In Pennsylvania politics, state-level candidates and political action committees have received $1.2 billion in total contributions between Jan. 1, 2021, and Dec. 31, 2022. The 10 largest contributors gave more than $45.7 million, or 4 percent of all contributions.
These are the top 10 individual contributors to Pennsylvania state-level candidates and committees in the 2022 election cycle, according to campaign finance reports submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of State:
Top 10 Pennsylvania Contributors (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2022)
|Rank||Contributor Name||Total Contributions|
|2||Debra Ann and David J White||$5,179,733|
|6||Barry Munger and Sarah O’Neill||$1,997,500|
|9||Karla T Jurvetson||$1,638,238|
|10||State Action Victory Fund||$1,500,000|
The list of Pennsylvania contributors in this time period includes more than 6,665 individuals identified by name in the Pennsylvania Department of State’s public records.
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Pennsylvania committees 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 committees are not required to report to state agencies. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines.