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Victory: 329 Winning Candidates Backed by AOA-PAC



AOA-PAC Success Rate – 90%

AOA-PAC



“The AOA has emerged as one of the most respected and most effective health care organizations in Washington, DC. From working with their outstanding Capitol Hill team, I know that optometrists – doctors on the frontline of eye and vision care -- are determined to help the new Congress and the new President seize this important opportunity to improve health care in America.”

– Rep. James E. Clyburn, U.S. House Majority Whip

 

Click on any state for a listing of AOA-PAC supported candidates

* = Notates Optometrist
* * = Notates Candidate
Bolded print = Notates Leadership

ALABAMA:
Senator Richard Shelby
Congressman Jo Bonner (AL-01)
Congressman Mike Rogers (AL-03)
Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04)
Congressman Spencer Bachus (AL-06)

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ALASKA:

Senator Lisa Murkowski
Congressman Don Young (AK-At Large)

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ARIZONA:
Senator John McCain
Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-02)
**Candidate Ben Quayle (AZ-03)
Congressman Ed Pastor (AZ-04)
Congressman Jeff Flake (AZ-06)
Congressman Raul Grijalva (AZ-07)

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ARKANSAS:
**Senate Candidate Congressman John Boozman, O.D.
Congressman Mike Ross (AR-04)

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CALIFORNIA:
Senator Barbara Boxer
Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-01)
Congressman Wally Herger (CA-02)
Congressman Dan Lungren (CA-03)
Congressman Tom McClintock (CA-04)
Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-05)
Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey (CA-06)
Congressman George Miller (CA-07)
Speaker of the House, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi (CA-08)
Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-09)
Congressman John Garamendi (CA-10)
Congressman Fortney "Pete" Stark (CA-13)
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA-14)
Congressman Mike Honda (CA-15)
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-16)
Congressman Sam Farr (CA-17)
Congressman Dennis Cardoza (CA-18)
Candidate Jeff Denham (CA-19)
Congressman Jim Costa (CA-20)
Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-21)
Congressman Kevin McCarthy (CA-22)
Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-23)
Congressman Elton Gallegly (CA-24)
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon (CA-25)
Congressman David Dreier (CA-26)
Congressman Brad Sherman (CA-27)
Congressman Howard Berman (CA-28)
Congressman Adam Schiff (CA-29)
Congressman Henry Waxman (CA-30)
Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-31)
Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-32)
Candidate Karen Bass (CA-33)
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-34)
Congresswoman Jane Harman (CA-36)
Congresswoman Laura Richardson (CA-37)
Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (CA-38)
Congresswoman Linda Sanchez (CA-39)
Congressman Ed Royce (CA-40)
Congressman Jerry Lewis (CA-41)
Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack (CA-45)
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47)
Congressman John Campbell (CA-48)
Congressman Darrel Issa (CA-49)
Congressman Brian Bilbray (CA-50)
Congressman Bob Filner (CA-51)
Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53)

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COLORADO:
Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01)
Congressman Jared Polis (CO-02)
Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05)
Congressman Mike Coffman (CO-06)
Congressman Ed Perlmutter (CO-07)

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CONNECTICUT:
**Senate Candidate Richard Blumenthal
Congressman John Larson (CT-01)
Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02)
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03)
Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04)
Congressman Chris Murphy (CT-05)

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DELAWARE
**Senate Candidate Chris Coons
**Candidate John Carney (DE-At Large)

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FLORIDA:
Congressman Jeff Miller (FL-01)
Congresswoman Kathy Castor (FL-11)
**Candidate Dennis Ross (FL-12)
Congressman Connie Mack (FL-14)
Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-16)
Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18)
Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-19)
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (FL-20)

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GEORGIA:
Senator Johnny Isackson
Congressman Jack Kingston (GA-01)
Congressman Lynn Westmoreland (GA-03)
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04)
Congressman John Lewis (GA-05)
Congressman Tom Graves (GA-09)
Congressman John Barrow (GA-12)

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HAWAII:
Senator Daniel Inouye
**Candidate Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01)
Congresswoman Mazie Hirono (HI-02)

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IDAHO:
Senator Mike Crapo
Congressman Mike Simpson (ID-02)

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ILLINOIS:
Congressman Bobby Rush (IL-01)
Congressman Jesse Jackson (IL-02)
Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-03)
Congressman Mike Quigley (IL-05)
Congressman Danny Davis (IL-07)
Congresswoman Janice Schakowsky (IL-09)
Congressman Jerry Costello (IL-12)
Congresswoman Judy Biggert (IL-13)
Congressman Donald Manzullo (IL-16)
Congressman Aaron Schock (IL-18)
Congressman John Shimkus (IL-19)

