Jay Edwards spent more than any other Republican House candidate or officeholder in Ohio

Ohio Republican House candidates and officeholders have spent $5.0 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state representatives and candidates, Jay Edwards has spent more than any other Republican.

Edwards is the representative for Ohio House District 94 and is running for re-election in 2022. Edwards raised $500,216 and spent $237,135 between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to Ohio Secretary of State reports, Edwards spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

Jay Edwards’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $237,135 in reported expenditures, $188,609 went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$100,000 Ohio House Republican Alliance ENTITY
$18,950 Trafalgar Group LLC ENTITY
$10,000 Michael Loychik Campaign ENTITY
$10,000 Susan Manchester Campaign ENTITY
$10,000 Timothy Barhorst Campaign ENTITY
$9,320 Ohio State University Athletics ENTITY
$8,617 Athens County Fair ENTITY
$8,237 Greyjoy Group LLC ENTITY
$7,500 Sharon Kennedy Campaign ENTITY
$5,986 Oliver Farms Ohio LLC ENTITY

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Ohio PACs submitted to the Ohio 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 Jay Edwards’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

Report Name Report Due Date
2021 Annual 1/31/2022
2022 Pre-Primary 4/21/2022
2022 Post-Primary 6/10/2022
2022 Semiannual 7/29/2022
2022 Pre-General 10/27/2022
2022 Post-General 12/16/2022

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