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Updates from vpap.org

Local Candidates' Disclosure Reports

VPAP has posted campaign finance reports for three cities and counties holding local elections this November. These reports, which were due Sept. 15, reflect campaign funds raised in July and August.

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

Next week, VPAP will post reports for Portsmouth City Council.

09/17/2014

New Independent Expenditures

VPAP has posted the latest independent expenditures.

  • The National Rifle Association made four independent expenditures totaling $11,874 in support of Virginia Congressional candidate Barbara Comstock. They have spent $21,789 in support of Del. Comstock so far this year, and $434K in total Virginia federal independent expenditures.

ALL INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES

09/17/2014

New Independent Expenditures

VPAP has posted the latest independent expenditures.

  • Virginia Progress PAC spent $18,742 opposing Ed Gillespie in the U.S. Senate race in Virginia. They have spent a total of just over one million dollars this year in federal independent expenditures, all in opposition of Gillespie.
  • The National Rifle Association spent $1,775 in support of Virginia Congressional candidate Barbara Comstock. They have spent $422K this year in federal independent expenditures in various races. 

ALL INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES

09/15/2014

Sept. 15 Filing Reports

Sept. 15 is the deadline for candidates running in Nov. 4 local elections to disclose their campaign finances for July and August.

The deadline is 11:59 p.m. VPAP should have information posted on its site later this week for four localities:

  • Arlington County Board
  • Portsmouth City Council
  • Suffolk City Council
  • Virginia Beach City Council

Candidates must report the name, address, employer, and occupation of any donor who gave more than $100. They are also required to itemize all expenses, regardless of amount.

09/12/2014

$10K+ Donations to PACs

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

Common Good Virginia
  • $30,000 from DGA Action
Virginia Senate Republican Caucus
  • $10,000 from Dick Black for Senate

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.

09/12/2014

Lobbyist Registrations

The nonpartisan Virginia Public Access Project has posted 65 lobbyist registrations received from the Secretary of the Commonwealth since August 20. The latest batch contained the following:

15 NEW LOBBYIST-CLIENT REGISTRATIONS

50 RENEWALS OF 2013-2014 REGISTRATIONS

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

09/11/2014

$10K+ Donations to PACs

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

Democratic Party of Virginia
  • $15,000 from the Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus
Virginia Senate Republican Caucus
  • $12,500 from Emmett Hanger for Senate
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.

09/10/2014