Search results for ‘the 2020 election’


  • Non-profit

    Patriotic Republic

    Patriotic Republic a left-of-center nonprofit funder founded in 2018 and associated with LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman. 1 It is one of two 501(c)(4) nonprofits funded by Hoffman, along with American Future Republic. Political Spending
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    Small Business for America’s Future

    Small Business for America’s Future (formerly Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform) is a left-of-center advocacy organization that promotes left-leaning federal programs and increased spending. The organization led a campaign during the federal government’s response to COVID-19 to forgive all Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $150,000 or less made by
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    Ronald Stroman

    Ron Stroman was nominated by President Joe Biden to the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service (USPS) and confirmed in May 2021.
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    Maria Peralta

    Maria Peralta is the national political director of the large, controversial Service Employees International Union (SEIU). She is also the national coordinator of the national commission on voting rights for the left-of-center Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL) and previously worked for SEIU Local 1199
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    Unite the Country Now (UCN)

    Unite the Country Now (UCN) is the nonprofit offshoot of the left wing “super” political action committee (PAC) Unite the Country. 1 Allies of President
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    Trey Grayson

    Charles Merwin “Trey” Grayson is a lawyer associated with left-of-center election administration groups and former Republican politician who previously served as Secretary of State of Kentucky. He is managing director of CivicPoint, the government relations arm of the law firm Frost Brown Todd.
  • Other Group

    Commission on Information Disorder

    The Commission on Information Disorder is a project of the Aspen Institute that was created in March 2021 to conduct a six-month study of alleged misinformation and disinformation on topics including “vaccine safety” and the 2020 presidential election. It is completely funded by the Craig Newmark Foundation.
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    Leigh Chapman

    Leigh Chapman is a left-leaning political advocate and attorney. On January 8, 2022, she became the acting Secretary of State for the state of Pennsylvania, a position that places her in charge of the state’s election administration.
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    Deliver My Vote

    Deliver My Vote is a left-of-center political advocacy nonprofit that promotes at-home voting in collaboration with other left-leaning nonprofits such as Engage Michigan, ProgressNow, the Center for Voter Information, the Voter Participation Center and VoteAmerica.
  • Other Group

    Colorado Families First (Yes on 118)

    Colorado Families First, also known as Yes on 118, was a ballot initiative campaign supporting a left-leaning statewide paid family leave payroll tax and mandate proposal titled Proposition 118 that was on the ballot in Colorado during the 2020 election. The proposal was passed with 57% of the vote,
  • Political Party/527

    Change Now Inc.

    Change Now, Inc. is a nationwide political action committee (PAC) that targets candidates who it perceives to be insufficiently supportive of left-of-center policies, particularly those related to healthcare and taxation. Change Now has received millions of dollars from grantmaking organizations such as the Sixteen Thirty Fund, which in recent
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    Jocelyn Benson

    Jocelyn Benson is a Democratic politician serving as Secretary of State of Michigan as of 2021. Benson was elected in 2018 to a four-year term and oversaw the controversial 2020 election in Michigan. Prior to the election, Secretary Benson announced that the state would mail ballots to all registered voters,
  • Labor Union

    Montana Federation of Public Employees

    The Montana Federation of Public Employees (MFPE) is a left-of-center government worker union representing teachers and other state and local government employees in Montana. The group is a result of a 2018 merger between the state teachers’ union, the Montana Educators Association-Montana Federation of Teachers, and the Montana Public Employees
  • Non-profit

    Public Interest Legal Foundation

    The Public Interest Legal Foundation is a right-of-center group founded by former U.S. Department of Justice attorney J. Christian Adams that litigates and publishes reports to raise awareness about what it considers to be threats to election integrity.
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    Movement Voter Project (MVP)

    Movement Voter Project (MVP), formally known as the All Hands on Deck Network, is a clearinghouse for Democratic donors to contribute to Democratic-aligned political groups. Run by veteran Democratic operatives, MVP directs donor money to hundreds of small-scale political groups while prioritizing key battleground states and districts. Blue Tent, a
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    States United Democracy Center

    The States United Democracy Center is a left-leaning election law organization that was founded in 2020 as the Voter Protection Program (not to be confused the Voter Protection Project, another left-leaning election advocacy organization). The organization was founded as one of many organizing coalitions and left-leaning strategy groups
  • For-profit

    Lyft

    Lyft is an American ridesharing company. With a market capitalization of $18 billion, Lyft is the second-largest ridesharing company in the world behind Uber.
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    John Eastman

    John Eastman is a retired constitutional law professor and right-of-center activist who became well known for his support for former President Donald Trump during and after the 2020 presidential election.
  • Political Party/527

    Powered by People

    Powered by People is a left-of-center political action committee (PAC) founded by Democratic politician Beto O’Rourke focused on identifying and contacting “likely Texas Democrats” and helping them register to vote. It began by calling for volunteers to go door-to-door on voting drives for Democratic Party candidates in an attempt
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    Dan Gilbert

    Dan Gilbert is an American billionaire investor and businessman. He is the founder of Quicken Loans, now called Rocket Companies, which is the largest home mortgage lending firm in the United States. He is also the majority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team. As of August 2021, Gilbert had