These are the most expensive contested elections in the North Carolina House

Elections for all 120 seats in the North Carolina House of Representatives will take place on Nov. 8, 2022. Republicans hold a 68-51 majority heading into the election.

This article details the five most expensive contested general elections in the House of Representatives.

This information comes from candidate reports to the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) covering the period of Jan. 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022.

Five general elections with the most fundraising

#1 District 9 – $334,499

Incumbent Brian Farkas (D) raised $201,597 and Timothy Reeder (R) raised $132,902.

#2 District 73 – $304,111

Brian Echevarria (R) raised $201,818 and Diamond Staton-Williams (D) raised $102,293.

#3 District 54 – $287,735

Incumbent Robert Reives (D) raised $254,640 and Walter Petty (R) raised $33,095.

#4 District 37 – $284,021

Incumbent Erin Paré (R) raised $233,035, Christine Kelly (D) raised $50,746, and Christopher Robinson (U) raised $240.

#5 District 63 – $269,406

Incumbent Ricky Hurtado (D) raised $248,251 and Stephen M. Ross (R) raised $21,155.

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active North Carolina PACs submitted to the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE). 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. Data from additional reports due in between the deadlines below are published along with the reports listed here.

Report Name Report Due Date
2022 Semiannual 1/28/2022
2022 Q1 Plus 5/10/2022
2022 Semiannual (only candidates not on 2022 ballot) 7/29/2022
2022 Q3 Plus 10/31/2022
2022 Q4 1/11/2023
2022 Year End Semiannual (only candidates not on 2022 ballot) 1/27/2023

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.