Pennsylvania Democratic statewide candidates and officeholders have spent $8.8 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Josh Shapiro has spent more than any other Democrat.
Shapiro is Attorney General of Pennsylvania and is running for Governor of Pennsylvania in 2022. Shapiro raised $20.5 million and spent $7.7 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 6, 2022. According to Pennsylvania Department of State reports, Shapiro spent the most money with the following individual payees.
Josh Shapiro’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/6/2022)
Of the $7.7 million in reported expenditures, $5.1 million went to these 10 payees:
|$1,204,922||Grassroots Media LLC||ENTITY|
|$708,142||Ascend Digital Strategies LLC||ENTITY|
|$610,000||Austin Davis Campaign||ENTITY|
|$566,500||Pennsylvania Democratic Party||ENTITY|
|$543,297||Payroll Data Processing||ENTITY|
|$427,777||Rwt Production LLC||ENTITY|
|$212,975||Global Strategy Group LLC||ENTITY|
|$178,999||Actblue Technical Services||ENTITY|
|$165,000||Spb Strategies LLC||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 Josh Shapiro’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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