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Democratic Governors Association Raises $13.8 Million

The Democratic Governors Association , a Section 527 political organization, reported  raising $13.8 million and spending $12.1 million, during the second quarter of 2014.  

Major donors included $1,360,000 from the NEA Advocacy Fund (DC) $900,000 from the American Federation of Teachers AFT (DC); $750,000 from AFSCME (DC);  $450,000 from the United Food Commercial Workers Intl. Union; $300,000 from SEIU IPEA (DC); $325,000 AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals (AZ); $250,000 from Pfizer Inc. (OH); $250,000  from United Healthcare Services Inc.; $250,000 from SEIU Michigan State Council (MI); $150,000 from PhRMA (DC); and $150,000 from the International Union of Painters Allied Trades (DC).  

The following donors gave $100,000 each: Wayne Jordan, developer, Jordan Real Estate (CA); Thomas Sullivan, president and CEO of Lumber Liquidators (VA); International Union of Operating Engineers EPEC (DC); Ryan Smith, Venture Capital (UT); U.A. Political Education Committee (MD); HNTB Holding (MO); Parsons Corporation (DC); CPV Smyth Generation Co. LLC (MD); and Sanofi-Aventis U.S. Inc.  

Major expenditures included $1,810,758 paid to Great American Media (DC) for media buys; $1,000,000 to Charlie Crist for Florida; $850,000 to Jobs Opportunity (DC); $775,500 to the Florida Democratic Party Non-Federal Account; $753,179 to Florida for All; $335,000 paid to Protect Colorado Values; and $250,000 to Tom Wolf for Governor (PA); among others.

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