California Democratic statewide candidates and officeholders have spent $56.8 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Gavin Newsom has spent more than any other Democrat.
Newsom is Governor of California and is running for re-election in 2022. Newsom raised $12.7 million and spent $14.8 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to California Secretary of State reports, Newsom spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.
Gavin Newsom’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)
Of the $14.8 million in reported expenditures, $10.0 million went to these 10 payees:
|$4,221,240||Sadler Strategic Media Inc||ENTITY|
|$2,420,487||Aisle 518 Strategies LLC||ENTITY|
|$553,136||Bearstar Strategies Inc||ENTITY|
|$478,860||Spectrum Reach Charter Communications Holdings LLC||ENTITY|
|$407,873||Kcbs – Tv||ENTITY|
|$367,655||Knbc – Tv||ENTITY|
|$311,044||Yahoo Media Inc||ENTITY|
|$285,090||Ktla – Tv||ENTITY|
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active California PACs submitted to the California 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 Gavin Newsom’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.
|Report Name||Due Date|
|1st Pre-Election – Primary||4/28/2022|
|2nd Pre-Election – Primary||5/26/2022|
|1st Pre-Election – General||9/29/2022|
|2nd Pre- Election – General||10/27/2022|