American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO

American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO has reported spending a total of $1,112,476 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 68% 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
Supporting Alan Grayson (D)
$0 $105,000 $105,000 $210,000
Louisiana's 2nd district
Supporting Cedric L. Richmond (D)
$0 $109,500 $97,500 $207,000
Pennsylvania's 8th district
Supporting Patrick J. Murphy (D)
$0 $0 $0 $119,970
Delaware's 1st district
Supporting John Carney (D)
$0 $47,500 $47,500 $95,000
New Hampshire's 1st district
Opposing Frank Guinta (R)
Supporting Carol Shea-Porter (D)
$0 $30,522 $61,044 $91,566
Florida Senate
Supporting Kendrick B. Meek (D)
$0 $0 $0 $28,140
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