WASHINGTON – Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC) President Mike Shields issued the following statement on tonight’s election results in New York’s 1st Congressional District. CLF spent $1 million in independent expenditures in the NY-01 race on TV advertising, digital advertising, mail and GOTV efforts.
“Congratulations to Lee Zeldin on his decisive victory. The fact is Lee Zeldin gets results. With a proven record, Lee Zeldin is the clear choice for 1st district families, and Congressional Leadership Fund is proud to have supported his re-election. Lee can be counted on to fight for center-right solutions to the economic and national security challenges facing families, small businesses and our country. We look forward to Lee’s strong and steady leadership in Congress to hold Washington accountable and help get our country back on track.”
In 2016, Congressional Leadership Fund and its sister-organization American Action Network spent a combined $48 Million on independent expenditures in 32 U.S. House races.
Founded in 2011, Congressional Leadership Fund is the super PAC endorsed by House Republican Leadership and dedicated exclusively to preserving and expanding the Republican Majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. CLF is an independent-expenditure super PAC that operates independently of any federal candidate or officeholder.