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U.S. Campaign Contributions: Pro-Israel PACs

(1990 - 2018)

A Political Action Committee (PAC) is an organization that campaigns for or against particular political candidates, initiatives, or legislation. At the federal level, an organization becomes a PAC when it receives more than $1,000 according to the Federal Election Campaign Act.

 

 
2010
2012
2014
2016
2018
Total
Action PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$18,791
Allies for Israel
 
$4,250
 
 
 
$4,250
American Principles
 
$145,122
$111,800
$128,950
$110,000
$495,872
Americans for Good Government 
$38,000
$28,500
$27,000
$17,500
$14,000
$1,125,875
Americans United in Support of Democracy
$40,000
$39,700
$73,300
$66,300
$59,500
$521,000
Arizona Politically Interested Citizens
 
 
 
 
 
$84,650
Badger PAC
$150,000
$109,000
$147,363
$192,500
$155,500
$865,413
BAYPAC
$22,600
$23,450
$18,500
$2,500
 
$235,026
Because I Care PAC
$40,650
$43,500
$56,500
$49,300
$26,400
$341,560
Bi-County PAC
$95,000
$78,000
$77,500
$35,500
$126,000
$877,000
California PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$102,395
Capital PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$56,750
Chai PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$26,922
Chicagoans for Better Congress
 
 
 
 
 
$301
Chili PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$23,149
Citizens Concerned for Natl Interest
 
 
 
 
 
$354,000
Citizens Organized PAC1
$242,500
$216,000
$189,000
$165,000
$181,000
$2,474,750
CityPAC2
$52,500
$23,500
$13,500
$28,700
$29,000
$801,725
Congressional Action Cmte of Texas
 
 
 
 
 
$77,650
Connecticut Good Government PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$5,000
Delaware Valley PAC
$24,750
 
 
 
 
$469,250
Democrats for Israel Committee
$1,075
$1,600
$1,875
$650
$3,950
$10,155
Desert Caucus3
$155,000
$135,000
$130,000
$143,500
$115,400
$2,354,679
East Midwood PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$25,393
Five Towns PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$5,250
Florida Congressional Committee4
$179,450
$150,331
$104,200
$227,500
$278,700
$2,067,631
For Integrity in Govt PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$2,500
Friends of Israel5
$217,000
$180,500
$188,500
$118,500
$115,400
$1,640,600
Garden State PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$193,900
Georgia Citizens for Good Government
 
 
 
 
 
$400
Georgia Peach
$8,504
 
 
 
 
$84,504
Gold Coast PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$7,810
Grand Canyon Caucus6
$57,100
$58,500
$59,500
$69,000
$53,000
$473,950
Greater Los Angeles PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$23,650
Heartland PAC7
$86,500
$45,500
$72,000
$76,000
$65,000
$1,034,250
Hudson Valley PAC8
 
 
$14,500
$31,100
$34,701
$1,263,720
J Street PAC9strong>
$889,712
$1,426,417
$1,828,512
$3,087,077
$4,091,133
$11,718,845
Joint Action Cmte for Political Affairs10
$67,468
$242,596
$269,989
$239,745
$306,258
$3,053,102
Louisiana for American Security
$60,500
$65,500
$71,375
$69,400
$50,700
$706,775
Maryland Assn For Concerned Citizens
$165,500
$96,500
$150,450
$131,000
$102,100
$1,239,650
Massachusetts Congr Campaign Cmte
 
 
 
 
 
$16,049
Mid-Manhattan PAC11
$104,570
$36,543
$21,766
$10,000
$44,750
$806,149
MinnPAC
 
 
 
 
 
$51,500
MOPAC12
$50,450
$25,750
$8,000
$3,700
$500
$862,000
Multi-Issue PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$201,800
National Action Committee13
$365,768
$336,050
$284,189
$204,625
$214,000
$3,103,655 
National Bipartisan PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$2,850
National Jewish Democratic Council14
$2,000
$700
 
