Mark Robinson spent more than any other Republican statewide candidate or officeholder in North Carolina

North Carolina Republican statewide candidates and officeholders have spent $1.6 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Mark Robinson has spent more than any other Republican.

Robinson is Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina and is not running for re-election in 2022. Robinson raised $3.6 million and spent $1.5 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) reports, Robinson spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

Mark Robinson’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $1.5 million in reported expenditures, $1.3 million went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$429,373 Conservative Connections ENTITY
$292,564 Whillier Group Inc ENTITY
$122,669 J Books Services Inc ENTITY
$88,607 Southwest Publishing & Mailing ENTITY
$64,536 America Direct Inc ENTITY
$63,014 Response America LLC ENTITY
$61,087 Anedot Inc ENTITY
$55,634 Winred Technical Services LLC ENTITY
$51,606 G-Plex Direct Mail ENTITY
$44,077 Capitol Hill Lists LLC ENTITY

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active North Carolina PACs submitted to the 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 Mark Robinson’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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