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YOEST – “ELEVEN POLITICIANS LEARNED THAT LIFE COUNTS”

AUL ACTION WINS 11 of 12 TARGET RACES

Washington, DC – (11/03/10) – “During the debate over the health care bill, we urged Members of Congress to reject taxpayer-funded abortion. Yesterday, eleven politicians learned that Life Counts, and voters elected a new Congress committed to defending Life.”

-          Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO, Americans United for Life Action

VICTORY SCORECARD

  • AR-02: Joyce Elliott defeated by Tim Griffin.
  • CO-03: Rep. John Salazar defeated by Scott Tipton.
  • FL-08: Rep. Alan Grayson defeated by Daniel Webster.
  • IN-09: Rep. Baron Hill defeated by Todd Young.
  • NC-02: Rep. Bob Etheridge was defeated by Renee Ellmers.
  • OH-16: Rep. John Boccieri defeated by Jim Renacci.
  • PA-03: Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper defeated by Mike Kelly.
  • PA-10: Rep. Chris Carney defeated by Tom Marino.
  • PA-11: Rep. Paul Kanjorski defeated by Lou Barletta.
  • SC-05: Rep. John Spratt defeated by Mick Mulvaney.
  • VA-05: Rep. Tom Perriello defeated by Robert Hurt.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

AUL Action’s $600,000 Life Counts campaign targeted 12 key Congressional races in the 2010 midterm election. The objective: replace politicians who supported taxpayer-funded abortion in the health care bill.

  • Almost 5,000 radio ads aired.
  • Nearly Ten Million grassroots emails sent nationwide.
  • “Life Counts” newspaper ads ran in key districts.
  • Launched interactive website, VotingForLife.com that successfully energized grassroots activists both in target districts and across the nation.