Americans for Tax Reform

Americans for Tax Reform has reported spending a total of $3,807,875 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 100% benefiting Republican candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Nevada's 3rd district
Opposing Dina Titus (D)
$0 $0 $0 $622,323
Michigan's 9th district
Opposing Gary Peters (D)
$0 $0 $523,284 $523,284
Tennessee's 4th district
Opposing Lincoln Davis (D)
$0 $0 $476,182 $476,182
Texas's 23rd district
Opposing Ciro D. Rodriguez (D)
$0 $0 $332,170 $332,170
Pennsylvania Senate
Opposing Joseph A. Sestak, Jr (D)
$0 $0 $328,393 $328,393
Georgia's 2nd district
Opposing Sanford D. Bishop Jr (D)
$0 $0 $320,188 $320,188
West Virginia's 3rd district
Opposing Nick Rahall (D)
$0 $0 $308,382 $308,382
Kentucky's 6th district
Opposing Ben Chandler (D)
$0 $0 $0 $293,288
Arizona's 7th district
Opposing Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$0 $0 $230,184 $230,184
Wisconsin's 7th district
Opposing Julie Lassa (D)
$0 $0 $0 $207,098
Arizona's 1st district
Opposing Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
$0 $0 $40,709 $40,709
Virginia's 9th district
Opposing Rick Boucher (D)
$0 $0 $31,770 $31,770
Virginia's 11th district
Opposing Gerry Connolly (D)
$0 $0 $30,848 $30,848
Ohio's 18th district
Opposing Zachary T. Space (D)
$0 $0 $22,950 $22,950
New Mexico's 1st district
Opposing Martin Heinrich (D)
$0 $0 $22,729 $22,729
Indiana's 2nd district
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$0 $0 $9,172 $9,172
Wisconsin's 8th district
Opposing Steve Kagen (D)
$0 $0 $4,209 $4,209
Wisconsin's 3rd district
Opposing Ron Kind (D)
$0 $0 $3,994 $3,994
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