Phil Ting spent more than any other Democratic Assembly candidate or officeholder in California

California Democratic Assembly candidates and officeholders have spent $81.9 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state representatives and candidates, Phil Ting has spent more than any other Democrat.

Ting is the representative for California Assembly District 19 and is running for re-election in 2022. Ting raised $4.0 million and spent $2.8 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to California Secretary of State reports, Ting spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

Phil Ting’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $2.8 million in reported expenditures, $2.6 million went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$2,213,337 Phil Ting Campaign* ENTITY
$96,920 David Pruitt Consulting LLC ENTITY
$89,847 American Express ENTITY
$81,525 California Democratic Party ENTITY
$38,120 Annie Eagan Consulting Inc ENTITY
$27,384 River City Business Services ENTITY
$17,142 Tourn Players Club ENTITY
$11,554 Ngp Van Inc Federal ENTITY
$11,451 Kru Contemporary Japanese Cuisine ENTITY
$10,138 Rickshaw Bagworks Inc ENTITY

*This transaction reflects an expenditure reported by the “Phil Ting for Assembly 2020” campaign account to the “Phil Ting for Assembly 2022” account.

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 Phil Ting’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

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