Most Active PAC Raises $4 Million

Posted September 23, 2013 at 10:13am

A national political action committee has raised almost $43 million this year, including more than $4 million during August, while other committees and candidates were relatively low in August fundraising.

ActBlue, a Democratic-oriented PAC, collects contributions from individuals who have earmarked the funds for specific candidates or committees, is averaging $5.4 million a month in receipts this year through the end of August.

During August the PAC reported it raised $4,138,075 and disbursed $3,440,291, with $3,246,338 being forwarded to candidates and committees. The PAC had $9 million in cash on hand at the end of August.

Individual donors who gave more than $200, came from California ($738,851), New York ($399,007), Texas ($215,162), Massachusetts ($212,295), and Florida ($19,838), among others.