Our Impact on the 2020 Election

DMFI PAC is proud to have supported and endorsed pro-Israel Democrats up and down the ballot who will help advance the Democratic agenda and strengthen the U.S.-Israel relationship.

DMFI PAC winners

Efforts for the Biden-Harris Campaign

  • DMFI PAC was the first pro-Israel PAC to endorse President Biden during the primaries.
  • DMFI PAC spent more than $5 million this election cycle in support of pro-Israel Democrats including President Biden.
  • DMFI PAC ran ads, targeted to pro-Israel voters, supporting President Biden in key battlegrounds—Florida, Pennsylvania and Michigan—that generated over 4.8 million completed views.
  • DMFI PAC ran an extensive paid and organic social media campaign, communicating information about Biden and other Democratic candidates.
  • DMFI staff volunteered for get out the vote efforts and mobilized its 70,000 grassroots activists to phone bank and vote for Biden/Harris. We also engaged thousands in a vote tripling strategy, a proven tactic to increase voter turnout.
  • DMFI leaders wrote op-eds supporting President Biden that were published in major news outlets.

 

Efforts for Congressional Candidates

  • At least 12 DMFI PAC-endorsed candidates for Senate and 71 DMFI PAC-endorsed candidates for the House will serve in the 117th Congress. That’s at least 83 races won at the Congressional level (there is one race still to be determined.)
  • We worked with LPAC (supporting LGBTQ women), BOLD PAC (The Congressional Hispanic Caucus PAC) and Latino Victory Fund (supporting Latino representation) to help candidates.
  • DMFI PAC’s ad in Michigan supporting Senator Gary Peters was viewed more than 3 million times, helping him edge out his opponent in a close race.
  • DMFI PAC endorsed all four Senate candidates that flipped their seats from red to blue in the 2020 cycle, helping to secure a Democratic-controlled Senate.
  • DMFI PAC’s ad in Georgia supporting Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock was viewed by key targets just under 7 million times. Network exit polls indicate that gains in the segments we targeted added at least a point to the margins of the two Democrats.

 

Primary Season Highlights

  • DMFI organized over 3,000 pro-Israel Democrats on the ground in Iowa and New Hampshire, to demonstrate support for the US-Israel relationship at the grassroots by participating in candidate and party events.
  • DMFI PAC finished the primary season with 27 wins and one loss.
  • DMFI PAC ran five independent expenditure campaigns, securing wins in four districts for pro-Israel champions (MA-01, NY-15, NJ-08, NM-03).