One of the most highly contested 2022 U.S. Congressional races is in Colorado’s new 8th congressional district. The crowded race includes two candidates with strong ties to the Koch network opposing each other.
First campaign reports from Mark Finchem, a Trump-endorsed insurrectionist, showcases the power of Trump’s disinformation campaign and national small-donor network.
With backing from a myriad of right-wing groups, the Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison released a “research report” last month on the need to eliminate the income tax in the state.
Charles Koch’s Americans for Prosperity Action has spent $300,000 for door-to-door canvassing to support Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s U.S. Senate bid, its biggest expenditure yet for the 2022 elections.
One of the key 2022 contests for control of the U.S. Senate is the open seat in Missouri, and Americans for Prosperity has already picked its candidate for the GOP primary next August, a full nine months away.
Koch Industries, one of the nation’s largest carbon emitters, plans solar developments and joins a solar industry lobbying group, but it funds groups that continue their fight against residential and commercial solar.
Tennessee state Sen. Brian Kelsey, a state chair and national board member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, allegedly used illegal contributions to further his campaign for Congress in 2016.
Both leading candidates in the Republican primary for secretary of state in Arizona support voter suppression legislation, and one is an insurrectionist backed by Trump.
Pfizer likely may not have its executives at the QAnon conference in Las Vegas on Oct. 22-25, but three Arizona legislators it gave money to will be there as “special guests” and speakers.
Charles Koch’s Americans for Prosperity and the Uihlein-funded Foundation for Government Accountability are actively opposing Medicaid expansion in 12 states that would cover an estimated 4 million uninsured Americans.