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Political Action Committees (PACs)

The purpose of Political Action Committees (PACs) is to support candidates for office who believe in the principles of ABC regarding free and open competition. ABC of Metro Washington maintains political action committees for the District of Columbia and state of Maryland.






DC PAC

The District of Columbia PAC supports candidates for the DC City Council and the office of Mayor. Contributions to the PAC by the members can be personal or corporate.








Maryland PAC

The Maryland PAC supports candidates for the Prince George’s and Montgomery County Councils, the County Executives in each county and members of the Prince George’s and Montgomery Delegations to Annapolis. The Metro Washington Chapter also works closely with the other Maryland ABC Chapters regarding statewide races, i.e. Governor, or other key races across the state. Contributions to the PAC by members can be personal or corporate.






National PAC

The Metro Washington Chapter actively supports the ABC National PAC by raising funds to assist candidates for Congress who support the principles of ABC. Contributions by members to the national PAC can only be personal.   









Free Enterprise Alliance

The Free Enterprise Alliance (FEA) is the issue advocacy arm of ABC. Its mission is to educate our members, their employees, elected officials and the general public about the issues important to open competition in America.

    
FEA Recent Accomplishments

•       The FEA funded ABC’s significant leadership role in the campaign that defeated EFCA/card check.
•       Funded TV, radio, and digital issue advocacy campaigns in 28 House, Senate and Gubernatorial races nationwide.
•       Supported numerous chapter advocacy campaigns, including playing a major role in the recent successful union reforms in Midwestern states (IN, MI, WI).
•       Funds ABC’s election travel teams, which have impacted electoral outcomes in a dozen states in recent years.
•       Invested over a half million dollars in specific national party organizations that supported free enterprise state political office holders – ultimately enhancing our PLA successes.