In Minnesota politics, state-level candidates and political action committees have received more than $36.9 million in total donations between Jan. 1, 2021, and Dec. 31, 2021. The 10 largest donors gave more than $2.9 million.
These are the top 10 individual donors to Minnesota state-level candidates and political action committees (PACs) in the 2022 election cycle, according to the most recent campaign finance reports submitted to the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board:
Top 10 Minnesota Donors (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)
|Rank||Donor Name||Total Donations|
|1||Alida R Messinger||$646,500|
|2||Edward W Snowdon Jr||$350,000|
|4||Martha W Gabbert||$272,000|
|5||Vance K Opperman||$263,000|
|6||Pamela S and James D Deal||$251,500|
|7||J B Pritzker||$250,000|
|9||Robert J Ulrich||$199,000|
The list of Minnesota donors in this time period includes more than 348 individuals identified by name in the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board’s public records.
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Minnesota PACs submitted to the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board. 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 Annual||1/31/2022|
|2022 Jul Semiannual||7/25/2022|
|2022 Jan Annual||1/31/2023|
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.