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U.S. Campaign Contributions: Pro-Israel vs. Pro-Arab PAC's

(2002 - 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.

Pro-Israel PACs include: NorPAC, JStreet, National Action Committee, Citizens Organized, World Alliance for Israel and the Republican Jewish Coalition, among others.
Pro-Arab PACs include: Arab American Leadership, Iranian American PAC, American Task Force on Lebanon Policy and Council on American-Islamic Relations, among others.  


Election Cycle

Pro-Israel PACs

Pro-Arab PACs

2016

$3,366,343

$95,550

2014

$2,913,897

$99,266

2012

$2,977,189

$44,100

2010

$3,186,082

$80,740

2008

$3,381,779

$143,755

2006

$3,155,891

$121,176

2004

$3,350,438

$143,950

2002

$2,918,589

$55,550

TOTAL

$25,250,208

$784,087


Sources: Center for Responsive Politics