First on CNN: Pro-Booker super PAC launches black voter push

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Monday, July 8, 2019

July 8, 2019

As part of a push to advance Cory Booker's presidential ambitions, a pro-Booker super PAC is launching a campaign to reach half a million black voters in four states to persuade them to back the New Jersey senator.

The voter outreach plan, shared first with CNN, is the major inaugural effort by Dream United and its founder, San Francisco lawyer and Democratic donor Steve Phillips, on Booker's behalf.
The campaign will center on South Carolina, the first contest in the 2020 Democratic nomination fight with a sizable share of African-American voters, and three other states: Georgia, Mississippi and Maryland. In 2018, Phillips-aligned groups spent nearly $10 million across those three states to influence voters in closely watched Senate races with African-American nominees.

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