For Immediate Release
June 23, 2016
Republican Main Street PAC Launches PRIME Program to Raving Success
Inaugural Event Raises Over $250,000 For Key Candidates
WASHINGTON – The Republican Main Street Partnership PAC help its inaugural PRIME (Protecting Republicans in Main Street Excellence) event last night, raising over $250,000 for key candidates for the House and Senate in the 2016 election cycle. PRIME events are modeled after the ROMP (Retaining Our Majority Party) events of previous election cycles hosted by Leadership.
PRIME events offer an opportunity for Members of Congress to help candidates in competitive races achieve their fundraising goals in a collegial format, which builds key friendships and alliances for future Congresses.
“We take our process of candidate vetting and defending the seats of our Members very seriously,” said Republican Main Street Partnership PAC Board Member Steve LaTourette, a former Congressman from Ohio. “Member to Member (and future Member) relationships are a key part of the Main Street Partnership to deliver legislative results and retain a Republican majority.”
PRIME are not fundraisers for the Republican Main Street PAC, rather, rather they allow Congressional Members affiliated with Main Street to directly donate to candidates in competitive races. The inaugural PRIME events’ key candidates were two first-time candidates seeking office (Brian Fitzpatrick in PA-08 and Jack Martins in NY-03), two Members facing challenging reelection campaigns (Carlos Corbel in FL-26 and Bob Dold in IL-10), and Rep. Todd Young of Indiana, who has a great opportunity to move up from the House to the Senate.
For more information on the Republican Main Street PAC, please visit: www.mainstreetpac.com.