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As of November 2013, NEA has spent $1,646,370 in the 2014 election cycle: $310,370 went to Democratic candidates, $55,500 to Republicans and the remaining $1,280,000 was soft money given to political organizations.<ref name=os>[http://www.opensecrets.org/orgs/totals.php?id=D000000064&cycle=2012 ''OpenSecrets.org,'' "National Education Assn Totals," accessed November 26, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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National Education Association
National Education Association logo.jpg
President:Dennis Van Roekel
Vice-president:Lily Eskelsen Garcia
Year created:1857
Website:http://www.nea.org/
The National Education Association (NEA) is the voice of education professionals. The vision of the NEA is a great public school for every student. The mission statement is, "to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world."[1]

History

NEA was founded in 1857 by one hundred educators. In 1966 it merged with the American Teachers Association. Since that time, its membership has increased to over 3.2 million.[2]

Leadership

NEA is governed by a nine-member executive committee and a board of directors. The current president is Dennis Van Roekel, and the vice president is Lily Eskelsen Garcia.[3]

2014 elections

As of November 2013, NEA has spent $1,646,370 in the 2014 election cycle: $310,370 went to Democratic candidates, $55,500 to Republicans and the remaining $1,280,000 was soft money given to political organizations.[4]

2012 elections

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2010

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2002

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