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Coordinated party expenditure limits

As detailed in the tables on this page, the 2022 coordinated party expenditure limits are now available, along with archived limits from past years.

  • For Senate nominees, the 2022 limits range from $109,900 to $3,348,500, depending on each state’s voting age population (VAP);
  • For House nominees in states with only one representative, the limit is $109,900; and
  • For House nominees in all other states, the limit is $55,000.

These limits reflect the 2022 VAP and COLA (5.49563), and apply to general elections held during 2022, including special elections. For additional information on coordinated party expenditures, please consult the Campaign Guide for Political Party Committees.

Coordinated party expenditure limits for 2022 Senate general election nominees

State Voting Age Population (VAP) Expenditure Limit
Alabama 3,917,625 $430,600
Alaska 553,317 $109,900
Arizona 5,662,328 $622,400
Arkansas 2,322,502 $255,300
California 30,465,205 $3,348,500
Colorado 4,568,613 $502,100
Connecticut 2,875,887 $316,100
Delaware 795,090 $109,900
Florida 17,491,848 $1,922,600
Georgia 8,275,264 $909,600
Hawaii 1,137,154 $125,000
Idaho 1,431,897 $157,400
Illinois 9,868,245 $1,084,600
Indiana 5,218,979 $573,600
Iowa 2,456,703 $270,000
Kansas 2,231,518 $245,300
Kentucky 3,493,482 $384,000
Louisiana 3,541,104 $389,200
Maine 1,120,338 $123,100
Maryland 4,801,825 $527,800
Massachusetts 5,622,590 $618,000
Michigan 7,897,432 $868,000
Minnesota 4,389,823 $482,500
Mississippi 2,257,130 $248,100
Missouri 4,783,630 $525,800
Montana 869,201 $109,900
Nebraska 1,480,808 $162,800
Nevada 2,445,243 $268,800
New Hampshire 1,132,616 $124,500
New Jersey 7,244,002 $796,200
New Mexico 1,642,656 $180,500
New York 15,722,590 $1,728,100
North Carolina 8,249,659 $906,700
North Dakota 589,247 $109,900
Ohio 9,174,388 $1,008,400
Oklahoma 3,025,109 $332,500
Oregon 3,384,804 $372,000
Pennsylvania 10,290,047 $1,131,000
Rhode Island 886,783 $109,900
South Carolina 4,073,613 $447,700
South Dakota 674,947 $109,900
Tennessee 5,434,544 $597,300
Texas 22,052,508 $2,423,800
Utah 2,390,732 $262,800
Vermont 528,594 $109,900
Virginia 6,757,448 $742,700
Washington 6,062,570 $666,400
West Virginia 1,423,928 $156,500
Wisconsin 4,621,152 $507,900
Wyoming 446,379 $109,900

Authority to make coordinated party expenditures on behalf of House, Senate and presidential nominees

Type of party committee Authority
National party committee May make expenditures on behalf of Senate, House and Presidential nominees. May authorize other party committees to make expenditures against its own spending limits. (The authorizing committee must provide prior authorization specifying the amount the committee may spend.) Shares limits with national congressional and senatorial campaign committees.
State party committee May make expenditures on behalf of Senate and House nominees seeking election in the committee’s state. May authorize other party committees to make expenditures against its own spending limits. May be authorized by national committee to make expenditures on behalf of presidential nominee that count against the national committee's limit. (The authorizing committee must provide prior authorization specifying the amount the committee may spend.)
Local party committee May be authorized by national or state party committee to make expenditures against its limits. (The authorizing committee must provide prior authorization specifying the amount the committee may spend.)

Archive of past years' coordinated party expenditure limits

Select the year to access the coordinated party expenditure limits that applied during that year.