Arkansas's 1st congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,081,378 on independent campaigning in Arkansas's 1st congressional district this year, with $1,304,603 benefiting Republicans and $1,776,775 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Rick Crawford (R)
$558,192 $469,065 $439,440 $1,771,175
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Chad Causey (D)
$0 $254,060 $251,123 $842,213
American Future Fund
Opposing Chad Causey (D)
$0 $0 $0 $191,057
Americans for Prosperity
Opposing Chad Causey (D)
$0 $147,794 $0 $147,794
American Action Network
Opposing Chad Causey (D)
$0 $0 $104,955 $104,955
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Chad Causey (D)
$0 $0 $12,393 $12,393
2010 Leadership Council
Supporting Chad Causey (D)
$5,600 $0 $0 $5,600
Right to Life
Supporting Rick Crawford (R)
$1,491 $0 $1,593 $4,043
Revere America
Supporting Rick Crawford (R)
$2,149 $0 $0 $2,149
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