America Votes

America Votes has reported spending a total of $205,707 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 100% benefiting Democratic candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Florida's 8th district
Opposing Daniel Webster (R)
Supporting Alan Grayson (D)
$26,483 $0 $0 $26,483
Illinois's 17th district
Opposing Bobby Schilling (R)
Supporting Phil Hare (D)
$5,793 $11,918 $0 $17,711
Arizona's 5th district
Opposing David Schweikert (R)
$0 $14,633 $0 $14,633
Michigan's 9th district
Opposing Andrew Raczkowski (R)
$0 $13,716 $0 $13,716
California's 11th district
Opposing David Jeffrey Harmer (R)
$0 $13,411 $0 $13,411
Florida's 22nd district
Supporting Ron Klein (D)
$13,190 $0 $0 $13,190
Colorado's 3rd district
Supporting John Salazar (D)
$12,098 $0 $0 $12,098
Kentucky's 6th district
Supporting Ben Chandler (D)
$9,345 $0 $0 $9,345
Washington's 2nd district
Supporting Rick Larsen (D)
$7,800 $0 $0 $7,800
North Dakota's 1st district
Opposing Rick Berg (R)
$0 $6,871 $0 $6,871
North Carolina's 8th district
Supporting Larry Kissell (D)
$6,859 $0 $0 $6,859
Illinois's 10th district
Supporting Dan Seals (D)
$6,627 $0 $0 $6,627
Florida's 2nd district
Supporting Allen Boyd (D)
$6,528 $0 $0 $6,528
Wisconsin's 7th district
Supporting Julie Lassa (D)
$6,440 $0 $0 $6,440
New York's 24th district
Supporting Michael Arcuri (D)
$6,170 $0 $0 $6,170
Wisconsin's 8th district
Supporting Steve Kagen (D)
$5,822 $0 $0 $5,822
Pennsylvania's 3rd district
Supporting Kathleen Dahlkemper (D)
$5,531 $0 $0 $5,531
Illinois's 14th district
Supporting Bill Foster (D)
$5,274 $0 $0 $5,274
Indiana's 9th district
Supporting Baron Hill (D)
$4,684 $0 $0 $4,684
Iowa's 3rd district
Supporting Leonard L. Boswell (D)
$4,583 $0 $0 $4,583
Massachusetts's 10th district
Supporting William R. Keating (D)
$4,416 $0 $0 $4,416
Pennsylvania's 11th district
Supporting Paul E. Kanjorski (D)
$4,092 $0 $0 $4,092
Pennsylvania's 7th district
Supporting Bryan Lentz (D)
$3,422 $0 $0 $3,422
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