Nathan Hochman spent more than any other Republican statewide candidate or officeholder in California

California Republican statewide candidates and officeholders have spent $10.4 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Nathan Hochman has spent more than any other Republican.

Hochman is running for Attorney General of California in 2022. Hochman raised $3.1 million and spent $2.9 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to California Secretary of State reports, Hochman spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

Nathan Hochman’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $2.9 million in reported expenditures, $1.6 million went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$363,100 Battin Group ENTITY
$336,000 Landslide Communications Inc ENTITY
$270,000 Onymous Media Inc ENTITY
$160,000 Meta Platforms Inc ENTITY
$131,250 Budget Watchdogs Newsletter ENTITY
$100,000 Cops Voter Guide Inc ENTITY
$80,368 E-Fundraising Connections ENTITY
$74,376 Strategy Insights LLC ENTITY
$66,937 California Senior Advocates League Voter Guide ENTITY
$64,940 Kogo – Am 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 Nathan Hochman’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

Report Name Due Date
Semiannual 1/31/2022
1st Pre-Election – Primary 4/28/2022
2nd Pre-Election – Primary 5/26/2022
Semiannual 8/1/2022
1st Pre-Election – General 9/29/2022
2nd Pre- Election – General 10/27/2022
Semiannual 1/31/2023

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.