$917
 
$566,855
National PAC15
$155,000
$104,000
$107,500
$132,500
$54,200
$4,561,225
NorPAC16
$759,562
$921,871
$953,640
$1,333,974
$1,125,577
$6,478,873 
North Jersey PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$211,250
Northern Californians for Good Govt
 
 
 
 
 
$288,900
Northwest PAC
 
$5,000
$2,000
 
$1,000
$96,000
PAC of Cherry Hill, NJ
$1,000
 
$1,000
$2,000
 
$47,200
Pacific PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$10,000
Pax PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$55,000
Republican Jewish Coalition17
$209,365
$167,420
$251,400
$259,914
$501,097
$2,092,826
Roundtable PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$81,500
Sacramento Area Good Govt Assn
 
 
 
 
 
$13,500
San Diego Community PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$89,372
San Franciscans for Good Government
 
 
 
 
 
$148,500
Seph PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$13,013
Silver State PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$67,617
South Carolinians for Representive Govt
 
 
 
 
 
$14,650
South Florida Caucus
 
 
 
 
 
$10,050
St Louis PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$215
St Louisians for Better Government
$37,500
$15,000
$15,000
$15,000
 
$887,000
Stat PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$5,700
SunPAC18
$111,350
$95,550
$104,850
$77,500
$84,200
$876,200
Tennesseans For Better Government
 
 
 
 
 
$12,500
To Protect Our Heritage PAC19
$50,850
$99,700
$55,850
$101,627
$75,900
$645,779
TX PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$34,050
United PAC
$1,000
 
$6,500
$15,700
$8,325
$45,947
United Americans In Israel
 
 
 
 
 
$6,400
Virginia Congressional Committee
 
 
 
 
 
$9,922
Washington PAC
$158,000
$101,600
$67,500
$74,000
$69,500
$2,436,490
Westchester Allied PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$15,000
Women's Alliance for Israel20
 
$5,250
$750
$500
 
$1,463,450
Women's Pro-Israel National PAC
 
 
 
 
 
$598,925
World Alliance for Israel
$213,000
$96,500
$154,512
$60,000
 
$799,612
Young Jewish Leadership PAC
$1,500
 
 
$2,000
 
$101,700
Zionist Organization of America21
 
 
$750
 
$2,700
$12,350
Total
$4,814,724 
$5,124,700 
$5,640,571 
$7,173,679 
$8,099,491 
$62,709,667 

 

 

 
2000
2002
2004
2006
2008
Action PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Allies for Israel
 
 
 
 
 
American Principles
 
 
 
 
 
Americans for Good Government 
$85,600
$107,850
$89,000
$78,500
$65,575
Americans United in Support of Democracy
 
$61,700
$109,000
$62,500
$9,000
Arizona Politically Interested Citizens
 
 
 
 
 
Badger PAC
 
$6,000
$13,000
$14,000
$76,800
BAYPAC
$18,460
$10,650
$13,650
$20,435
$22,700
Because I Care PAC
 
 
$57,000
$17,500
$50,710
Bi-County PAC
$31,000
$95,500
$66,500
$61,000
$109,000
California PAC
$17,000
$19,000
$19,500
$8,500
 
Capital PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Chai PAC
$672
 
 
 
 
Chicagoans for Better Congress
 
 
 
 
 
Chili PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Citizens Concerned for Natl Interest
$48,500
 
 
 
 
Citizens Organized PAC1
$85,500
$153,750
$154,500
$180,500
$193,250
CityPAC2
$53,000
$56,000
$84,000
$99,000
$89,500
Congressional Action Cmte of Texas
 
 
 
 
 
Connecticut Good Government PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Delaware Valley PAC
$10,500
$17,500
$16,500
$26,500
$19,050
Democrats for Israel Committee
 
 
 
 
$1,005
Desert Caucus3
$151,500
$158,600
$155,500
$192,000
$185,000
East Midwood PAC
$1,000
$1,000
 
$3,093
 
Five Towns PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Florida Congressional Committee4
$79,000
$132,000
$126,000
$94,250
$164,800
For Integrity in Govt PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Friends of Israel5
$62,250
$102,000
$134,550
$195,000
$181,500
Garden State PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia Citizens for Good Government
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia Peach
$14,500
$17,250
$20,500
$8,750
$500
Gold Coast PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Grand Canyon Caucus6
$9,500
$33,000
$26,000
$38,500
$23,150
Greater Los Angeles PAC
 
