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Kalyn Stralow

The House Republican Campaign Committee outraises every other Indiana PAC with $1.85 million

In Indiana, the House Republican Campaign Committee (HRCC) has raised more than any other non-candidate political action committee (PAC) in the 2022 election cycle so far. According to the most recent campaign finance reports filed with the Indiana Secretary of State, the HRCC raised $1.85 million and spent $893,443 between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021. 

In Indiana politics, donations to the HRCC represent 11.45 percent of the $16.16 million all Indiana state-level PACs have raised in total. Here are the HRCC’s top donors and recipients, as reported to the Indiana Secretary of State.

Donations to the House Republican Campaign Committee

Of the $1,850,003 raised in the 2022 election cycle, 23.41 percent came from the HRCC’s top 10 donors.

Top Donors to the HRCC (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)

Rank Total Amount  Donor Name Donor Type
1. $75,000.00 Indiana Multi Family Housing Political Action Committee Entity
2. $50,000.00 Lawrence H Garatoni Individual
3. $50,000.00 Republican State Leadership Committee-Indiana Entity
4. $50,000.00 Vicki and Rick L James Individual
5. $40,000.00 Hoosiers for Great Public Schools PAC Entity
6. $40,000.00 Tricia and Chuch Goodrich Individual
7. $36,149.46 Tim Brown Entity
8. $31,300.49 Ethan Manning Entity
9. $30,610.22 Michael Karickhoff Entity
10. $30,000.00 Indiana Realtors Political Action Committee Entity

Expenditures by the House Republican Campaign Committee

On the expenditures side, the HRCC reported $893,443, with 96.57 percent of all spending going to the 10 payees topping the list. Payees include both contribution recipients and vendors, as filed by the PAC.

Top Expenditures by the HRCC (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)

Rank Total Amount Payee Name Payee Type
1. $450,222.86 Indiana Republican Party Entity
2. $185,294.17 Mark It Red LLC Entity
3. $175,514.42 Chase Card Services Entity
4. $10,880.26 Columbia Club Entity
5. $10,320.00 Eagle Creek Golf Club Entity
6. $9,200.00 Percipient Strategies LLC Entity
7. $7,699.00 Howey Politics Indiana Entity
8. $5,517.26 Catalyst Public Affairs Group LLC Entity
9. $4,945.00 Midwest Communications Group LLC Entity
10. $3,227.50 Indiana State Fair Commission Entity

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Indiana PACs submitted to the Indiana Secretary of State. 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.

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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