Scott Jensen spent more than any other Republican statewide candidate or officeholder in Minnesota

Minnesota Republican statewide candidates and officeholders have spent $5.2 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Scott Jensen has spent more than any other Republican.

Jensen is running for Governor of Minnesota in 2022. Jensen raised $2.3 million and spent $1.7 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and July 18, 2022. According to Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board reports, Jensen spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

Scott Jensen’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 7/18/2022)

Of the $1.7 million in reported expenditures, $986,187 went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$137,245 Rho Business & Accounting Services LLC ENTITY
$136,421 Facebook Inc ENTITY
$136,383 iHeartMedia ENTITY
$109,529 Learfield Communications ENTITY
$102,411 Richter Picture Company ENTITY
$89,400 Barbara Malzacher INDIVIDUAL
$78,000 Valkyrie Strategies LLC ENTITY
$69,273 New Life Enterprises ENTITY
$65,000 Koechel Peterson & Associates ENTITY
$62,526 Dr Jensen Scott Campaign ENTITY

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Minnesota PACs submitted to the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board. 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 Scott Jensen’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

Report Name Report Due Date
2022 Jan Annual 1/31/2022
2022 Q1 4/14/2022
2022 Q2 6/14/2022
2022 Jul Semiannual 7/25/2022
2022 Q3 9/27/2022
2022 Q4 10/31/2022
2022 Jan Annual 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.