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Chairman:Abraham David Niederhauser, Treasurer
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Endorse Liberty is a Super PAC and "an alliance of entrepreneurs, inventors and creators who have come together to promote the cause of liberty as the founding principle that powers America."[1]

The group was founded by four businessmen in December 2011.[2] According to the group’s treasurer Abe Niederhauser, none have ties to presidential candidate Ron Paul, the predominant recipient of expenditures from the group.[2] The other three founders are Jeffrey Harmon, Ladd Christensen and Stephen Oskoui.[2]

2014 elections

As of December 31, 2012, Endorse Liberty had -$142,472.89 cash-on-hand.[3] No candidates have been supported by independent expenditures during the 2014 cycle as of December 31, 2012.[3]

2012 elections

Founded in December 2011, Endorse Liberty is the main super PAC that backed Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential election.[4] The Utah-based group, which was formed by a group of political newcomers without any previous ties to Paul, reached out to voters primarily through the Internet.[4]

Endorsed candidates

Endorse Liberty endorsed the following candidates for the 2012 election:[5]


2012 election cycle

As of April 11, 2013, the grand total Endorse Liberty had spent in the 2012 election cycle was $3,580,138: $0 for Democrats, $0 against Democrats, $3,580,138 for Republicans, and $0 against Republicans. [6]

Top 10 largest Endorse Liberty expenditures in 2012[6]
Candidate Party State Office Total For Against Desired Result
Ron Paul Republican Party N/A Presidential $3,420,145 $3,420,145 $0
Ted Cruz Republican Party TX Senate $123,356 $123,356 $0
Kurt Bills Republican Party MN Senate $21,608 $21,608 $0
Wes Riddle Republican Party TX House $5,041 $5,041 $0
Tony Hernandez Republican Party MN House $2,752 $2,752 $0
Chris Fields Republican Party MN House $2,285 $2,285 $0
Steve Stockman Republican Party TX House $1,898 $1,898 $0
Lee Byberg Republican Party MN House $1,196 $1,196 $0
Jessica Puente Bradshaw Republican Party TX House $1,173 $1,173 $0
David Gerson Republican Party MN House $684 $684 $0

Campaign ads

January 2012 ad "Ron v. Mitt"

February 2012 ad "Dedicated to Our Troops"

January 2012 ad about Ron Paul

January 2012 ad "What Each Iowan Should Know for the Caucus"

January 2012 ad "Fake "Mitt Romney" Endorses Ron Paul"

January 2012 ad "Ron Paul - Watch this presentation to see why so many people believe in Ron Paul"



The top 5 donors to the Endorse Liberty during the 2012 election cycle were[7]:

Top 5 Donors to Endorse Liberty, 2012[7]
Occupation/Employer Total From Individuals From Organizations
Clarium Capital Management $2,600,000 $2,600,000 $0
Smiley Media $606,859 $606,859 $0
WHDT World Television Service $163,252 $163,252 $0
Whitehall Ventures $15,495 $15,495 $0
Founders Fund $10,0001 $10,0001 $0


The top 5 industries donating to the Endorse Liberty during the 2012 election cycle were[8]:

Top 5 Donors to Endorse Liberty, 2012[8]
Industry Total From Individuals From Organizations
Securities & Investment $2,625,496 $2,625,496 $0
Computers/Internet $608,859 $608,859 $0
Oil & Gas $200,000 $200,000 $0
TV/Movies/Music $163,252 $163,252 $0
Business Services $50,000 $50,000 $0


In addition to the group's treasurer, Abe Niederhauser, the other three founders are Jeffrey Harmon, Ladd Christensen and Stephen Oskoui.[2]

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