$10,800
$11,100
$1,750
 
Heartland PAC7
$56,250
$74,500
$52,000
$65,500
$45,500
Hudson Valley PAC8
 
$145,000
$214,150
$86,000
$122,150
J Street PAC9strong>
 
 
 
 
$395,994
Joint Action Cmte for Political Affairs10
$257,404
$225,666
$251,029
$264,803
$172,923
Louisiana for American Security
$25,750
$45,500
$60,750
$39,500
$81,500
Maryland Assn For Concerned Citizens
$22,550
$40,500
$52,000
$60,000
$74,350
Massachusetts Congr Campaign Cmte
 
 
 
 
 
Mid-Manhattan PAC11
$16,500
$56,500
$91,620
$83,500
$101,500
MinnPAC
 
 
 
 
 
MOPAC12
$102,300
$109,000
$102,000
$25,400
$61,000
Multi-Issue PAC
 
 
 
 
 
National Action Committee13
$126,250
$155,250
$230,500
$256,500
$309,245
National Bipartisan PAC
 
 
 
 
 
National Jewish Democratic Council14
$89,456
$52,432
$41,600
$21,780
$5,900
National PAC15
$202,750
$257,000
$276,000
$191,500
$194,500
NorPAC16
$51,515
$211,005
$326,944
$295,074
$368,261
North Jersey PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Northern Californians for Good Govt
$62,000
 
 
 
 
Northwest PAC
$31,500
$11,000
$9,500
$2,000
 
PAC of Cherry Hill, NJ
$8,500
$6,000
$7,500
$4,000
$2,000
Pacific PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Pax PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Republican Jewish Coalition17
$11,000
$148,000
$154,715
$145,005
$244,910
Roundtable PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Sacramento Area Good Govt Assn
 
 
 
 
 
San Diego Community PAC
$3,872
 
 
 
 
San Franciscans for Good Government
 
 
 
 
 
Seph PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Silver State PAC
 
 
 
 
 
South Carolinians for Representive Govt
 
 
 
 
 
South Florida Caucus
 
 
 
 
 
St Louis PAC
 
 
 
 
 
St Louisians for Better Government
$62,500
$86,000
$57,500
$27,000
$50,000
Stat PAC
 
 
 
 
 
SunPAC18
 
$9,000
$107,750
$135,500
$149,000
Tennesseans For Better Government
 
$2,000
 
 
 
To Protect Our Heritage PAC19
$25,100
$27,736
$48,150
$37,094
$60,022
TX PAC
 
 
 
 
 
United PAC
 
$500
$1,750
$2,925
$9,247
United Americans In Israel
 
 
 
 
 
Virginia Congressional Committee
$4,750
$1,250
$1,700
 
 
Washington PAC
$138,000
$202,250
$226,750
$255,000
$218,000
Westchester Allied PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Women's Alliance for Israel20
$111,500
$168,600
$176,000
$283,000
 
Women's Pro-Israel National PAC
$59,475
$4,275
$4,275
 
 
World Alliance for Israel
 
 
 
 
$275,600
Young Jewish Leadership PAC
$29,500
$14,000
$7,750
$4,200
$3,200
Zionist Organization of America21
 
$1,500
$1,500
$3,500
$500
Total
$2,166,404
$3,037,064
$3,599,733
$3,390,559 
$4,136,842 

 

 

 
1990
1992
1994
1996
1998
Action PAC
 
$9,791
 
$1,500
$7,500
Allies for Israel
 
 
 
 
 
American Principles
 
 
 
 
 
Americans for Good Government 
$107,000
$166,750
$93,250
$107,000
$100,350
Americans United in Support of Democracy
 
 
 
 
 
Arizona Politically Interested Citizens
$29,750
$53,900
$1,000
 
 
Badger PAC
$1,250
 
 
 
