Mary Wills Bode spent more than any other Democratic State Senate candidate or officeholder in North Carolina

North Carolina Democratic State Senate candidates and officeholders have spent $3.0 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state senators and candidates, Mary Wills Bode has spent more than any other Democrat.

Wills Bode is running to represent North Carolina State Senate District 18 in 2022. Wills Bode raised $501,022 and spent $48,330 between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) reports, Wills Bode spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

Mary Wills Bode’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $48,330 in reported expenditures, $43,905 went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$20,650 Maven Strategies Inc ENTITY
$9,800 North Carolina Democratic Party ENTITY
$2,986 Paragon Payment Solutions ENTITY
$2,500 Thomas Ross INDIVIDUAL
$1,671 Vantiv LLC ENTITY
$1,500 Deliver Strategies LLC ENTITY
$1,289 Lasting Printing & Graphics ENTITY
$1,220 Ngp Van Inc ENTITY
$1,159 Act Blue ENTITY
$1,130 Bode PLLC ENTITY

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active North Carolina PACs submitted to the North Carolina State Board of Elections (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 Mary Wills Bode’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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