Brad Mitzelfelt

By PE Politics
April 26, 2012 9:08 AM

With several hotly contested congressional races in the Inland area this year, SuperPacs — political action committees allowed to raise and spend unlimited amounts of money through independent expenditures — are expected to drop large chunks of cash on local races.

In what would appear to be the first instance of such spending, the Jobs Opportunity & Freedom PAC spent more than $23,000 on radio advertising and production in support of Republican candidate Brad Mitzelfelt, Federal Election Commission records show.

Mitzelfelt, a member of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, is one of 13 candidates running in California’s 8th Congressional District, which stretches from Yucaipa, across the San Bernardino Mountains and High Desert, all the way into Mono and Into counties.

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