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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

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

2012

2016

Total per PAC

Arab American Leadership PAC

$99,329

$24,350

$109,000

$80,500

$57,355

$34,500

$5,000

$15,000

$425,034

Iranian American PAC

     

$22,500

$64,100

$32,500

$35,000

$79,000

$225,100

American Task Force Lebanon Policy

$41,800

$17,700

$23,100

$5,175

$5,350

$5,250

$4,000

 

$102,375

Council American-Islamic Relations

   

$350

$7,000

$10,000

$5,500

   

$22,850

Arab American PAC

$10,500

$6,000

     

$2,000

  $550

$19,550

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

American Muslim Institute

 

$7,500

$2,000

         

$9,500

Muslim American PAC

   

$9,500

         

$9,500

Indiana Muslim PAC

     

$2,400

$5,800

$40

$100

 

$8,340

Americans for a Palestinian State

     

$3,601

$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

$55,550

$143,950

$121,176

$143,755

$80,740

$44,100

$95,550

$745,067


Sources: Center for Responsive Politics