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Lobbyist Registrations

The nonpartisan Virginia Public Access Project has posted 45 lobbyist registrations received from the Secretary of the Commonwealth since October 8. The latest batch contained the following:

31 NEW LOBBYIST-CLIENT REGISTRATIONS

14 RENEWALS OF 2013-2014 REGISTRATIONS

VPAP will continue to provide updates as the SOC makes the information available.

10/24/2014

New Independent Expenditures

VPAP has posted the federal independent expenditures in Virginia's Senate and House races filed since Wednesday.

Senate

Supporting Gillespie/Opposing Warner - $97,257

Growth PAC
  • $97,257 supporting Ed Gillespie

10th District

Supporting Comstock/Opposing Foust - $21,268

Congressional Leadership Fund

  • $21,268 opposing John Foust

Supporting Foust/Opposing Comstock- $15,143

American Congress of OB-GYNs PAC

  • $9,977 supporting John Foust
Casa in Action
  • $4,487 supporting John Foust
House Majority PAC
  • $679 opposing Barbara Comstock

ALL INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES

Independent expenditures advocate for the election or defeat of a specific candidate (most prominently via TV advertisements) without coordinating with any campaign. Not all groups that make these expenditures are required to disclose their donors.

10/24/2014

New Independent Expenditures

VPAP has posted the federal independent expenditures in Virginia's Senate and House races filed since Monday.

Senate

Supporting Gillespie/Opposing Warner - $91,828

Growth PAC
  • $85,857 supporting Ed Gillespie
The Middle Resolution
  • $2,000 opposing Mark Warner
National Rifle Association
  • $2,495 supporting Ed Gillespie
National Right to Life PAC
  • $1,476 supporting Ed Gillespie

Supporting Warner/Opposing Gillespie - $50,290

American College of Radiology
  • $50,290 supporting Mark Warner

10th District

Supporting Comstock/Opposing Foust - $186,352

National Rifle Association

  • $9,984 supporting Barbara Comstock

National Republican Congressional Committee

  • $176,368 supporting Barbara Comstock/opposing John Foust

Supporting Foust/Opposing Comstock- $264,875

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

  • $255,073 opposing Barbara Comstock

American Congress of OB-GYNs PAC

  • $9,802 supporting John Foust

ALL INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES

10/22/2014

$10K+ Donations to PACs

Here are large donations that PACs recently reported to the State Board of Elections:

Common Good Virginia
  • $10,000 from Anthem
  • $10,000 from DLA Piper
Mid-Atlantic Laborers' Political Education Fund
  • $15,934 from Laborers Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Coalition
VIEW ALL RECENT LARGE DONATIONS TO PACS

State law requires non-candidate political committees to report any single donation of $10,000 or more within three business days.

10/22/2014

Local Candidate Disclosures

VPAP has posted campaign finance reports for three cities/counties holding local elections this November. These reports, which were due Oct. 15, update totals raised through Sept. 30.

This integrated data allows a number of sorts, including:

  • Sorting a committee's donors by occupation
  • Viewing a committee's donors by locality and ZIP code
  • Seeing each contributor's complete donor history back to 1997

Arlington County Board

Suffolk City Council

Virginia Beach City Council

Later this week, VPAP will post reports for Portsmouth City Council.

10/20/2014

New Independent Expenditures

VPAP has posted the latest federal independent expenditures in Virginia's Senate and House races.

Senate

Supporting Gillespie/Opposing Warner - $5,790

National Rifle Association
  • $2,672 supporting Ed Gillespie
National Right to Life Committee
  • $3,118 supporting Ed Gillespie

10th District

Supporting Comstock/Opposing Foust - $25,641

Congressional Leadership Fund

  • $9,663 opposing John Foust

National Rifle Association

  • $12,860 opposing John Foust

National Right to Life Committee

  • $3,118 supporting Barbara Comstock

7th District

Supporting Brat/Opposing Trammell - $22,381

Senate Conservatives Fund

  • $22,381 supporting Dave Brat

ALL INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES

10/20/2014

New Independent Expenditures

This week, over $2.3 million in independent expenditures were reported in the 10th Congressional District. Additionally, over $200,000 was spent supporting Rep. Scott Rigell, the first independent expenditure in the 2nd district this year.

10th District

Supporting Comstock/Opposing Foust - $1,579,985

Congressional Leadership Fund

  • $966,577 opposing John Foust

National Republican Congressional Committee

  • $612,514 supporting Barbara Comstock/opposing John Foust

National Rifle Association

  • $894 opposing John Foust

Supporting Foust/Opposing Comstock - $790,146

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

  • $2,000 opposing Barbara Comstock

House Majority PAC

  • $788,146 opposing Barbara Comstock

2nd District

American Hospital Association PAC

  • $207,569 supporting Scott Rigell

ALL INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES

10/17/2014