FEC Summarizes Campaign Activity of the First 12 Months of the 2013-2014 Election Cycle

by - June 03, 2014

Congressional candidates running in the 2013-2014 election cycle received $610.5 million and disbursed $320.7 million in the first 12 months of the cycle, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission that cover activity from January 1 through December 31, 2013. During this period, political parties received $440.6 million and disbursed $356.4 million, and political action committees (PACs) received $857.1 million and disbursed $719.3 million. Filings submitted to the Commission in this 12-month period indicated that disbursements for independent expenditures totaled $26.1 million in connection with congressional elections in 2013 and 2014. Activity from Jan. 1, 2013 through Dec. 31, 2013 (figures in millions) Filers Receipts Disbursements 2014 Congressional Candidates $610.5 $320.7 Party Committees $440.6 $356.4 PACs $857.1 $719.3   Communications Filings Total Independent Expenditures $26.1 Electioneering Communications $0.0 This release summarizes campaign activity in the 2013-2014 election cycle. (Presidential activity is not included in the analysis until two years before the presidential general election.) Supporting data tables are linked at the end of each summary section below.

Source: 12Mth_Campaign_Activity

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