Gabrielle Giffords Closes Campaign Committee
Posted at 2:18 p.m. on Dec. 6, 2013
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords arriving to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in January 2013
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., has terminated her congressional campaign committee and has transferred the remaining funds to her political action committee.
Giffords resigned from Congress on January 25, 2012, to focus on her recovery from a January 2011 shooting. Starting in December 2005, her campaigns raised over $10 million. View her career financial profile.
Giffords terminated her Giffords for Congress committee yesterday and transferred $297,703 in remaining funds to her PAC, Rights and Responsibilities PAC, formerly called Gabby PAC. She started her PAC in July 2012. The PAC reported receipts of $29,108 in 2012. In 2013, the PAC reported receipts of $20,193 through 6/30, leaving $14,980 cash on hand as of 6/30.
Her super PAC, Americans for Responsible Solutions, was launched on January 8, 2013, the second anniversary after she was shot. The super PAC reported receipts of $6.6 million in the first six months of 2013, leaving $4.8 million cash on hand as of 6/30. The super PAC was created to encourage elected officials to stand up for solutions to prevent gun violence and protect responsible gun ownership.