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INDIANA:
**Senate Candidate Dan Coats
Congressman Peter Viscolsky (IN-01)
**Candidate Marlin Stutzman (IN-03)
**Candidate Todd Rokita (IN-04)
Congressman Dan Burton (IN-05)
Congressman Mike Pence (IN-06)
Congressman Andre Carson (IN-07)

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IOWA:
Senator Charles Grassley
Congressman Bruce Braley (IA-01)
Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02)
Congressman Leonard Boswell (IA-03)
Congressman Tom Latham (IA-04)
Congressman Steve King (IA-05)

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KANSAS:
**Senate Candidate Congressman Jerry Moran
**Candidate Tim Huelskamp (KS-01)
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (KS-02)

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KENTUCKY:
Congressman Ed Whitfield (KY-01)
Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02)
Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03)
Congressman Geoff Davis (KY-04)
Congressman Hal Rogers (KY-05)
Congressman Ben Chandler (KY-06)

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LOUSIANA:
**Candidate Cedric Richmond (LA-02)
**Candidate Jeff Landry (LA-03)
Congressman Rodney Alexander (LA-05)

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MAINE:
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01)
Congressman Mike Michaud (ME-02)

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MARYLAND:
Senator Barbara Mikulski
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02)
Congressman John Sarbanes (MD-03)
Congresswoman Donna Edwards (MD-04)
House Majority Leader, Congressman Steny Hoyer (MD-05)
Congressman Roscoe Bartlett (MD-06)
Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-07)
Congressman Chris Van Hollen (MD-08)

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MASSACHUSETTS:
Congressman John Olver (MA-01)
Congressman Richard Neal (MA-02)
Congressman James McGovern (MA-03)
Congressman Barney Frank (MA-04)
Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (MA-05)
Congressman John Tierney (MA-06)
Congressman Edward Markey (MA-07)
Congressman Mike Capuano (MA-08)
**Candidate Bill Keating (MA-10)

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MICHIGAN:
Congressman Dave Camp (MI-04)
Congressman Dale Kildee (MI-05)
Congressman Fred Upton (MI-06)
Congressman Michael Rogers (MI-08)
Congressman Gary Peters (MI-09)
Congresswoman Candice Miller (MI-10)
Congressman Thaddeus McCotter (MI-11)
Congressman Sander Levin (MI-12)
Congressman John Dingell (MI-13)

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MINNESOTA:
Congressman Tim Walz (MN-01)
Congressman John Kline (MN-02)
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04)
Congressman Keith Ellison (MN-05)
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (MN-06)
Congressman Collin Peterson (MN-07)

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MISSISSIPPI:
Congressman Bennie Thompson (MS-02)

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MISSOURI:
Congressman Lacy Clay (MO-01)
Congressman Todd Akin (MO-02)
Congressman Russ Carnahan (MO-03)

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MONTANA:

Congressman Denny Rehberg (MT-At Large)

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NEBRASKA:
Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01)
Congressman Lee Terry (NE-02)
Congressman Adrian Smith (NE-03)

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NEVADA:
Senate Majority Leader, Senator Harry Reid
Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (NV-01)
Congressman Dean Heller (NV-02)

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NEW HAMPSHIRE:
**Senate Candidate Kelly Ayotte
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01)
**Candidate Charlie Bass (NH-02)

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NEW JERSEY:
Congressman Rob Andrews (NJ-01)
Congressman Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02)
Congressman Christopher Smith (NJ-04)
Congressman Scott Garrett (NJ-05)
Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06)
Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07)
Congressman Bill Pascrell (NJ-08)
Congressman Steve Rothman (NJ-09)
Congressman Donald Payne (NJ-10)
Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11)
Congressman Rush Holt (NJ-12)
Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-13)

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NEW MEXICO:
Congressman Martin Heinrich (NM-01)
Congressman Ben Lujan (NM-03)

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NEW YORK:
Senator Charles Schumer
Congressman Tim Bishop (NY-01)
Congressman Steve Israel (NY-02)
Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy (NY-04)
Congressman Gary Ackerman (NY-05)
Congressman Gregory Meeks (NY-06)
Congressman Joe Crowley (NY-07)
Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-08)
Congressman Anthony Weiner (NY-09)
Congressman Ed Towns (NY-10)
Congressman Yvette Clark (NY-11)
Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez (NY-12)
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-14)
Congressman Jose Serrano (NY-16)
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (NY-18)
Congressman Paul Tonko (NY-21)
Congressman Maurice Hinchey (NY-22)
Congressman Bill Owens (NY-23)
Congressman Dan Maffei (NY-25)
Congressman Christopher Lee (NY-26)
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-28)

