NeurosurgeryPAC Continues Fundraising and Candidate Support
As of May 11, the PAC has raised $103,932 in contributions from neurosurgeons across the country. Thanks to all our contributors! These funds will enable NeurosurgeryPAC to use these contributions in a manner that best advances organized neurosurgery's policy agenda. While we understand the COVID-19 crisis is stressing neurosurgical practices, we hope neurosurgeons will nevertheless consider contributing to NeurosurgeryPAC, which is easier than ever. To make your 2020 contribution, use the online donation option by logging into MyAANS.org, accessing the online fundraising website or texting “AANSPAC” to 71777.
The NeurosurgeryPAC board of directors recently met and approved contributions for two physicians currently running for the U.S. House of Representatives. William S. Clifford, MD, an ophthalmologist, is a candidate for Kansas’ first Congressional district. Vying for Georgia’s 7th Congressional district, is emergency physician Richard McCormick, MD, MBA. These two physicians support organized neurosurgery’s priority issues and will prove to be collaborative additions to the U.S. Congress.
NeurosurgeryPAC is a nonpartisan political action committee and does not base its decisions on party affiliation, but instead focuses on the voting records and campaign pledges of candidates. Click here for more information about NeurosurgeryPAC, including the current list of donors, candidates receiving NeurosurgeryPAC support and more about the PAC in action.
Editor’s Note: AANS members who are citizens of the United States and pay dues or have voting privileges may contribute to NeurosurgeryPAC, as may AANS candidate members. All contributions must be drawn on personal accounts and any corporate contributions to NeurosurgeryPAC will be used for administrative expenses and other activities permissible under federal law. Contributions are not tax-deductible. Federal law requires NeurosurgeryPAC to use its best efforts to collect and report the name, mailing address, occupation and the name of the employer of every individual whose contributions exceed $200 in a calendar year.