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Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

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Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Party:Democratic
Website:Official website
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is a national political organization. It supports campaigns of Democratic candidates for the U.S. House.[1]


2012 elections

As of July 14, the DCCC had raised $96,754,717 and spent $70,064,229, leaving $27,496,113 cash on hand.[2] Aas of October 2012, the DCCC had raised $53.3 million from small donations during the election cycle -- which was $15 million more than during the entire 2010 election.[3]

October

In October 2012, the DCCC reported that it had raised $35.1 million in the final quarter of the 2012 congressional campaign. It was reported as the biggest quarter in DCCC history.[4]

July

Independent expenditures

As of July 14, the DCCC had spent $3.5 million on independent expenditures in 77 races, supporting Democratic candidates or opposing Republican ones.[5]

NRCC's Top 10 Independent Expenditures
Recipient State Total Spent In Support of Dems Spent in Opposition to Dems Spent In Support of Repubs Spent in Opposition to Repubs
Suzanne Bonamici (D) Oregon $660,160 $660,160 $0 $0 $0
Rob Cornilles (R) Oregon $659,240 $0 $0 $0 $659,240
Jesse Kelly (R) Arizona $528,265 $0 $0 $0 $528,265
David Weprin (D) New York $268,930 $268,930 $0 $0 $0
Bob Turner (R) New York $257,123 $0 $0 $0 $257,123
Jane Corwin (R) New York $133,374 $0 $0 $0 $133,374
Jack Davis (R) New York $133,374 $0 $0 $0 $133,374
Julia Brownley (D) California $67,199 $67,199 $0 $0 $0
Kathy Hochul (D) New York $63,736 $67,042 -$3,306 $0 $0
Rick Berg (R) North Dakota $35,594 $0 $0 $0 $35,594

Donors

The top 5 donors to the DCCC as of June 4, 2012 are as follows.[6]

Donor Total
Nancy Pelosi for Congress $770,255
Hoyer for Congress $720,000
Becerra for Congress $450,000
Larson for Congress $330,000
Allyson Schwartz for Congress $300,000

Industries

The top 5 industries donating to the DCCC as of June 4, 2012 are as follows.[7]

Industry Total
Candidate Committees $10,983,638.00
Retired $5,613,743.00
Lawyers/Law Firms $3,518,765.00
Securities & Investment $2,609,785.00
Real Estate $1,488,485.00

Leadership

2012 DCCC Leadership[8]
Member Position
Rep. Steve Israel Chairman
Rep. Allyson Schwartz Recruiting and Candidate Services Chair
Rep. Jim Himes Frontline Program Chair
Rep. Donna Edwards Red to Blue Program Chair
Rep. Jared Polis Red to Blue Program Chair
Rep. Karen Bass Women LEAD Co-Chair
Rep. Jackie Speier Women LEAD Co-Chair
Rep. Joseph Crowley DCCC National Finance Chair

Recent news

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