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$10K+ Donations to PACs

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

Common Good Virginia
  • $25,000 from Genentech
  • $25,000 from Cheniere Energy Shared Services
Catalist Virginia
  • $20,000 from Catalist, LLC
House Democratic Caucus
  • $10,000 from Commonwealth Victory Fund

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.

08/21/2014

New Lobbyist Registrations

The nonpartisan Virginia Public Access Project has posted 68 lobbyist registrations received from the Secretary of the Commonwealth since August 1. The latest batch contained the following:

12 NEW LOBBYIST-CLIENT REGISTRATIONS

56 RENEWALS OF 2013-2014 REGISTRATIONS

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

08/20/2014

Turnout in Special Elections

Turnout yesterday varied greatly in three legislative special elections.

Senate District 38 (Chafin vs. Hymes): 25.6% of active voters
  • Turnout was the highest of the seven General Assembly special elections this year.
House District 48 (Sullivan vs. Foster): 17.3% of active voters
  • Turnout was similar to other 2014 special elections.
House District 90 (Lindsey vs. Calabrese): 5.37% of active voters
  • Turnout in the 90th District was by far the lowest in a special election this year.
For some context, here is the turnout ranking of all legislative special elections so far this year:These turnout numbers were calculated based on the State Board of Elections 2014 registration statistics and election results.

08/20/2014

New 2015 Bills Posted

VPAP has posted four bills and resolutions that LIS has made available since Aug. 14.

Bills Available 08/19/2014

Bills by Topic

There have now been five proposals to repeal Virginia's Constitutional Amendment defining marriage as a union between one man and one woman.
Leading up to the General Assembly session, VPAP will post new bills as they become available for download from the Division of Legislative Automated Systems.

08/19/2014

Last-Minute Money in Special Elections

VPAP has posted several large, pre-election donations reported by candidates in today's special elections. The information was made available by the State Board of Elections at midnight last night.


TUNE INTO VPAP.ORG TONIGHT FOR REAL-TIME ELECTION RETURNS.

Senate District 38

Southwest Virginia district stretches from Radford to Big Stone Gap. MAP

Democrat Mike Hymes:

  • $228,652 from Democratic Party of Virginia (In-Kind: Mail/Staff Salary)
  • $1,000 from Thomas M. Giffen (Bluefield)

Republican Ben Chafin:

  • $20,000 from Virginia Senate Republican Caucus (In-Kind: Media Production)
  • $14,725 from  Virginia Senate Republican Caucus (In-Kind: Field Staff Support)
  • $  4,422 from NFIB (In-Kind: Media Placement)
  • $  4,200 from  Virginia Senate Republican Caucus
  • $  2,500 from GOPAC
  • $  1,000 from Minchew for Delegate
House District 48

A stretch of Arlington and Fairfax County inside the Capital Beltway. MAP

Republican Dave Foster:

  • $1,000 from Lee Ware for Delegate

08/19/2014

$10K+ Donations to PACs

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

Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

  • $10,000 from Ryan McDougle for Senate
Common Good Virginia
  • $12,500 from John Wynne
Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee
  • $15,000 from Delta Airlines

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.

08/18/2014

Last Minute Money in Special Elections

VPAP has posted several large, pre-election donations reported by candidates in Tuesday's special elections. The information was made available by the State Board of Elections this morning.


TUNE INTO VPAP.ORG TOMORROW NIGHT FOR REAL-TIME ELECTION RETURNS.

Senate District 38

Southwest Virginia district stretches from Radford to Big Stone Gap. MAP

Democrat Mike Hymes:

  • $2,500 from Stronger Together PAC
  • $1,796 from AFSCME (in-kind donation for GOTV robocalls)
  • $1,000 from Richard S. Reynolds III
  • $1,000 from the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers

Republican Ben Chafin:

  • $2,000 from the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • $1,500 from American Healthcare LLC
  • $1,000 from Bristol Pediatric Dentistry PLLC
  • $1,000 from Todd Gilbert for Delegate
House District 48

A stretch of Arlington and Fairfax County inside the Capital Beltway. MAP

Democrat Rip Sullivan:

  • $1,000 from Jane L. Gardiner
House District 90

Portions of Norfolk and Virginia Beach. MAP

Democrat Joe Lindsey

  • $11,000 from the Democratic Party of Virginia (in-kind donation for Direct Mail)

08/18/2014