| The largest SEIU PAC in Massachusetts has just filed it's pre-primary report. They have spent over $134,000 on Massachusetts elections and orgainzing this year and have over $400,000 cash on hand. In addition to donating to progressive candidates and the Massachusetts Democratic Party, they have also donated $55,000 to two community organizing groups.
On May 10, 2012 the SEIU 1199 PAC donated $20,000 to the "Coalition for Social Justice" of Fall River. The Coalition for Social Justice, according to the corporate database at the Secretary of State's Office is a 501(c)4 social welfare organization. According to the Secretary of State they were issued an "involuntary revocation" of their status in June of 2012 (RMG will contact the Secretary of State to see what that means on Monday).
Regardless of their legal status the Coalition for Social Justice is working towards knocking on 36,000 doors in the urban areas of the South Coast.
You Can Help Make a Difference in the 2012 National Elections! Please Volunteer!
Join teams of canvassers and phone callers to contact voters in Fall River, New Bedford and Brockton. We have set a goal of reaching out to 36,000 voters in our 3 cities.
Inspire people to vote based on the issues at stake in the 2012 national election (see below).
Help increase turn-out in communities where voter turnout is traditionally low. If people who will be hurt the most from the Republican agenda turn out to vote, we will win.
Help us contact tens of thousands voters at their doors or on the phone
In addition to the donation to the Coalition above the SEIU 1199 has donated $35,000 to Neighbor to Neighbor. You may remember Neighbor to Neighbor from the 2010 election. They were accused of electioneering inside polling locations in Worcester.