‘Dark money’ group spends $600,000 to boost incumbent Democrats in three states

Posted on AllSides June 15th, 2022
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An OpenSecrets analysis found a “dark money” group, Opportunity for All Action Fund, has poured almost $600,000 into primaries in New Jersey, Nevada and Illinois from May 17 to June 6, including $76,000 on Facebook ads.

On June 8, The Intercept reported on suspicious ties between Opportunity for All Action Fund and powerful Democrats. The money boosted three incumbents – Reps. Donald Payne Jr. (D–N.J.), Dina Titus (D–Nev.) and Danny Davis (D–Ill.) – who have faced or will face progressive challengers in June. Opportunity for All Action Fund also spent money against Frank Pallotta, who won the GOP primary in New Jersey’s 5th Congressional District on Tuesday. 


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