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The House Majority PAC is a Super-PAC with the goal to "help win back the House Majority for Democrats.".[1] The organization is a successor to a parent group, the America's Families First Action Fund. "[1]

The mission of the organization listed on its official Facebook page reads:[2]

"House Majority PAC's mission is to help Democrats regain and hold U.S. House seats by competing with the outside groups on the Right and working with progressive allies."[2]

2014 elections

House Majority PAC had $1,056,405.29 cash-on-hand as of May 27, 2013.[3]

Targeted incumbents

House Majority PAC announced the following candidates as targets in the 2014 elections[4]:

2013 elections

House Majority PAC spent a significant amount, more than $440,000, to boost Elizabeth Colbert-Busch’s unsuccessful bid for a House seat in South Carolina in the special election against former Gov. Mark Sanford (R).[5]

2012 elections

According to the Sunlight Foundation, the House Majority PAC spent $30,752,440 on the 2012 elections. Of those funds, 70.66 percent achieved the desired result, based on Sunlight Foundation analysis.[6] Open Secrets also analyzed the success of 2012 general election cycle spending:[7]

The success rate of House Majority PAC's 2012 spending.


As of May 23, 2012, House Majority PAC had raised $5,890,789 and spent $3,967,110; of that spending, $3,085,204 was in independent expenditures.[8]

The PAC announced on July 10 that its second-quarter 2012 receipts totaled $4.3 million.[9]

In October 2012, the PAC announced $8.4 million of ads in nine states targeted Republican candidates. The nine states are Arizona, Indiana, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Virginia, Ohio, Connecticut, and Nevada.[10]

Targeted incumbents

According to Open Secrets.org, the House Majority PAC has spent a grand total of $1,798,141 as of April 10, 2012 on the U.S. House elections. All of the spending has been against Republican candidates.[11]
Details of that spending can be seen in the chart below.

Name State Status Total Spent
Charles Bass New Hampshire Incumbent $68,831
Ann Marie Buerkle New York Incumbent $6,694
Francisco Canseco Texas Incumbent $7,775
Robert Cornilles Oregon Challenger $297,662
Jane Corwin New York Challenger $373,566
Chip Cravaack Minnesota Incumbent $92,472
Rick Crawford Arkansas Incumbent $14,941
Sean Duffy Wisconsin Incumbent $83,187
Blake Farenthold Texas Incumbent $7,022
Paul Gosar Arizona Incumbent $8,936
Tim Griffin Arkansas Incumbent $61,861
Joe Heck Nevada Incumbent $43,848
Bill Johnson Ohio Incumbent $24,980
Steven King Iowa Incumbent $9,234
Tom Latham Iowa Incumbent $394,744
Dan Lungren California Incumbent $77,577
Bobby Schilling Illinois Incumbent $10,135
Scott Tipton Colorado Incumbent $30,459
Bob Turner New York Incumbent $163,412
Allen West Florida Incumbent $20,805


House Majority PAC spent a grand total of $30,470,122 in the 2012 election. Of that money, $845,144 was spent for Democrats, $0 was against Democrats, $0 was for Republicans, and $29,624,978 was used against Republicans. [12]

Top 10 largest House Majority PAC expenditures in 2012[12]
Candidate Party State Office Total For Against Desired Result
Allen West Republican Party FL House $2,375,691 $0 $2,375,691
Chip Cravaack Republican Party MN House $1,468,799 $0 $1,468,799
Jim Renacci Republican Party OH House $1,381,404 $0 $1,381,404
Nan Hayworth Republican Party NY House $1,045,850 $0 $1,045,850
Robert Dold Republican Party IL House $1,028,241 $0 $1,028,241
Judy Biggert Republican Party IL House $1,021,827 $0 $1,021,827
Mike Coffman Republican Party CO House $962,494 $0 $962,494
Brian Bilbray Republican Party CA House $906,196 $0 $906,196
Randy Altschuler Republican Party NY House $861,810 $0 $861,810
Steven King Republican Party IA House $768,418 $0 $768,418

Campaign ads

January 2012 ad about Tom Latham

January 2012 ad about Rob Cornilles

October 2011 ad about Bill Johnson



The top 5 donors to the House Majority PAC during the 2012 election cycle were[13]:

Top 5 Donors to House Majority PAC, 2012[13]
Occupation/Employer Total From Individuals From Organizations
Newsweb Corp $4,250,000 $4,250,000 $0
Euclidean Capital $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $0
Carpenters & Joiners Union $1,225,000 $0 $1,225,000
Laborers Union $1,167,000 $0 $1,167,000
Paloma Partners $1,150,000 $1,150,000 $0


The top 5 industries donating to the House Majority PAC during the 2012 election cycle were[14]:

Top 5 Donors to House Majority PAC, 2012[14]
Industry Total From Individuals From Organizations
Printing & Publishing $4,807,750 $4,807,750 $0
Building Trade Unions $3,452,500 $0 $3,452,500
Public Sector Unions $2,829,000 $0 $2,829,000
Securities & Investment $2,595,200 $2,550,200 $45,000
Lawyers/Law Firms $2,541,950 $1,921,450 $620,500

Billionaire investor George Soros donated $75,000 to the PAC in 2010.[15]

Recent news

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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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