Indiana Senate President Raises $1.3 Million This Election Cycle – Ballotpedia News

According to campaign finance reports filed with the Indiana Secretary of State, the Lieutenant Governor of Indiana. Suzanne Crouch raised $1.3 million and spent $210,993 between January 1, 2021 and April 8, 2022. Crouch currently serves as chairman of the state senate.

Crouch is a member of the Republican Party and took office in 2017. In Indiana, the president of the Senate is one of the roles of the lieutenant governor. The primary job of a state senate president is to preside over legislative sessions and ensure that members of the chamber follow the rules of procedure. Crouch’s current term ends in 2025.

Campaign finance activity reported by Crouch, by quarter (2017-2022)

Source: Transparency United States

Contributions to Crouch

Of the $1,326,550 already reported in the 2022 election cycle, $212,684 came from the top 10 donors.

Top Crouch Donors (01/01/2021 – 08/04/2022)

Rank Total amount Donor name Donor type
1. $42,500.00 John C.Schroeder INDIVIDUAL
2. $25,000.00 Richard K. Byers Jr. INDIVIDUAL
3. $25,000.00 Vicki and Rick L James INDIVIDUAL
4. $22,500.00 Theresa and Ira Boots INDIVIDUAL
5. $21,000.00 Cindy and Robert Koch INDIVIDUAL
6. $20,000.00 Karen S Cinelli INDIVIDUAL
seven. $17,500.00 Charter Communications LLC ENTITY
8. $15,000.00 Eric J Bedel INDIVIDUAL
9. $12,500.00 Wayne C Kinney INDIVIDUAL
ten. $11,683.59 Indiana Builders Political Action Committee ENTITY

Spending by Crouch

Crouch reported $210,993 in expenses, including $157,906 for the top 10 recipients.

Top Expenses by Crouch (01/01/2021 – 08/04/2022)

Rank Total amount Beneficiary’s name Type of beneficiary
1. $99,458.30 My Patterson LLC ENTITY
2. $12,335.78 Oak Meadow Country Club ENTITY
3. $11,779.25 Republican State Committee of Indiana, Inc ENTITY
4. $10,489.69 Collect Money Inc ENTITY
5. $8,062.27 Midwest Communications Group LLC ENTITY
6. $4,645.00 The Bull ENTITY
seven. $3,606.46 Yasmin L Stump Law Group CP ENTITY
8. $2,791.46 Rhonda Hanson ENTITY
9. $2,494.73 Colin Patrick ENTITY
ten. $2,243.00 United States Postal Service ENTITY

How donations to Crouch compare to equivalent role in other states

A number of factors, including whether the incumbent is the lieutenant governor or a state senator, can influence donor activity. Here’s how Crouch compares to 10 other Senate presidents with campaign finance data available from Transparency USA in 2022:

In the United States, 30 presidents of the Senate are members of the Republican Party and 19 are members of the Democratic Party, with one vacant position. The lieutenant governor is the president of the senate in 25 states. In other states, the president of the senate is a state senator chosen by the members of the chamber.

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

Report name Report due date
2022 Jan Semi-Annual 01/19/2022
2022 statewide quarterly/half-yearly 07/15/2022
Pre-election 2022 10/17/2022
2022 Statewide Quarterly 01/11/2022
Annual report 2022 01/18/2023

This article is a joint publication of Ballot and Transparency United Stateswho work together to provide campaign finance information for state-level elections. Learn more about our work here.

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