Arizona's 7th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $1,484,852 on independent campaigning in Arizona's 7th congressional district this year, with $616,824 benefiting Republicans and $868,028 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
America's Families First Action Fund
Opposing Ruth McClung (R)
$0 $302,592 $0 $302,592
Americans for Tax Reform
Opposing Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$0 $0 $230,184 $230,184
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Ruth McClung (R)
$82,991 $32,430 $62,733 $178,154
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$0 $161,215 $0 $161,215
MoveOn.org
Supporting Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$145,605 $0 $0 $145,605
Campaign for Community Change
Supporting Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$74,312 $27,393 $0 $101,705
Friends of John McCain
Supporting Ruth McClung (R)
$5,026 $94,645 $0 $99,671
60 Plus Association
Opposing Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$0 $71,386 $0 $71,386
Service Employees International Union
Supporting Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$10,000 $55,500 $0 $65,500
Protecting America's Retirees
Supporting Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$0 $29,560 $0 $29,560
League of Conservation Voters
Supporting Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$24,725 $0 $0 $24,725
FreedomWorks
Supporting Ruth McClung (R)
$20,543 $3,991 $0 $24,534
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$0 $0 $22,499 $22,499
Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund
Supporting Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$5,382 $12,546 $208 $18,136
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$0 $2,933 $0 $2,933
Revere America
Opposing Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$2,901 $0 $0 $2,901
Blue America
Supporting Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$0 $1,998 $0 $1,998
National Rifle Association
Supporting Ruth McClung (R)
$0 $1,482 $0 $1,482
Humane Society
Supporting Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$0 $0 $53 $53
Right to Life
Supporting Ruth McClung (R)
$0 $0 $0 $19
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