Bill McSwain spent more than any other Republican statewide candidate or officeholder in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Republican statewide candidates and officeholders have spent $30.4 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Bill McSwain has spent more than any other Republican.

McSwain is running for Governor of Pennsylvania in 2022. McSwain raised $16.5 million and spent $8.1 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 6, 2022. According to Pennsylvania Department of State reports, McSwain spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

Bill McSwain’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/6/2022)

Of the $8.1 million in reported expenditures, $7.8 million went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$4,400,000 Atlas & Might LLC ENTITY
$2,291,875 Target Enterprises LLC ENTITY
$531,542 Targeted Victory LLC ENTITY
$149,195 Jamestown Associates ENTITY
$100,175 Basswood Research ENTITY
$72,677 James Fitzpatrick ENTITY
$70,000 William M Mcswain Campaign ENTITY
$65,617 Insperity Inc ENTITY
$63,677 Colleen Christy ENTITY
$62,635 Rachel Tripp ENTITY

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Pennsylvania PACs submitted to the Pennsylvania Department 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 Bill McSwain’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

Report Name Report Due Date
2021 Annual (C7) 1/31/2022
2022 Pre-Primary (C1) 4/05/2022
2022 Pre-Primary (C2) 5/9/2022
2022 Post-Primary (C3) 6/20/2022
2022 Pre-General (C4) 9/22/2022
2022 Pre-General (C5) 10/31/2022
2022 Post-General (C6) 12/12/2022
2022 Annual (C7) 2/1/2023

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