Democrats, tech leaders fund PAC to boost McMullin in Utah The Associated Press en Espaol

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  • The conservative Club for Growth Action PAC had spent more than $3.7 million to oppose McMullin as of Oct. 19 and said last week that its total spending had grown to more than $8 million.
  • It’s spent $5.1 million throughout 2022, including $3 million from Oct. 1 to Oct. 19.The group has received most of its funding from Blake Murray, the former CEO of the financial services technology company Divvy.
  • “If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck,” Lee wrote.McMullin was endorsed by Utah Democrats in April, insists he would caucus with neither party if elected and holds conservative positions on abortion, guns and government spending.
  • “It is a lie from the Lee campaign and his allies that the Democratic Party is financially supporting Evan.”On his personal Twitter account, Lee said that the independent expenditures attacking him suggested McMullin leans Democratic.
  • The group also received $250,000 from American Bridge’s political action committee.
  • Vance in Ohio.Put Utah First also has received $700,000 in total from members of the Cumming family, which owns POWDR, one of the Rockies’ largest ski resort operators.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Tech leaders and Democratic Partyaligned groups are among those funneling millions into Utah to support independent Evan McMullins bid to unseat Republican Sen. Mike Lee. The r [+5122 chars]