Former U.S. Sen. Doug Jones is forming a new political action committee, Right Side of History PAC, according to papers filed Thursday with the Federal Election Commission.
Douglas Turner Jr., treasurer of the Jones campaign, said Jones intends to use the PAC to advocate for causes and candidates he supports. “He intends to better the causes that he’s been involved with – voting rights, civil rights, racial justice,” Turner said. “It’s not a big ‘D’ democratic effort.” Read more.
Many campaigns in Alabama are bankrolled largely by Political Action Committees, which can accept money from multiple people or groups and donate it under one name. But it can be difficult to know who’s behind the often generic-sounding names, which can obscure the source of funds donated to candidates. Here’s a list of some of the bigger PACs contributing to state races this year.