Six party committees raised a combined $1.2 billion in the first seventeen months of the 2022 election cycle. In May, the committees raised $66 million, according to recent filings with the Federal Election Commission. Here’s a closer look at May’s fundraising numbers:
In May, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) raised $11.9 million and spent $6.6 million, while the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) raised $8.0 million and spent $17.1 million, their highest monthly disbursement total so far this cycle. So far in the 2022 election cycle, the NRSC has outraised the DSCC with $164.0 million in receipts to the DSCC’s $149.6 million. At this point in the 2020 election cycle, the NRSC led in cumulative fundraising with $119.6 million to the DSCC’s $111.5 million.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) raised $11.8 million and spent $9.0 million in April, while the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) raised $9.0 million and spent $7.4 million. So far in the 2022 election cycle, the DCCC leads in fundraising with $222.5 million to the NRCC’s $198.7 million. At this point in the 2020 cycle, the DCCC had raised $190.7 million and the NRCC had raised $146.5 million.
Between the national committees, the Republican National Committee (RNC) raised and spent more than the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in May. The RNC raised $13.1 million and spent $15.8 million, while the DNC raised $12.1 million and spent $12.1 million. So far in the 2022 election cycle, the RNC has raised $232.9 million to the DNC’s $207.6 million. At this time in the 2020 election cycle, the RNC led in fundraising by a larger margin, with $372.9 million in cumulative receipts to the DNC’s $173.7 million.
This election cycle, the RNC, NRSC, and NRCC have raised 2.7% more than the DNC, DSCC, and DCCC ($595.6 million to $579.6 million). The Republican committees’ fundraising advantage was at 3.9% last month.