Jason Wentworth spent more than any other Republican House candidate or officeholder in Michigan

Michigan Republican House candidates and officeholders have spent $12.5 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state representatives and candidates, Jason Wentworth has spent more than any other Republican.

Wentworth is the representative for Michigan House District 97 and is not up for re-election in 2022. Wentworth raised $1.4 million and spent $977,797 between Jan. 1, 2021, and Aug. 22, 2022. According to Michigan Secretary of State reports, Wentworth spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

Jason Wentworth’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 8/22/2022)

Of the $977,797 in reported expenditures, $568,350 went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$251,850 House Republican Campaign Committee ENTITY
$83,950 Senate Republican Campaign Committee ENTITY
$38,500 Ann Bollin Campaign ENTITY
$32,550 Bryan Posthumus Campaign ENTITY
$30,000 Building Experience Now PAC ENTITY
$30,000 Tom Leonard Campaign ENTITY
$27,500 Grow Michigan PAC ENTITY
$26,000 Andrew Fink Campaign ENTITY
$25,500 Ken Borton Campaign ENTITY
$22,500 Pamela Hornberger Campaign ENTITY

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Michigan PACs submitted to the Michigan 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 Jason Wentworth’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

Report Name Report Due Date
2022 Annual/January 1/31/2022
2022 April (PACs) 4/25/2022
2022 July (PACs) 7/25/2022
2022 Post-Primary 9/1/2022
2022 Pre-General 10/28/2023
2022 Post-General 12/8/2022

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.