 
BAYPAC
$10,867
$6,600
$6,052
$6,062
$52,500
Because I Care PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Bi-County PAC
$16,750
$19,750
$18,500
$25,500
$21,500
California PAC
 
 
$8,000
$19,780
$10,615
Capital PAC
$21,300
$15,750
$17,250
$2,450
 
Chai PAC
$7,250
$6,000
$13,000
 
 
Chicagoans for Better Congress
$301
 
 
 
 
Chili PAC
$5,000
$16,500
 
 
$1,649
Citizens Concerned for Natl Interest
$39,500
$75,500
$49,000
$72,500
$69,000
Citizens Organized PAC1
$196,000
$197,750
$142,500
$93,000
$84,500
CityPAC2
$70,500
$84,000
$46,525
$47,000
$25,000
Congressional Action Cmte of Texas
$40,750
$27,400
$9,500
 
 
Connecticut Good Government PAC
$3,000
$1,750
$250
 
 
Delaware Valley PAC
$163,250
$95,000
$47,500
$27,800
$20,900
Democrats for Israel Committee
 
 
 
 
 
Desert Caucus3
$170,879
$178,550
$167,000
$148,750
$168,000
East Midwood PAC
$7,850
$2,950
$3,500
$3,000
$3,000
Five Towns PAC
 
$5,250
 
 
 
Florida Congressional Committee4
$131,000
$158,250
$125,350
$59,250
$57,550
For Integrity in Govt PAC
 
$2,500
 
 
 
Friends of Israel5
 
 
 
$77,400
$68,000
Garden State PAC
$87,450
$59,950
$40,000
$6,500
 
Georgia Citizens for Good Government
 
 
 
$400
 
Georgia Peach
 
 
 
 
$14,500
Gold Coast PAC
$1,000
$3,900
$2,910
 
 
Grand Canyon Caucus6
 
 
 
 
$46,700
Greater Los Angeles PAC
 
 
 
 
 
Heartland PAC7
$74,250
$88,250
$85,500
$75,000
$72,500
Hudson Valley PAC8
$237,504
$270,965
$107,650
 
 
J Street PAC9strong>
 
 
 
 
 
Joint Action Cmte for Political Affairs10
$226,000
$211,000
$120,108
$80,645
$117,468
Louisiana for American Security
$27,300
$36,500
$16,500
$29,250
$26,750
Maryland Assn For Concerned Citizens
$90,200
$70,000
$73,000
$63,000
$48,500
Massachusetts Congr Campaign Cmte
$10,000
 
$5,500
$549
 
Mid-Manhattan PAC11
$76,500
$41,250
$59,650
$40,000
$21,500
MinnPAC
 
$33,250
$18,250
 
 
MOPAC12
$84,300
$68,300
$50,000
$80,550
$90,750
Multi-Issue PAC
$106,300
$88,750
$6,750
 
 
National Action Committee13
$108,479
$145,949
$155,800
$106,050
$105,000
National Bipartisan PAC
$2,850
 
 
 
 
National Jewish Democratic Council14
 
$1,100
$7,673
$113,379
$229,918
National PAC15
$974,500
$700,000
$224,000
$620,275
$367,500
NorPAC16
 
 
$1,450
$68,250
$61,750
North Jersey PAC
$16,750
$136,750
$57,750
 
 
Northern Californians for Good Govt
 
 
$81,500
$77,400
$68,000
Northwest PAC
 
 
 
 
$34,000
PAC of Cherry Hill, NJ
$700
$2,500
$4,550
$3,950
$3,500
Pacific PAC
$10,000
 
 
 
 
Pax PAC
 
$40,750
$14,250
 
 
Republican Jewish Coalition17
 
 
 
 
 
Roundtable PAC
$42,000
$30,000
$9,500
 
 
Sacramento Area Good Govt Assn
$9,500
$4,000
 
 
 
San Diego Community PAC
$28,500
$26,500
$16,000
$11,500
$3,000
San Franciscans for Good Government
$76,000
$72,500
 
 
 
Seph PAC
 
$13,013
 
 
 
Silver State PAC
$19,250
$29,557
$17,810
$1,000
 
South Carolinians for Representive Govt
$4,500
$10,150
 
 
 
