Blue America

Blue America has reported spending a total of $151,733 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
Alabama's 2nd district
Opposing Bobby Bright (D)
$0 $48,364 $0 $48,364
Ohio's 8th district
Opposing John Boehner (R)
Supporting Justin Coussoule (D)
$0 $17,096 $0 $31,818
California's 36th district
Supporting Marcy Winograd (D)
$0 $0 $0 $22,958
Arizona Senate
Supporting Randy Alan Parraz (D)
$0 $0 $0 $20,315
Georgia's 12th district
Supporting Regina D. Thomas (D)
$0 $0 $0 $13,284
North Carolina's 5th district
Supporting Billy Kennedy (D)
$0 $5,000 $0 $5,000
Utah's 2nd district
Supporting Claudia Wright (D)
$0 $0 $0 $4,000
Arizona's 7th district
Supporting Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$0 $1,998 $0 $1,998
Florida's 8th district
Supporting Alan Grayson (D)
$0 $1,998 $0 $1,998
Ohio's 15th district
Supporting Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
$0 $1,998 $0 $1,998
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