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No independent expenditures have been made for or against candidates in the 2014 election cycle as of July 9, 2013.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/detail.php?cycle=2014&cmte=C00484287 ''Open Secrets'', "AFL-CIO Workers' Voices PAC 2014 election cycle," Accessed July 9, 2013]</ref>
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===Expenditures===
 
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In the 2012 election cycle, the Workers' Voice PAC spent a grand total of $6,331,541: $3,230,012 for Democrats, $6,466 against Democrats, $602 for Republicans, and $3,094,461 against Republicans.
 
In the 2012 election cycle, the Workers' Voice PAC spent a grand total of $6,331,541: $3,230,012 for Democrats, $6,466 against Democrats, $602 for Republicans, and $3,094,461 against Republicans.
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The top 5 donors to the Workers' Voice PAC during the 2012 election cycle were:<ref name="os2">[http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/contrib.php?cmte=C00484287&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'', "Top Organizations Donating to AFL-CIO Workers' Voice PAC, 2012," Accessed July 8, 2013]</ref>
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Revision as of 08:25, 17 April 2014



Workers' Voice
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Party:Democratic
Year created:2011
Affiliated with:AFL-CIO
Website:Official website

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Workers' Voice is a Super PAC created by the AFL-CIO focused on union organization and aiding workers and the middle class. Michael Podhorzer, the AFL-CIO's political director stated the following about the creation of the PAC, "if workers and the middle class were going to have a chance to recover their voice and their power in America, we had to adapt a new strategy."[1]

2014 elections

No independent expenditures have been made for or against candidates in the 2014 election cycle as of July 9, 2013.[2]

2012 elections

According to the Sunlight Foundation, Workers' Voice spent $6,340,554 in the 2012 general election. Of those funds, 76.02 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 AFL-CIO Workers' Voice PAC's 2012 spending.

Expenditures

In the 2012 election cycle, the Workers' Voice PAC spent a grand total of $6,331,541: $3,230,012 for Democrats, $6,466 against Democrats, $602 for Republicans, and $3,094,461 against Republicans. [5]

Top 10 largest AFL-CIO Workers' Voice PAC expenditures in 2012[5]
Candidate Party State Office Total For Against Desired Result
Mitt Romney Republican Party N/A President $1,402,002 $564 $1,401,438
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Barack Obama Democratic Party N/A President $1,398,010 $1,409,767 ($11,757)
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Josh Mandel Republican Party OH Senate $452,352 $10 $452,342
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Sherrod Brown Democratic Party OH Senate $361,791 $369,753 ($7,962)
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Bill Nelson Democratic Party FL Senate $268,388 $269,981 ($1,593)
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Charlie Wilson Democratic Party OH House $259,490 $260,171 ($681)
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Tammy Baldwin Democratic Party WI Senate $256,080 $260,278 ($4,198)
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Bill Johnson Republican Party OH House $252,795 $0 $252,795
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Tommy Thompson Republican Party WI Senate $251,788 $0 $251,788
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Connie Mack Republican Party FL House $231,191 $0 $231,186
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Donors

Organizations

The top 5 donors to the Workers' Voice PAC during the 2012 election cycle were:[6]

Top 5 Donors to AFL-CIO Workers' Voice PAC, 2012[6]
Occupation/Employer Total From Individuals From Organizations
AFL-CIO $7,763,583 $500 $7,763,083
American Fedn Of St/Cnty/Munic Employees $3,939,818 $250 $3,939,568
National Assn of Letter Carriers $2,104,242 $0 $2,104,242
United Food & Commercial Workers Union $1,695,085 $0 $1,695,085
American Federation of Teachers $1,312,366 $0 $1,312,366

Industries

The top 5 industries donating to the Workers' Voice PAC during the 2012 election cycle were[7]:

Top 5 Donors to AFL-CIO Workers' Voice PAC, 2012[7]
Industry Total From Individuals From Organizations
Misc Unions $10,800,129 $500 $10,799,629
Public Sector Unions $8,984,246 $250 $8,983,996
Building Trade Unions $1,484,825 $0 $1,484,825
Industrial Unions $1,355,122 $250 $1,354,872
Transportation Unions $328,020 $0 $328,020

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "AFL + CIO + Workers' + Voice"

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

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