Fair Share Action

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Fair Share Action
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Chairman:Brad Martin, Treasurer
Year created:August 2012
Affiliated with:Fair Share
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Fair Share Action is a Super PAC. It is an arm of the organization Fair Share[1] and "works to provide every American with a fair shot at a good job, a secure future and a strong voice in our democracy."[2]

It uses a "combination of grassroots organizing and communications to help elect candidates who will work for a fair economy and to defeat politicians who place extreme ideology or corporate profits ahead of ordinary people, and tactics that promote democracy and educate the public about issues that affect their lives every day."[2]

2014 elections

As of December 31, 2012, Fair Share Action had $1,827,841.65 cash-on-hand.[3] No candidates have been supported by independent expenditures during the 2014 cycle as of December 31, 2012.[3]

2012 elections

According to the Sunlight Foundation, Fair Share Action spent $2,924,650 on the 2012 elections.[4] Of those funds, 94.4 percent achieved the desired result. Open Secrets also analyzed the success of 2012 general election cycle spending.[5]

During the 2012 election cycle, Fair Share Action was focused on get-out-the-vote efforts in Colorado, Florida and New Hampshire.[6]

The success rate of Fair Share Action's 2012 spending.

Endorsed candidates

Fair Share Action endorsed the following candidates for the 2012 election:[7]


2012 election cycle

As of April 11, 2013, the grand total Fair Share Action had spent in the 2012 election was cycle was $2,924,617: $2,924,617 for Democrats, $0 against Democrats, $0 for Republicans, and $0 against Republicans.[8]

Top 10 largest Fair Share Action expenditures in 2012[8]
Candidate Party State Office Total For Against Desired Result
Barack Obama Democratic Party N/A Presidential $2,235,688 $2,235,688 $0
Jon Tester Democratic Party MT Senate $134,479 $134,479 $0
Tammy Baldwin Democratic Party WI Senate $125,226 $125,226 $0
Alfred Lawson, Jr. Democratic Party FL House $112,596 $112,596 $0
Annie Kuster Democratic Party NH House $84,810 $84,810 $0
Bill Nelson Democratic Party FL Senate $54,170 $54,170 $0
Patrick Murphy Democratic Party FL House $39,177 $39,177 $0
Richard Carmona Democratic Party AZ Senate $39,123 $39,123 $0
Heidi Heitkamp Democratic Party ND Senate $27,564 $27,564 $0
Kyrsten Sinema Democratic Party AZ House $27,337 $27,337 $0



The top five donors to the Fair Share Action during the 2012 election cycle were:[9]

Top 5 Donors to Fair Share Action, 2012[9]
Occupation/Employer Total From Individuals From Organizations
Environment America $3,275,503 $0 $3,275,503
$598,039 $0 $598,039
PennEnvironment Inc $230,610 $0 $230,610
Gill Action Fund $218,000 $0 $218,000
Environmental Action $200,000 $0 $200,000


The top five industries donating to the Fair Share Action during the 2012 election cycle were:[10]

Top 5 Donors to Fair Share Action, 2012[10]
Industry Total From Individuals From Organizations
Environment $4,013,530 $0 $$4,013,530
Democratic/Liberal $644,827 $0 $644,827
Retired $450,000 $450,000 $0
Non-Profit Institutions $218,000 $0 $218,000
Public Sector Unions $$100,000 $0 $100,000

Contact info

Fair Share Action
3845 Tennyson St #150
Denver, CO 80212

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