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Kalyn Stralow

Indiana Speaker Huston raises $658,066 this election cycle

According to the most recent campaign finance reports made to the Indiana Secretary of State, Indiana House Speaker Todd Huston has raised $658,066 and spent $49,520 between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021. Huston is the number four fundraiser in state politics in the 2022 election cycle so far.

The speaker of the Indiana House is the leader of the state’s lower chamber. Rep. Huston is a member of the Republican Party and has served as a state representative since 2012. Rep. Huston is running for re-election in 2022.

Rep. Huston’s reported campaign finance activity, by quarter (2015-2022)

Source: Transparency USA

Contributions to Rep. Huston

Of the $658,066 million already reported in the 2022 election cycle, 20.9 percent came from the top 10 donors.

Top Donors to Huston (1/1/2021 – 2/28/2022)

Rank Donor Name  Total Amount Type
1. $30,000.00 Indiana Merit Construction PAC of ABC Entity
2. $20,000.00 Indiana Multi Family Housing Political Action Committee Entity
3. $15,000.00 NiSource Inc. PAC Entity
4. $12,314.89 Kathy and Allan B Hubbard Individual
5. $10,000.00 Anthem, Inc. Political Action Committee Entity
6. $10,000.00 Catalyst Public Affairs Group LLC Entity
7. $10,000.00 Devin D Anderson Individual
8. $10,000.00 Indiana BANKPAC – State Fund Entity
9. $10,000.00 Indiana Realtors Political Action Committee Entity
10. $10,000.00 Krg Management LLC Entity

Expenditures by Rep. Huston

On the expenditures side, Huston reported $49,520, with 68.2 percent of all spending going to the 10 payees topping this list. 

Top Expenditures by Huston (1/1/2021 – 2/28/2022)

Rank Payee Name  Total Amount Type
1. $10,000.00 Indiana Republican Party Entity
2. $8,062.34 House Republican Campaign Committee Entity
3. $3,000.00 Hamilton County Republican Central Committee Entity
4. $2,919.54 Midwest Communications Group LLC Entity
5. $2,800.13 The Hawthorns Country Club Entity
6. $2,314.89 Kathy and Allan B Hubbard Entity
7. $1,320.96 Indiana Builders Political Action Committee Entity
8. $1,165.02 Raise the Money Inc Entity
9. $1,142.19 Harry and Izzy’s Entity
10. $1,059.19 Qdoba Catering Entity

How Rep. Huston’s fundraising compares to other state speakers

Among members of the state legislature, fundraising varies widely. A number of factors, including whether an incumbent officeholder is running for re-election, influence donor activity. Here is how fundraising by Huston compares to the nine other state speakers with campaign finance data available from Transparency USA for the 2022 election cycle:

Fundraising reported by 10 state speakers in the 2022 election cycle

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Indiana PACs submitted to the Indiana Secretary of State. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.

Report Name Report Due Date
2022 Jan Semiannual 1/19/2022
2022 Statewide Quarterly/Semiannual 7/15/2022
2022 Pre-Election 10/17/2022
2022 Statewide Quarterly 11/1/2022
2022 Annual Report 1/18/2023

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.

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