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NORTH CAROLINA:
Senator Richard Burr
Congressman G.K. Butterfield (NC-01)
Congressman Walter Jones (NC-03)
Congressman David Price (NC-04)
Congressman Mike McIntyre (NC-07)
Congressman Larry Kissell (NC-08)
Congresswoman Sue Myrick (NC-09)
Congressman Heath Schuler (NC-11)
Congressman Melvin Watt (NC-12)
Congressman Brad Miller (NC-13)

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NORTH DAKOTA:
**Candidate John Hoeven

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OHIO:
Congresswoman Jean Schmidt (OH-02)
Congressman Mike Turner (OH-03)
Congressman Jim Jordan (OH-04)
Congressman Robert Latta (OH-05)
Congressman Steve Austria (OH-07)
House Minority Leader, Congressman John Boehner (OH-08)
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09)
Congressman Dennis Kucinich (OH-10)
Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (OH-11)
Congressman Patrick Tiberi (OH-12)
Congresswoman Betty Sutton (OH-13)
Congressman Steve LaTourette (OH-14)
Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-17)

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OKLAHOMA:
Senator Tom Coburn
Congressman Dan Boren (OK-02)
Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03)
Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04)
**Candidate James Lankford (OK-05)

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OREGON:
Senator Ron Wyden
Congressman David Wu (OR-01)
Congressman Greg Walden (OR-02)
Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR-03)
Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04)
Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05)

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PENNSYLVANIA:
Congressman Robert Brady (PA-01)
Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02)
Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04)
Congressman Glenn Thompson (PA-05)
Congressman Jim Gerlach (PA-06)
Congressman Chris Carney (PA-10)
Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz (PA-13)
Congressman Mike Doyle (PA-14)
Congressman Charles Dent (PA-15)
Congressman Joseph Pitts (PA-16)
Congressman Todd Platts (PA-19)

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RHODE ISLAND:
**Candidate David Cicilline (RI-01)
Congressman James Langevin (RI-02)

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SOUTH CAROLINA
Senator Jim DeMint
**Candidate Tim Scott (SC-01)
**Candidate Jeff Duncan (SC-03)
House Majority Whip, Congressman James Clyburn (SC-06)

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SOUTH DAKOTA:
Senator John Thune

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TENNESSEE:
Congressman John Duncan (TN-02)
Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-05)
Congressman Marsha Blackburn (TN-07)
Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09)

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TEXAS:
Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03)
Congressman Ralph Hall (TX-04)
Congressman Job Hensarling (TX-05)
Congressman Joe Barton (TX-06)
Congressman John Culberson (TX-07)
Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08)
Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12)
Congressman Mac Thornberry (TX-13)
Congressman Ruben Hinojosa (TX-15)
Congressman Silvestre Reyes (TX-16)
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18)
Congressman Charlie Gonzalez (TX-20)
Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21)
Congressman Pete Olson (TX-22)
Congressman Kenny Marchant (TX-24)
Congressman Lloyd Doggett (TX-25)
Congressman Solomon Ortiz (TX-27)
Congressman Gene Green (TX-29)
Congressman John Carter (TX-31)
Congressman Pete Sessions (TX-32)

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UTAH:
Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01)

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VERMONT:
Senator Patrick Leahy
Congressman Peter Welch (VT-At Large)

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VIRGINIA:
Congressman Robert Wittman (VA-01)
Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-02)
Congressman Randy Forbes (VA-04)
House Minority Whip, Congressman Eric Cantor (VA-07)
Congressman James Moran (VA-08)
Congressman Frank Wolf (VA-10)

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WASHINGTON:
Senator Patty Murray
Congressman Jay Inslee (WA-01)
Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05)
Congressman Norm Dicks (WA-06)
Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08)
Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09)

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WEST VIRGINIA:
**Senate Candidate Joe Manchin
Congresswoman Shelly Moore Capito (WV-02)
Congressman Nick Rahall (WV-03)

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WISCONSIN
Congressman Paul Ryan (WI-01)
Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (WI-02)
Congressman Ron Kind (WI-03)
Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04)
Congressman Thomas Petri (WI-06)

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WYOMING:
Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis (WY-At Large)

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