New federal financial reports from Super PACs continue to show the use of hundreds of thousands of dollars from individuals for impacting on the 2014 elections. However, the big exception is $250,000 from an unknown source that a Super PAC has not identified.
In a new filing from a Super PAC, New Republican.org reported it had receipts of $287,291 during April, of which $285,000 was contributed on April 24th by Californian John Jordan, CEO of Jordan Winery. The Super PAC spent $258,444 in April on independent expenditures supporting Monica Wehby, R-Ore., in the Oregon U.S. Senate race. The Super PAC was initially funded with $500,000 from members of the DeVos family.
New Hampshire Priorities, a Republican-oriented Super PAC, reported it had receipts of $174,025 during the first quarter of the year, with $174,000 being contributed by Portsmouth, N.H. businessman Peter Paul, chairman and CEO of Headlands Asset Management. The PAC spent $20,372 in March supporting Daniel Innis, R-N.H., in his New Hampshire U.S. House race.
The Spirit of America, a Republican-oriented Super PAC, reported it had receipts of $100,000 during April, with all of it coming from Full story