While President Obama won a resounding victory in his re-election quest, credit union trade groups celebrated their successes in the congressional races and turned their attention to the Congress’s lame duck session.
A roundup of Nov. 6 results from the credit union industry perspective.
Credit union trade associations have entered the 2012 election homestretch, with both CUNA and NAFCU confirming PAC spending figures reported by the Federal Election Commission and website OpenSecrets.org.
Here’s a rundown of the top five races that could have an effect on credit union support in Congress.
Credit union-backed candidates didn’t win them all in Tuesday’s state primaries, but the industry did score some major wins in California and New Mexico.
Primary races include former CU exec candidacy.
Redistricting guarantees loser between Berman and Sherman.
CUNA, NAFCU spread donations across parties, chambers.
Wait till next year. That’s the motto of fans whose teams have a disappointing season, and it’s also sums up the political strategies of CUNA and NAFCU.
California congressman vows to fight for credit unions while also fighting for his political life.