ActBlue

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ActBlue
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Chairman:Matt DeBergalis
Executive Director:Erin Hill
Party:Democratic
Year created:2004
ActBlue is an organization dedicated "to democratizing power by putting powerful fundraising tools in the hands of grassroots donors across the United States."[1]

History

ActBlue began in 2004. It functions as a simple online platform for individuals to make donations to particular Democratic candidates and committees. ActBlue then "bundles and transmits" these donations to said candidates.[1]

Leadership

As of December 2013, ActBlue's Executive Director is Erin Hill. Its board is comprised of Hill, Chairman and Founder Matt DeBergalis, Founder Benjamin Rahn and Marc Laitin.[1]

2012 elections

ActBlue spent $28,677 for Democratic candidates, $4,510 to the Democratic party and $467,308 to 527 committees.

Expenditures

The following table lists the top 10 campaign donations made by ActBlue in 2012. For a full list of endorsed candidates, click here

Top 10 largest ActBlue expenditures in 2012[2]
Candidate Party State Office Total Desired Result
Sukhee Kang Democratic Party CA House $522,949
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Barack Obama Democratic Party N/A President $507,595
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Elizabeth Warren Democratic Party MA Senate $431,843
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Mary Landrieu Democratic Party LA Senate $248,604
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Tim Walz Democratic Party MN House $215,640
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Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic Party RI Senate $153,900
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Maria Cantwell Democratic Party WA Senate $140,396
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Amy Klobuchar Democratic Party MN Senate $128,574
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Bill Foster Democratic Party IL House $110,505
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Leonard Bembry Democratic Party FL House $109,925
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Recent news

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External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 ActBlue, "About," accessed December 5, 2013
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