October 7, 2021
(National Journal) – HOTLINE ANALYSIS. ECU/LAV, one of the biggest PACs supporting Democrats, is the latest outside group to get behind Beasley and Barnes. Both have also been endorsed by Collective PAC and Democracy for America; EMILY’s List is backing Beasley. (Hotline reporting) The DSCC has said it’s waiting to make endorsements, a reversal from previous years, when it would endorse candidates early. But outside groups like ECU/LAV aren’t waiting on the sidelines, giving their preferred candidates a leg up with access to fundraising lists, organizational tools, and earned media coverage.