Planned Parenthood Votes

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Planned Parenthood Votes
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President:Cecil Richard
Chairman:Alexis McGill Johnson
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Planned Parenthood Votes is the political action arm of Planned Parenthood.[1]

2014 elections

According to the Sunlight Foundation, as of May 31, 2013, the PAC had $441,999.16 on hand and had made $79,837.72 in independent expenditures during the 2014 cycle. On top of this, the organization had also made $69,483.73 in contributions.[2]

Targeted incumbents

As of July 9, 2013, the PAC had not released any 2014 targets. They have, however, supported Sen. Edward Markey, Pres. Barack Obama, Sen. Sherrod Brown and Sen. Jon Tester.[2]

On October 2, 2013, the PAC announced a one million dollar ad buy targeting Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli.[3]

2012 elections

According to the Sunlight Foundation, Planned Parenthood Votes spent $5,039,114 on the 2012 House and Senate elections. Of those funds, 98.76% achieved the desired result. The organization supported seven winning candidates of which 18.38% of funding went to and opposed seven losing candidates of which 80.39% of funding went to. The information is based on analysis by the Sunlight Foundation.[4] Open Secrets also analyzed the success of 2012 general election cycle spending:[5]

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Endorsed candidates

Planned Parenthood Votes endorsed the following candidates for the 2012 election:

Targeted candidates

Planned Parenthood Votes targeted the following candidates for the 2012 election:


Planned Parenthood Votes spent a grand total of $5,039,082 in the 2012 election. Of that money, $966,350 was spent for Democrats, $0 was against Democrats, $0 was for Republicans and $4,072,732 was used against Republicans.[6]

Top 10 largest Planned Parenthood Votes expenditures in 2012[6]
Candidate Party State Office Total For Against Desired Result
Mitt Romney Republican Party N/A President $3,460,600 $0 $3,460,000
Barack Obama Democratic Party N/A President $628,898 $628,898 $0
Denny Rehberg Republican Party MT Senate $334,621 $0 $334,621
Tammy Baldwin Democratic Party WI Senate $120,554 $120,554 $0
George Allen Republican Party VA Senate $96,322 $0 $96,322
Timothy Kaine Democratic Party VA Senate $57,306 $57,306 $0
Todd Akin Republican Party MO Senate $47,358 $0 $47,358
Josh Mandel Republican Party OH Senate $45,311 $0 $45,311
Tommy Thompson Republican Party WI Senate $40,998 $0 $40,998
Jon Tester Democratic Party MT Senate $39,176 $39,176 $0

Campaign ads

March 2013 ad about women's health in Texas

July 2012 ad about Youth Involvement

March 2011 ad about Frank Lautenberg with Planned Parenthood



The top five donors to Planned Parenthood Votes during the 2012 election cycle were:[7]

Top 5 Donors to Planned Parenthood Votes, 2012[7]
Occupation/Employer Total From Individuals From Organizations
Sol Goldman Investments $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $0
TRACE Foundation $500,000 $500,000 $0
Ischemix $250,000 $250,000 $0
JS Captital Management $250,000 $250,000 $0
Hugo Neu Corp $200,000 $200,000 $0


The top five industries donating to Planned Parenthood Votes during the 2012 election cycle were:[8]

Top 5 Donors to Planned Parenthood Votes, 2012[9]
Industry Total From Individuals From Organizations
Securities & Investment $1,240,000 $1,240,000 $0
Retired $982,850 $982,850 $0
Non-Profit Institutions $905,000 $905,000 $0
Printing and Publishing $625,250 $625,250 $0
Abortion Policy/Pro-Abortion Rights $439,031 $368,000 $71,031

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