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U.S. Campaign Contributions: Pro-Arab, Arab-American, & Muslim PAC's

(2000 - 2016)

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.


PAC

2000

2004

2008

2010

2012

2014 2016

Total per PAC

Arab American Leadership PAC

$99,329

$109,000

$57,355

$34,500

$5,000

$2,500 $15,000

$427,534

Iranian American PAC

   

$64,100

$32,500

$35,000

$66,500 $79,000

$291,600

American Task Force Lebanon Policy

$41,800

$23,100

$5,350

$5,250

$4,000

   

$102,375

Council American-Islamic Relations

 

$350

$10,000

$5,500

  $1,500  

$24,350

Arab American PAC

$10,500

   

$2,000

  $28,766 $550

$48,316

Arab American PAC of Maryland             $1,000 $1,000

American Muslim Institute

 

$2,000

         

$9,500

Muslim American PAC

 

$9,500

         

$9,500

Indiana Muslim PAC

   

$5,800

$40

$100

   

$8,340

Americans for a Palestinian State

   

$1,150

$950

     

$5,701

National Assn of Arab-Americans

$2,470

           

$2,470

American League of Muslims

$147

           

$147

Total per year

$154,246

$143,950

$143,755

$80,740

$44,100

$99,266 $95,550

$844,333


Sources: Center for Responsive Politics