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American Crossroads

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American Crossroads
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President:Steven Law
Chairman:Mike Duncan
Year created:2010
Affiliated with:Crossroads GPS, Crossroads Generation
Website:Official website
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American Crossroads is a super PAC that opposes "big government and reckless spending."[1] It was founded by GOP operatives Karl Rove and Ed Gillespie.[2] It is affiliated with the Crossroads GPS 501c and the Crossroads Generation Super PAC.

2014 elections

American Crossroads has yet to spend any money in support or opposition of candidates in the 2014 elections.[3]

American Crossroads reported raising $1.85 million in the first two quarters of 2013.[4]

The group raised $5.2 million in March 2014.[5]

2012 elections

According to the Sunlight Foundation, American Crossroads spent $104,746,715 on the 2012 elections. Of those funds, 1.29 percent achieved the desired result, based on Sunlight Foundation analysis.[6] Open Secrets also analyzed the success of 2012 general election cycle spending:[7]

The success rate of American Crossroads' 2012 spending.

Endorsed candidates

American Crossroads endorsed the following candidates in the 2012 elections:[8]

Targeted candidates

American Crossroads opposed the following candidates in 2012:[8]


In the 2012 elections American Crossroads spent a grand total of $104,746,670: $15,000 for Democrats, $4,244,957 against Democrats, $3,060,031 for Republicans, and $9,264,219 against Republicans. [8]

Top 10 largest American Crossroads expenditures in 2012[8]
Candidate Party State Office Total For Against Desired Result
Barack Obama Democratic Party N/A President $84,549,495 $0 $84,549,495
Mitt Romney Republican Party N/A President $6,565,936 $6,565,936 $0
Bill Nelson Democratic Party FL Senate $4,022,605 $0 $4,022,605
Jon Tester Democratic Party MT Senate $1,846,580 $0 $1,846,580
Joe Donnelly Democratic Party IN Senate $1,386,787 $0 $1,386,787
Tommy Thompson Republican Party WI Senate $1,345,194 $1,345,194 $0
Tammy Baldwin Democratic Party WI Senate $1,319,897 $0 $1,319,897
Bob Kerrey Democratic Party NE Senate $992,170 $0 $992,170
Tim Kaine Democratic Party VA Senate $728,650 $0 $728,650
Heather Wilson Republican Party NM Senate $427,939 $427,939 $0

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The top 5 donors to American Crossroads during the 2012 election cycle were[9]:

Top 5 Donors to American Crossroads, 2012[9]
Occupation/Employer Total From Individuals From Organizations
Contran Corp $23,500,000 $20,500,000 $3,000,000
Adelson Drug Clinic $11,500,000 $11,500,000 $0
Las Vegas Sands $11,500,000 $11,500,000 $0
Perry Homes $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $0
TRT Holdings $6,000,000 $3,500,000 $2,500,000


The top 5 industries donating to American Crossroads during the 2012 election cycle were[10]:

Top 5 Donors to American Crossroads, 2012[10]
Industry Total From Individuals From Organizations
Chemical & Related Manufacturing $23,720,250 $20,720,250 $3,000,000
Securities & Investment $13,562,200 $10,162,200 $3,400,000
Health Professionals $11,653,700 $11,653,700 $0
Casinos/Gambling $11,500,000 $11,500,000 $0
Home Builders $8,600,000 $8,600,000 $0

Recent news

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