|Type||Political action committee|
Suite 800 |
600 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Gael Fletcher (1993–1995)|
Kimberlyrenee Kahoe (1996–2000)
Arianne Duddy Massey (2000)
Christine M. Taylor (2000–2003)
Dorothy P. Posey (2004)
Lacye R. Tennille (2005–present)
KochPAC is a political action committee that is funded by employees of Koch Industries and its affiliates. It funds mainly Republican candidates for the US Congress. Greg Guest, senior director of corporate communications at Georgia-Pacific, has stated that KochPAC supports candidates "based on their support for market-based policies and economic freedom".
The Center for Responsive Politics's compilation of Federal Election Commission forms for 2012 indicated that KochPAC received $1,746,950 with donations of at least $200 from 3,096 individual donors.
2012 House of Representatives elections
The top recipient of campaign funding was Joe Walsh (R-IL) who received $12,500. Other contributions included $10,000 each to ninety-four candidates, $9500 each to two candidates, $9000 to one candidate, $8500 each to two candidates, $7500 each to 20 candidates, $7000 to one candidate, $6000 each to two candidates, $5500 to one candidate, $5000 each to fifty-nine candidates, and $3500 or less each to twenty-eight candidates.
2012 Senate elections
The top two recipients of campaign funding were Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT), who each received $15,000. Other contributions included $10,000 each to a total of twelve candidates, $7000 to one candidate, $5000 each to seven candidates, $2000 to one candidate, and $1000 to one candidate.
During the 2012 election year, KochPAC contributed $24,000 to Democrat-affiliated organizations, $802,000 to Republican-affiliated organizations, and $10,000 to other organizations. The Target State Victory Fund, which received $35,000, was the single largest recipient of these funds. Other recipients included the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee, and the National Republican Senatorial Committee, which each received $30,000, the Romney Victory, which received $25,000, as well as fifty-three organizations which received $10,000 and forty-five organizations which received $7500 or less. KochPAC also received $5000 from the Senate Conservatives Fund.
- O'Connor, Clare (2012-10-15). "Koch Brothers' 'Pro-Romney' Letter To Staff: Is Koch PAC Non-Partisan, As They Claim?". Forbes. Retrieved 2013-02-22.
- Guest, Greg (2012-10-14). "Koch Companies Response to Mike Elk Concerning Employee Communications". Georgia-Pacific. Koch Industries. Retrieved 2013-02-22.
- "KochPAC Summary". OpenSecrets.org. Center for Responsive Politics. Retrieved 2013-02-22.
- "KochPAC Contributors". OpenSecrets.org. Center for Responsive Politics. Retrieved 2013-02-22.
- "KochPAC Contributions to Federal Candidates". OpenSecrets.org. Center for Responsive Politics. Retrieved 2013-02-22.