Alabama's 2nd congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,282,147 on independent campaigning in Alabama's 2nd congressional district this year, with $1,540,964 benefiting Republicans and $1,465,447 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Martha Roby (R)
$275,735 $264,844 $244,597 $1,411,244
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Bobby Bright (D)
Supporting Martha Roby (R)
$53,830 $248,479 $217,215 $1,059,423
American Future Fund
Opposing Bobby Bright (D)
$0 $0 $0 $420,112
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Supporting Bobby Bright (D)
$0 $0 $0 $195,140
Citizens for Strength and Security
Supporting Bobby Bright (D)
$0 $77,799 $0 $77,799
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Supporting Bobby Bright (D)
$0 $57,000 $0 $57,000
Blue America
Opposing Bobby Bright (D)
$0 $48,364 $0 $48,364
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Bobby Bright (D)
$0 $0 $13,065 $13,065
SOURCES: Federal Election Commission filings; Washington Post research

NOTE: Totals represent spending in calendar year 2010 and will change as new filings are made or information is amended. Data includes "electioneering communication" and electronically-filed "independent expenditure" spending reported to the Federal Election Commission. Spending on "issue ads" targeting candidates will not be included if it is more than 30 days before a primary or more than 60 days before the general election. "Weeks on list" shows the total number of weeks that a group or race has been in the top ten throughout the year.

By T.W. Farnam and Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso -- The Washington Post