Press release

Press Call: New Campaign Finance Numbers Detail Newest Data on Enormous Super PAC Coffers

WASHINGTON – Unlimited outside spending fueled by a small number of wealthy donors is poised to have an outsized impact on the 2012 elections, according to the latest campaign filings.  

This Thursday August 2nd at 11am, national public policy organizations Demos and U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) will hold a press call to announce the major findings from the new report “Million-Dollar Megaphones: Super PACs and Unlimited Outside Spending in the 2012 Elections.” 

This is a new analysis of Federal Election Commission (FEC) data and secondary sources on outside spending and Super PAC fundraising for the first two quarters of the 2012 election cycle.

Major findings in the report will include:

--The latest staggering figures on the total spending by outside organizations.

--The percentage of “secret money” in campaign donations that cannot be traced back to an original source.

-- The percentage of Presidential ad buys coming from dark money groups.

WHAT: Press call on new report analyzing 2012 FEC data on Super PACs and outside spending, “Million-Dollar Megaphones”

WHEN: 11am Thursday August 2nd

HOW: (888) 491-8283 Conference ID # 16902654

RSVP: Please email Anna Pycior at [email protected] to confirm your participation in the press call.