Phil Berger spent more than any other Republican State Senate candidate or officeholder in North Carolina

North Carolina Republican State Senate candidates and officeholders have spent $4.1 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state senators and candidates, Phil Berger has spent more than any other Republican.

Berger is the representative for North Carolina State Senate District 30 and is running to represent North Carolina State Senate District 26 in 2022. Berger raised $1.4 million and spent $481,863 between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) reports, Berger spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

Phil Berger’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $481,863 in reported expenditures, $399,126 went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$210,000 North Carolina Senate Majority Fund State ENTITY
$38,000 Acquire Digital LLC ENTITY
$36,000 Woodall Properties ENTITY
$21,200 Nationbuilder ENTITY
$20,847 Relyus Printing ENTITY
$20,000 North Carolina Republican Senatorial Committee State ENTITY
$17,905 Amy B Ellis INDIVIDUAL
$15,857 Anedot Inc ENTITY
$9,718 Dylan Watts INDIVIDUAL
$9,600 Aristotle International Inc 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). 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 Phil Berger’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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