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}}{{tnr}}{{Super PACs}}'''Fair Share Action''' is a [[Super PAC]].  It is an arm of the organization [http://www.fairshareonline.org/ Fair Share].<ref>[http://www.fairshareonline.org/ ''Fair Share'' "Home" Accessed July 12, 2013]</ref> and "works to provide every American with a fair shot at a good job, a secure future and a strong voice in our democracy."<ref name="about">[http://www.fairshareaction.org/content/about-fair-share-action ''Fair Share Action'' "About Fair Share Action" Accessed July 12, 2013]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}{{Super PACs}}'''Fair Share Action''' is a [[Super PAC]].  It is an arm of the organization [http://www.fairshareonline.org/ Fair Share]<ref>[http://www.fairshareonline.org/ ''Fair Share'' "Home" Accessed July 12, 2013]</ref> and "works to provide every American with a fair shot at a good job, a secure future and a strong voice in our democracy."<ref name="about">[http://www.fairshareaction.org/content/about-fair-share-action ''Fair Share Action'' "About Fair Share Action" Accessed July 12, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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."<ref name="about"/>
 
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."<ref name="about"/>
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===Endorsed candidates===
 
===Endorsed candidates===
Fair Share Action endorsed the following candidates for the 2012 election<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/recips.php?cmte=C00526673&cycle=2012 ''Fair Share Action'' "Endorsed Candidates," Accessed July 12, 2013]</ref>:
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Fair Share Action endorsed the following candidates for the 2012 election:<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/recips.php?cmte=C00526673&cycle=2012 ''Fair Share Action'' "Endorsed Candidates," Accessed July 12, 2013]</ref>
 
*[[Barack Obama]]: (Presidential)
 
*[[Barack Obama]]: (Presidential)
 
*[[Jon Tester]]: ([[U.S. Senate|Sen-MT]])
 
*[[Jon Tester]]: ([[U.S. Senate|Sen-MT]])
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===Donors===
 
===Donors===
 
====Organizations====
 
====Organizations====
The top 5 donors to the Fair Share Action during the 2012 election cycle were<ref name="os2">[http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/contrib.php?cmte=C00526673&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "Top Organizations Donating to Fair Share Action, 2012," Accessed July 12, 2013]</ref>:
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The top 5 donors to the Fair Share Action during the 2012 election cycle were:<ref name="os2">[http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/contrib.php?cmte=C00526673&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "Top Organizations Donating to Fair Share Action, 2012," Accessed July 12, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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====Industries====
 
====Industries====
The top 5 industries donating to the Fair Share Action during the 2012 election cycle were<ref name="os3">[http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/indus.php?cmte=C00526673&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "Contributions to Fair Share Action Industry Breakdown, 2012," Accessed July 11, 2013]</ref>:
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The top 5 industries donating to the Fair Share Action during the 2012 election cycle were:<ref name="os3">[http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/indus.php?cmte=C00526673&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "Contributions to Fair Share Action Industry Breakdown, 2012," Accessed July 11, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Fair+ Share+Action'''"
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this organization due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Fair+Share+Action&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Fair Share Action News Feed</rss>
 
 
  
 
==Contact info==
 
==Contact info==
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Denver, CO 80212<br>
 
Denver, CO 80212<br>
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Fair+ Share+Action'''"
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this organization due to the nature of the search engine.''
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<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Fair+Share+Action&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Fair Share Action News Feed</rss>
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.fairshareaction.org/ Fair Share Action website]
 
* [http://www.fairshareaction.org/ Fair Share Action website]

Revision as of 22:57, 28 August 2013


Fair Share Action
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Chairman:Brad Martin, Treasurer
Party:Democratic
Year created:August 2012
Affiliated with:Fair Share
Website:http://www.fairshareaction.org/

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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]

Expenditures

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
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Jon Tester Democratic Party MT Senate $134,479 $134,479 $0
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Tammy Baldwin Democratic Party WI Senate $125,226 $125,226 $0
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Alfred Lawson, Jr. Democratic Party FL House $112,596 $112,596 $0
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Annie Kuster Democratic Party NH House $84,810 $84,810 $0
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Bill Nelson Democratic Party FL Senate $54,170 $54,170 $0
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Patrick Murphy Democratic Party FL House $39,177 $39,177 $0
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Richard Carmona Democratic Party AZ Senate $39,123 $39,123 $0
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Heidi Heitkamp Democratic Party ND Senate $27,564 $27,564 $0
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Kyrsten Sinema Democratic Party AZ House $27,337 $27,337 $0
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Donors

Organizations

The top 5 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

Industries

The top 5 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

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Fair+ Share+Action"

All stories may not be relevant to this organization due to the nature of the search engine.

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External links

See also

References