Political Party/527

Georgia Victory 2020

Formation:

2020

Type:

Democratic PAC

Georgia Victory 2020 is a Democratic Party-aligned PAC which funded the successful Congressional campaigns of U.S. Representative-elect Carolyn Bourdeaux (D-GA) and U.S. Representative Lucy McBath (D-GA) and the U.S. Senatorial campaigns of Jon Ossoff (D) and Raphael Warnock (D). The Senate races will be decided by a runoff election held on January 5, 2021.

Funding

As of October 14, 2020, Georgia Victory 2020 has raised $460,127, and has almost $45,000 in cash on hand. [1] Almost half of the funds ($210,015) came from donors in New York, and only $70,290 came from donors Georgia. Another $61,715 came from donors in California. [2]

Political Contributions

As of October 14, Georgia Victory Fund has spent $415,129 on political campaign contributions. [3]

The largest recipient so far is Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Raphael Warnock, whose campaign has received $101,495 for his race against incumbent U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) in a special election. [4] Governor Brian Kemp (R-GA) appointed Sen. Loeffler after the resignation of former U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) due to health concerns. For the 2020 special election, there was no primary, and in the open election on November 3, Warnock received 32.9% of the vote to Sen. Loeffler’s 25.9%. Since no candidate received more than 50% of the vote, the election will go to a runoff between Warnock and Sen. Loeffler on January 5, 2021. [5]

Georgia Victory Fund has contributed $91,875[6] to Jon Ossoff, a Democrat who is running for U.S. Senate in a special election against incumbent U.S. Senator David Perdue (R—GA). In the general election, Sen. Perdue received 49.7% of the votes to Ossoff’s 48%. With no candidate getting more than 50% of the vote, the election will be determined in a runoff between Sen. Perdue and Ossoff on January 5, 2021. [7]

Georgia Victory Fund contributed $96,440[8] to the campaign of Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District. Bordeaux defeated Republican Rich McCormick with 51.37% of the vote. [9]

Georgia Victory Fund contributed $94,315[10] to the campaign of Democrat Lucy McBath for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. Bath defeated Republican challenger Karen Handel with 54.2% of the vote. [11]

Georgia Victory Fund also gave $14,362 to Act Blue, a PAC which acts as a clearinghouse for Democratic campaign contributions. [12]

References

  1. “Georgia Victory 2020.” Open Secrets. Accessed November 19, 2020. https://www.opensecrets.org/jfc/summary.php?id=C00749325&cycle=2020. ^
  2. “Georgia Victory 2020: Geography.” Open Secrets. Accessed November 19, 2020. https://www.opensecrets.org/jfc/geography.php?id=C00749325&cycle=2020. ^
  3. “Georgia Victory 2020.” Open Secrets. Accessed November 19, 2020. https://www.opensecrets.org/jfc/summary.php?id=C00749325&cycle=2020. ^
  4. “Georgia Victory 2020.” Open Secrets. Accessed November 19, 2020. https://www.opensecrets.org/jfc/summary.php?id=C00749325&cycle=2020. ^
  5. Fandos, Nicholas. “Democrat Warnock Leads Loeffler as Georgia Senate Race Heads to Runoff.” New York Times. November 3, 2020. Accessed November 19, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/03/us/politics/georgia-warnock-loeffler.html. ^
  6. “Georgia Victory 2020.” Open Secrets. Accessed November 19, 2020. https://www.opensecrets.org/jfc/summary.php?id=C00749325&cycle=2020. ^
  7. Moore, Elena; Grisales, Claudia. “Georgia Senate Race Between David Purdue and Jon Ossoff Heads To A Runoff.” NPR. November 6, 2020. Accessed November 19, 2020. https://www.npr.org/2020/11/06/931720639/georgia-senate-race-between-david-perdue-and-jon-ossoff-edges-closer-to-a-runoff. ^
  8. “Georgia Victory 2020.” Open Secrets. Accessed November 19, 2020. https://www.opensecrets.org/jfc/summary.php?id=C00749325&cycle=2020. ^
  9. Millhiser, Ian. “Democrats capture Georgia US House seat held by Republicans since 1995.” Vox. November 7, 2020. Accessed November 19, 2020. https://www.vox.com/2020/11/7/21530980/house-results-georgia-7th-carolyn-bordeaux-winner. ^
  10. “Georgia Victory 2020.” Open Secrets. Accessed November 19, 2020. https://www.opensecrets.org/jfc/summary.php?id=C00749325&cycle=2020. ^
  11. Hubler, Shawn. “Lucy McBath Wins Georgia Rematch, Holding House Seat for Democrats.” New York Times. November 4, 2020. Accessed November 19, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/04/us/politics/georgia-lucy-mcbath.html. ^
  12. “Georgia Victory 2020: Expenditures.” Open Secrets. Accessed November 19, 2020. https://www.opensecrets.org/jfc/expenditures.php?id=C00749325&cycle=2020. ^
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