INDIVIDUAL
$7,150 Dean Darby INDIVIDUAL
$7,150 Dina Archipley INDIVIDUAL
$7,150 Gary Romain INDIVIDUAL
$7,150 Gregory O’Niel INDIVIDUAL
$7,150 James Nicholson INDIVIDUAL
$7,150 Jeffrey Gembis INDIVIDUAL
$7,150 Jeffrey Yatooma INDIVIDUAL
$7,150 Marian O’Niel INDIVIDUAL

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Michigan PACs submitted to the Michigan 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. Data from additional reports due in between the deadlines below are published along with the reports listed here.

See updates to Kevin Rinke’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

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.




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