Since August, ABC’s Free Enterprise Alliance has spent $2.7 million on get-out-the-vote campaigns and—separately—issue advocacy. Additionally, ABC PAC raised $1.7 million and contributed $1.6 million directly to federal candidates that believe in free enterprise and open competition, placing ABC among the most politically active trade associations in the nation over the 2021-2022 election cycle.
FEA was active in a total of 21 states and 30 congressional districts, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. FEA’s important issue advocacy messages were delivered to ABC members and the public via digital ads, mailers and text messages.
FEA also powers ABC Votes, which is home to election resources for ABC chapters and members.
FEA’s GOTV digital ads are available in English and Spanish. In addition, customized GOTV ads were produced for the following states:
FEA’s issue advocacy campaign focused on fighting for ABC’s legislative priorities, including free enterprise and an economic strategy that supports a thriving construction industry. Here are just a few examples:
Watch ads funded through the Free Enterprise Alliance on the FEA YouTube page. To learn more about FEA and contribute to its efforts, visit the FEA website.
ABC PAC has directly supported incumbents and candidates throughout the country to ensure a merit shop-friendly majority controls the U.S. House and Senate in 2023. ABC PAC has supported more than 260 campaigns, PACs, committees and state parties with its $1.6 million spend.
On Thursday, Nov. 10, the ABC National political affairs team will provide a post-election analysis and discuss key campaign takeaways from the biggest races of the year in its members-only 2022 Midterm Election Results Review webinar from 4:15-5 p.m. ET. Members will have the opportunity to ask questions on top Senate and House races across the country. Register today.