May 24, 2018

Contact: Ted Bordelon
(267) 469-7048

314 Action Fund Announces $285k Paid Communications Plan In Support of Brian Forde in CA-45

Plan Includes $175k Spending on Direct Mail and a $110k Cable TV Buy 

(Washington, D.C.) -- Today, 314 Action Fund announced a paid communications plan supporting endorsed candidate technologist Brian Forde who is running for Congress in California’s 45th District.The program will introduce Brian to voters via direct mail and a cable television ad buy.
314 Action Fund will send 5 flights of mail which will target 71,332 likely voters in 56,879 households in the district. The mail is slated to drop on 5/25, 5/29 and 5/30, and two pieces have already hit mailboxes on 5/21 and 5/23,. The cable TV buy will last through primary Election Day, 6/5. 
Ted Bordelon, Director of Communications for 314 Action, released the following statement:
“Brian Forde spent his life building technology in the service of others, and I am confident he will continue that record of service as a member of Congress. 314 Action is committed to helping Brian unseat Rep. Mimi Walters, who has proven time and time again she will provide unwavering support for President Trump’s attacks on science.”

314 Action Fund is a registered federal political action committee. 314 Action is the largest and only resource specifically created for scientists and STEM professionals seeking assistance running for office. 314 Action was founded by members of the STEM community, grassroots supporters and political activists. Formed in July 2016, 314 Action has over 400,000 active members and donors across the United States. 314 Action is concerned that STEM education in the United States is falling further and further behind the rest of the world, that our political leaders continue to deny scientific facts and that Congress fails to fully fund scientific research so we can solve pressing issues. For more information, visit 314action.org

  Paid for by 314 Action Fund, 314actionfund.org, not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.