As outside groups spend millions of dollars on TV ads in the Wisconsin U.S. Senate race of incumbent Ron Johnson (R) against challenger Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes (D), a super PAC backed by Charles Koch and Koch Industries is relying instead on direct voter contact.
Top executives from some of the largest private equity firms in the world bankrolled Sinema’s campaign as she blocked a popular provision in the Inflation Reduction Act that would have raised their personal income taxes.
A pro-Johnson super PAC raked in another $3.5M from Diane Hendricks in July, one of two billionaires who reaped tens of millions in savings from a tax loophole Johnson pushed through in 2017.
The Republican Attorneys General Association raised $4.9 million in the second quarter of this year, according to a report filed with the Internal Revenue Service on Friday.
GOP megadonor Richard Uihlein gave his Restoration PAC more than $2.7 million between April and June, a quarterly report filed on Friday disclosed.
The June 28 GOP primary for Illinois governor pit candidates against each other who were bankrolled by two of the state’s wealthiest men.
Charles Koch’s main super PAC has already spent over $8 million to support GOP congressional candidates in this year’s elections.
Griffin’s record-breaking $45M contribution to Illinois gubernatorial candidate Richard Irvin bumps him into first place for GOP megadonors this election cycle.
RAGA’s haul of $4.8 million is the most it has raised in the first quarter of a major election year, up from $4.4 million in 2020.
The quarterly filing released Friday for Restoration PAC, the political action committee almost exclusively funded by GOP megadonor Richard Uihlein, shows it brought in $2.6 million and disbursed close to $5 million in the first three months of 2022.