Part of the Bay Area News Group

Realtors spend $500,000-plus on McNerney

By Lisa Vorderbrueggen
Monday, September 22nd, 2008 at 9:25 am in 2008 November election, 2008 presidential primary, Congress.

The Hill newspaper in Washington, D.C., reports that the National Association of Realtors has now spent $510,000 advocating for Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton, who faces challenger Dean Andal, a Republican from Stockton.

The PAC is supporting a mix of Republicans and Democrats. Per The Hill:

The PAC, which spent the second-most on congressional independent expenditures in 2006, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, has already eclipsed its involvement from that cycle, spending nearly $4 million combined in seven battleground districts this year …

The PAC has also spent significant money this cycle on Democratic Reps. Jerry McNerney (Calif.) and Ciro Rodriguez (Texas) and former Rep. Al Wynn (D-Md.).

It spent $200,000 last week on Rodriguez, who is trying to hold his western Texas seat against Bexar County Commissioner Lyle Larson (R), and has spent $510,000 on McNerney, a freshman facing Republican Dean Andal.

Click here for the full story.

[You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.]

  • Freak_of_the_far_right

    Where are all the conservative groups spending money for Andal?