South Florida Caucus
$4,000
$5,550
$500
 
 
St Louis PAC
 
$215
 
 
 
St Louisians for Better Government
$107,750
$140,750
$98,000
$93,000
$82,000
Stat PAC
$200
$5,000
$500
 
 
SunPAC18
 
$1,250
 
 
$250
Tennesseans For Better Government
 
$2,000
$8,500
 
 
To Protect Our Heritage PAC19
$27,391
$5,350
$6,625
$7,084
$17,300
TX PAC
$25,050
$9,000
 
 
 
United PAC
 
 
 
 
 
United Americans In Israel
$2,400
$4,000
 
 
 
Virginia Congressional Committee
$836
$850
$236
$200
$100
Washington PAC
$275,375
$210,020
$155,020
$147,825
$137,650
Westchester Allied PAC
 
$15,000
 
 
 
Women's Alliance for Israel20
$151,500
$209,000
$128,350
$113,000
$116,000
Women's Pro-Israel National PAC
$87,950
$155,550
$118,250
$87,950
$81,200
World Alliance for Israel
 
 
 
 
 
Young Jewish Leadership PAC
 
 
 
$16,450
$23,100
Zionist Organization of America21
 
$700
 
 
$1,200
Total
$4,018,482
$4,073,060
$2,440,259
$2,534,199
$2,460,200

1Includes $12,000 from individuals in 2002

2Includes $500 from individuals in 1996

3 Includes $1500 from individuals in 1996 and $600 in 2002

4 Includes $250 from individuals in 2000, $1000 IN 2004, $750 IN 2006, $750 in 2016, $10,000 in 2018

5Includes $250 from individuals in 2000, $550 in 2004

6Includes $500 from individuals in 2010

7Includes $750 from individuals in 2000

8Includes $500 from individuals in 2004, $2,000 in 2006, $2650 in 2008, $5400 in 2018

9Individual contributions to J Street 2008 - $349,473, 2010 - $821,997, 2012 - $1,102,679, 2014 - $1,538,055, 2016 - $2,711,285, 2018 - $3,674,559

10Individual contributions 2018 - $30,133, 2016 - $47,008, 2014 - $45,900, 2012 - $62,465, 2008 - $72,425, 2006 - $97,509, 2004 - $51,250, 2002 - $45,950, 2000 - $76,400, 1998 - $30,300, 1996 - $3,900, 1994 - $32,400. Also $500 soft money from indviduals in 2016 and $100 in 2018

11Includes $1250 from individuals in 1990, $29,100 in 2010, 22,550 in 2012, $7,068 in 2014

12Includes $800 from individuals in 1996, $250 in 2000, $1500 in 2004, $1,900 in 2006

13Includes $1,750 from individuals in 1994, $1000 in 2000, $1500 in 2002, $2000 in 2004, $2500 in 2006, $750 in 2008, $4500 in 2010, $1,000 in 2012, $3500 in 2014, $3000 in 2018

14Includes contributions from individuals every year from 1992 except 2014, 2016

15Includes $1,000 from individuals in 1990, 1994 and 2000,  $2,000 in 2002, $5000 in 2018

16Includes $1,079,686 from individuals in 2018, 2016 - $1,321,574, 2014- $907,783, 2012 - $784,547, 2010 - $567,707, 2008 - $131,303, 2006 - $41,910, 2004 - $28,530, 2002 - $500, 1994 - $1,450

17Includes $1,000 from individuals in 2000, 2018 - $221,097, 2016 -$3,750, 2014 - $6,400, 2012 - $41,920, 2010 - $32,865, 2008 - $73,910, 2006 - $6,300, 2004 - $10,715

18Includes $1,250 from individuals in 1992, $250 in 1998

19Includes $1,250 from individuals in 2008, $900 in 2012

20Includes $1,350 from individuals in 1994, $3,600 in 2002, $1,750 in 2004, $5250 in 2012, $750 in 2014, $500 in 2016

212018 all PAC money, other years all individual

 


Source: Center for Responsive Politics