Club for Growth PAC

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Club for Growth PAC
Club for Growth logo.jpg
President:David McIntosh
Chairman:Jackson T. Stephens
Year created:2004
Affiliated with:Club for Growth, Club for Growth Action
Website:Official website
The Club for Growth PAC is a political action committee with a fiscally conservative agenda focused on taxation and other economic issues. It is one of the political arms of the Club for Growth. According to its website, the Club for Growth's policy goals include cutting income tax rates, repealing the estate tax, limited government and a Balanced Budget Amendment, entitlement reform, free trade, tort reform, school choice, and deregulation.[1] The Club for Growth PAC endorses and raises money for fiscally conservative candidates.

2014 elections

Endorsed candidates

The Club for Growth PAC endorsed challenger Bryan Smith (ID-02) in the Republican primary over incumbent Mike Simpson.[2]

The Club endorsed Daniel S. Sullivan in the Republican primary for Alaska's U.S. Senate seat.[3]

2012 elections

Open Secrets analyzed the success of 2012 general election cycle spending:[4]

The success rate of Club for Growth PAC's 2012 spending.

Endorsed candidates

The Club for Growth PAC endorsed a number of candidates in the 2012 elections. The candidates listed below are those that the PAC donated over $10,000 to.[5]

Targeted candidates

The Club for Growth opposed the following candidates in the 2012 elections:[5]


In the 2012 elections the Club for Growth PAC spent a grand total of $716,310: $247,272 against Democrats, $360,590 for Republicans, and $108,448 against Republicans. [5]

Top 10 largest Club for Growth PAC expenditures in 2012[5]
Candidate Party State Office Total For Against Desired Result
Richard Carmona Democratic Party AZ Senate $247,067 $0 $247,067
Tim Murphy Republican Party PA House $106,701 $0 $106,701
Jeff Flake Republican Party AZ Senate $76,074 $76,074 $0
Mark Neumann Republican Party WI Senate $63,598 $63,598 $0
Ted Cruz Republican Party TX Senate $54,138 $54,138 $0
Richard Mourdock Republican Party IN Senate $32,531 $32,531 $0
Josh Mandel Republican Party OH Senate $22,595 $22,595 $0
Tom Cotton Republican Party AR House $17,178 $17,178 $0
Steve King Republican Party IA House $17,013 $17,013 $0
Scott Keadle Republican Party NC House $11,082 $11,082 $0


As a traditional Political Action Committee, the Club for Growth PAC is not required to disclose its donors to the Federal Election Commission.

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