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Sherrod Brown

Party
Democrat
Office Held:
US Senate, OH
Office Sought:
US Senate, OH

Sherrod Campbell Brown (born November 9, 1952) is the senior United States Senator from Ohio and a member of the Democratic Party. Before his election to the U.S. Senate, he was a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 13th congressional district from 1993 to 2007. He previously served as Ohio Secretary of State (1983-1991) and a member of the Ohio House of Representatives (1974–1982).

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$20,698,514 Received
Information

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, 2012 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
  • Summary

    overview of how much the candidate raised and spent, and who contributed it
    Total Raised:
    $20,698,514 #5 of 59 Senate candidates
    Total Spent:
    $21,914,316 #5 of 59 Senate candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $551,089 #15 of 59 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
    Crossroads GPS
    Oppose
    $6,363,712
    Service Employees International Union
    Support
    $1,397,847
    Service Employees International Union Pea-Federal
    Support
    $1,255,770
    Now Or Never PAC
    Oppose
    $1,200,000
    National Republican Senatorial Cmte
    Oppose
    $990,553
    Club For Growth Action
    Oppose
    $828,015
    Club for Growth
    Oppose
    $828,015
    Freedomworks For America
    Oppose
    $734,251
    Ending Spending Fund
    Oppose
    $402,681
    Associated Builders and Contractors Inc.
    Oppose
    $280,000
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.
    82% 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.
  • Bundled Lobbyist Contributions

    Lobbyists and lobbying firms that raised money from multiple donors on behalf of the politician. Contributions from the lobbyist or firm itself are not included.
    Bundler Amount
    Human Rights Campaign PAC $95,426
    JSTREETPAC $86,808
    Council for a Livable World $37,150
    League of Conservation Voters $35,512
    Association For The Advancement Of $22,791
View all campaign finance data for Sherrod Brown Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time