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''Open Secrets'' also analyzed the success of 2012 general election cycle spending:<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/detail.php?cmte=C00484287&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'', "AFL-CIO Workers' Voices PAC," accessed July 8, 2013]</ref>
 
''Open Secrets'' also analyzed the success of 2012 general election cycle spending:<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/detail.php?cmte=C00484287&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'', "AFL-CIO Workers' Voices PAC," accessed July 8, 2013]</ref>
 
[[File:Independence USA PAC 2012.PNG|center|375px|thumb|The success rate of Independence USA PAC's 2012 spending.]]
 
[[File:Independence USA PAC 2012.PNG|center|375px|thumb|The success rate of Independence USA PAC's 2012 spending.]]
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===Expenditures===
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In the 2012 election cycle, the Independence PAC spent a grand total of $8,230,464.22: $5,113,575.51 for Democrats, $296,161.40 against Democrats, $2,080,927.42 for Republicans, and  $739,799.89 against Republicans.<ref>[http://reporting.sunlightfoundation.com/outside-spending-2012/committee/independence-usa-pac/C00532705/#spending ''Sunlight Foundation'' "Outside Spending 2012," Accessed July 10, 2013]</ref>
 
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Independence USA
President:Michael Bloomberg
Year created:2012
Website:http://independenceusapac.org/

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Independence USA is a Super PAC created by New York mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2012. The goal of the PAC is "to support candidates and referenda in local, state and Federal races across the country, with a focus on issues including gun laws, education policy and marriage equality. The effort will support moderates on both sides of the aisle – as well as independents –who have shown a willingness to work in a bi-partisan fashion. It will also target candidates who support– and oppose– efforts to crack down on illegal guns and reform education policy."[1]

2014 elections

According to the Sunlight Foundation, Independence USA has spent $2,237,486.63 in the 2014 election cycle as of June 30, 2013.[2]

Endorsed

As of June 30, 2013, Independence USA has spent $833,614.02 to support Democrat Robin Kelly in her bid to retain her Illinois' 2nd congressional district seat in the 2014 election cycle. The expenses include direct mailers and media buys.[2]

Targeted

As of June 30, 2013, Independence USA has spent $1,403,872.61 to oppose Democrat Deborah Halvorson's bid to represent Illinois' 2nd congressional district in the 2014 election cycle. The expenses include direct mailers and media buys.[2]

2012 elections

According to the Sunlight Foundation, Independence USA spent $8,230,464.22 in the 2012 election cycle. Of those funds, 46.09 percent achieved the desired result, based on Sunlight Foundation analysis.[3]

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

The success rate of Independence USA PAC's 2012 spending.

Expenditures

In the 2012 election cycle, the Independence PAC spent a grand total of $8,230,464.22: $5,113,575.51 for Democrats, $296,161.40 against Democrats, $2,080,927.42 for Republicans, and $739,799.89 against Republicans.[5]

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