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Rand Paul

Office Sought:
US Senate, KY

Randal Howard "Rand" Paul (born January 7, 1963) is the junior United States Senator for Kentucky. He is a member of the Republican Party. A member of the Tea Party movement, he describes himself as a "constitutional conservative" and a libertarian. He is the son of Republican Congressman and former presidential candidate Ron Paul of Texas and had never previously held political office. Paul first received national attention in 2008 when making political speeches on behalf of his father. Rand Paul is the first United States Senator in history to serve alongside a parent in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$7,791,580 Received

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

Latest FEC Data

covers through candidate's December 31, 2010 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
  • Summary

    overview of how much the candidate raised and spent, and who contributed it
    Total Raised:
    $7,791,580 #23 of 64 Senate candidates
    Total Spent:
    $7,675,875 #20 of 64 Senate candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $174,264 #27 of 64 Senate candidates
  • Contributions Over Time

    reflects only contributions over $200, as smaller contributions are not individually reported. For some candidates a significant portion of their fundraising may not be captured by this chart.
  • Independent Expenditures

    outside groups that spent money supporting or opposing the candidate
    Committee Name Support/Oppose Total Spending
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte
    National Education Assn
    NEA Advocacy Fund
    Majority PAC
    Kentucky Leadership Council
    Right to Life
    Rightchange.com Inc (527 Political Org)
    Senate Conservatives Fund
note: data comes from latest FEC filings and has not been cleaned or standardized. See section below for standardized data.

Donor Information

federal data covers roughly through Q2 2014
state-level data is not available in bulk for 2014. for current state data, browse http://followthemoney.org/
  • Top Industries

    OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
    78% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
  • In State vs. Out of State

    contributions from individuals, in dollars
  • Top Contributors

    PAC Color Block
    Organizations' PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from an organization’s employees, their family members and its political action committee.
  • Recent and upcoming fundraisers

    Full invitations can be viewed at Party Time
    Date Event
    April 8, 2015
    Dinner at The Country Club of Charleston
    Hosted by:
    Elizabeth Factor, Mallory Factor, Dr. Marcelo & Mrs. Shelley Hochman
    April 8, 2015
    Dinner at The Country Club of Charleston
    Hosted by:
    Elizabeth Factor, Mallory Factor, Dr. Marcelo & Mrs. Shelley Hochman
    March 30, 2015
    Dinner at Mama Clemenza's
    March 30, 2015
    Dinner at Mama Clemenza's
    Feb. 14, 2015
    Dinner Fundraiser at Home of Diane & Joel Schleicher
    Hosted by:
    Diane & Joel Schleicher
View all campaign finance data for Rand Paul Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time