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Latest Large Donations

Several large transactions have been recently reported to the State Board of Elections.

Donations to PACs

Democratic Party of Virginia

  • $15,000 from Digital Intelligence Systems LLC
House Democratic Caucus
  • $13,600 from Linda Puller for Senate

Note: Non-candidate political committees must report any single donation of $10,000 or more within three business days of receipt.

VIEW ALL RECENT LARGE DONATIONS TO PACS

Donations to Candidates

Mike Hymes (D) for Senate District 38 (Aug. 19 Special Election)

  • $7,800 from American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (in-kind: phone bank calls)

Note: The AFSCME is registered with the SBE as a "527 Committee," which means it must immediately disclose each time it donates to a candidate.

07/28/2014

$10K+ Donations to PACs

Here are large donations that PACs recently reported to the State Board of Elections:

Common Good Virginia

  • $25,000 from Alpha Natural Resources
  • $10,000 from Smithfield Foods

One Commonwealth PAC

  • $80,000 from Mark Herring for Attorney General

Democratic Party of Virginia

  • $25,000 from Common Good Virginia
  • $10,000 from Commonwealth Victory Fund
  • $20,000 from Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus

VIEW ALL RECENT LARGE DONATIONS

State law requires non-candidate political committees to report any single donation of $10,000 or more within three business days.

07/25/2014

$10K+ Donations to PACs

Here are large donations that PACs recently reported to the State Board of Elections:

The Middle Resolution PAC

  • $40,000 from Robert Bailie (loan)

The Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

  • $15,000 from Dominion

Virginia Action Committee For Rural Electrification

  • $15,229 from the National Rural Electrification Association

VIEW ALL RECENT LARGE DONATIONS

State law requires non-candidate political committees to report any single donation of $10,000 or more within three business days.

07/24/2014

First 2015 Bills Posted

VPAP has posted the first bills for the 2015 General Assembly Session that LIS has made available. So far, 239 bills for next year's session have been introduced.

2015 General Assembly Bills

Throughout the year, VPAP will post new bills as they become available for download from the Division of Automated Legislative Systems.

07/22/2014

$10K+ Donations to PACs

Here are large donations that PACs recently reported to the State Board of Elections:

House Republican Campaign Committee

  • $15,000 from Anderson Financial Services/LoanMax

Dominion Leadership Trust Political Action Committee

  • $10,000 from Dominion
  • $10,000 from Steven Landes for Delegate

Democratic Party of Virginia

  • $38,000 from House Democratic Caucus

VIEW ALL RECENT LARGE DONATIONS

State law requires non-candidate political committees to report any single donation of $10,000 or more within three business days.

07/22/2014

Local Candidates' Mid-Year Disclosures

VPAP has posted mid-year campaign finance reports for candidates running for City Council and Board of Supervisors in 34 localities. 

LOCALITIES WITH NOV. 4 ELECTIONS

ArlingtonSuffolkVirginia BeachLater this week, VPAP will post reports for the City of Portsmouth.

OTHER LOCALITIES

TOP FUNDRAISERSOff-year fundraising totals for first six month of 2014:
  • Corey Stewart for Prince William County Board Chair - $70,051
  • Pat Herrity for Fairfax County Board of Supervisors - $60,596
  • Suzanne Volpe for Loudoun County Board of Supervisors - $37,552
  • Paul Milde For Stafford County Board of Supervisors - $30,426
  • Penny Gross for Fairfax County Board of Supervisors - $30,155
  • John Cook for Fairfax County Supervisor - $29,094
  • Scott Jacobs for Prince William Supervisor - $26,319
  • Donald Shaw for Prince William Supervisor - $26,066
  • Pete Candland for Prince William County Board of Supervisors - $21,264
  • Jeanine Lawson for Prince William County Board of Supervisors - $14,257
VPAP has posted reports from the following localities that do not have elections this November:

07/21/2014

Visualization: Off-Year Spending

According to mid-year campaign finance reports filed last week, General Assembly incumbents are spending more in non-election years than in the past.

VPAP's latest visualization examines spending reported during the first six months of 2014 and 2004 -- and looks at where the money is going.

VIEW VISUALIZATION

Off-Year Spending

VIEW VISUALIZATION

07/21/2014