NEA Advocacy Fund

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NEA Advocacy Fund
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The NEA Advocacy Fund is a Super PAC. It was launched by the National Education Association (NEA) in 2010.[1]

The Super PAC has no website, so information on the organization's mission and leadership is limited. Records show that the NEA union is the primary donor to the Super PAC.[2]

2014 elections

No independent expenditures have been made for or against candidates in the 2014 election cycle as of July 16, 2013.[3]

2012 elections

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

The success rate of NEA Advocacy Fund's 2012 spending.


In the 2012 election cycle, the NEA Advocacy Fund spent a grand total of $1,001,135: $105,798 for Democrats, $0 against Democrats, $0 for Republicans, and $895,337 against Republicans. [5]

Top 5 largest NEA Advocacy Fund expenditures in 2012[5]
Candidate Party State Office Total For Against Desired Result
Richard Tisei Republican Party MA House $500,000 $0 $500,000
George Allen Republican Party VA Senate $172,666 $0 $172,666
Jeff Flake Republican Party AZ Senate $116,873 $10 $116,873
Tammy Baldwin Democratic Party WI Senate $105,798 $105,798 $0
Tommy Thompson Republican Party WI Senate $105,798 $0 $105,798



The only contributor to give more than $200 was the NEA union, which gave $9,279,150 to the Advocacy Fund.[6]


The only industry that contributed was the labor industry, which gave $9,279,150 to the Advocacy Fund.[7]

2010 elections

In the 2010 election cycle, the NEA Advocacy Fund spent $4.2 million, all but $1,000 of which was spent opposing Republican candidates.[8]

Targeted candidates

In 2010, the NEA Advocacy Fund spent $4,199,000 opposing Republican candidates.[8]

Candidate Party State Chamber Spending Election Result
Ken Buck Ends.png Republican Colorado United States Senate $1,897,000 Buck lost
Dino Rossi Ends.png Republican Washington United States Senate $1,402,000 Rossi lost
Pat Toomey Ends.png Republican Pennsylvania United States Senate $500,000 Toomey won
Rand Paul Ends.png Republican Kentucky United States Senate $400,000 Paul won

Supported candidates

In 2010, the NEA Advocacy Fund spent $1,000 supporting Senator Patty Murray (D-WA).[8]

Recent news

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