Hijacking Campaign 2014 - Information on American Federation for Children Action Fund Inc.

Hijacking Campaign 2014

American Federation for Children Action Fund Inc.

Posted: July 30, 2014
Updated: May 24, 2017

OathSpending

This is the independent disbursement committee created by the American Federation for Children, a Washington D.C.-based group that supports school vouchers, to make independent expenditures in Wisconsin elections.

The American Federation for Children first established this committee during the 2012 fall election and. So far, the committee has been used mainly to funnel funds to the federation's other independent disbursement committee, the American Federation for Children Action Fund IE Committee.

During the 2012 fall elections the Action Fund transferred $380,000 to the American Federation for Children Action Fund IE Committee to spend on outside electioneering activities but reported no such expenditures itself. In the 2013 special elections it never reported any activity. On May 6 it transferred $20,000 to the IE Commitee.

Althought the committee filed oaths of independent disbursements showing support for Republican candidates in eight Assembly races and one Senate race as well as one Democratic incumbent facing a primary challenge, it did not report any spending.

Last active election: 2013

This organization is registered with the Government Accountability Board as an independent disbursement committee following the January 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. FEC.