About Us

Public Affairs Support Services, Inc. (PASS) was established in 1984 to help public affairs executives manage the countless tasks associated with campaign finance activities. Now, almost three decades later, PASS is still the PAC management and PAC compliance service for organizations that are serious about campaign finance compliance.

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Knowledgeable Staff

The PASS team is comprised of former Federal Election Committee analysts, corporate PAC managers, and Capitol Hill staff who assist clients with PAC administration, PAC reporting, and PAC management. Because all PACs operate differently, PASS tailors its services to meet each client’s unique needs.

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Customized Software

PASS developed and continually enhances its own proprietary PAC software. PASS’ team of certified IT professionals is responsible for maintaining our PAC software product and programming upgrades to meet expanding client needs.

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Outstanding Service

Since the company was founded, our client list has grown to include over 165 corporations, associations, labor unions, partnerships, and non-connected PACs. No matter how much we grow, PASS will continue its commitment to maintaining the same superior level of service and quality product.

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Strong customer service throughout the PASS staff; dependable; fills in very nicely for each other; strong collegiality.

Energy Client

PASS provides good, responsive service for a reasonable price.

Regional Insurance Company

The straw that broke the camel’s back was when our old software failed us. We paid $7,000 in penalties—and that was in just one month! There weren’t enough of us to handle our many PACs. Then on top of this, along came the 527 rule. It’s not getting any better. We are serious about our reputation and PASS will ensure this.

Senior Vice PresidentGovernment Relations

It’s their experience that they bring to the table. We have no one in house that could dedicate the resources like they can. That’s why we keep them vs. bringing it in house.

Corporate PAC Manager

They do everything I need them to do. They complete my reports on a timely basis. They give me internal management reports when I want them. And they answer their phone. In this day of voicemail and phone tag, this is really great.

Vice PresidentGovernment Relations