Arizona's 1st congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,123,501 on independent campaigning in Arizona's 1st congressional district this year, with $2,033,989 benefiting Republicans and $1,089,511 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
Supporting Paul Gosar (R)
$56,687 $452,910 $248,698 $1,310,874
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Paul Gosar (R)
$308,971 $247,759 $233,310 $1,056,844
60 Plus Association
Opposing Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
$0 $0 $13,457 $361,650
American Dental Association
Supporting Paul Gosar (R)
$41,987 $0 $77,109 $189,792
Super PAC for America
Opposing Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
$0 $89,794 $0 $89,794
Americans for Tax Reform
Opposing Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
$0 $0 $40,709 $40,709
Women Vote!
Opposing Paul Gosar (R)
Supporting Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
$22,014 $10,653 $0 $32,667
Trust In Small Business PAC
Supporting Paul Gosar (R)
$0 $15,924 $0 $15,924
Right to Life
Supporting Paul Gosar (R)
$4,487 $0 $0 $13,305
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
$0 $10,989 $0 $10,989
Revere America
Opposing Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
$952 $0 $0 $952
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