Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies (Crossroads GPS) is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit corporation, founded in June 2010, that works with American Crossroads, a 527 organization (SuperPAC). Both groups are connected with Karl Rove and Ed Gillespie. As a 501(c)(4) organization, it must disclose its spending but not its donors. Crossroads GPS states that its goal is to address the practical issues that affect our country and our lives. These issues include "a broadly prosperous economy, better opportunities for our kids, retirement security and high-quality, affordable health care."
Crossroads GPS has yet to spend any money in support or opposition of candidates in the 2014 elections.
Crossroads GPS reported raising $1.45 million in the first two quarters of 2013.
According to the Sunlight Foundation, Crossroads GPS spent $70,586,641 on the 2012 elections. Of those funds, 14.43 percent achieved the desired result, based on Sunlight Foundation analysis.Open Secrets also analyzed the success of 2012 general election cycle spending:
The success rate of Crossroads GPS 2012 spending.
Crossroads GPS endorsed the following candidates in the 2012 elections:
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