Business Institute for Political Analysis

Business Institute for Political Analysis has reported spending a total of $380,579 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
Ohio's 18th district
Supporting Bob Gibbs (R)
$20,000 $0 $29,999 $49,999
Ohio's 15th district
Supporting Steve Stivers (R)
$20,000 $0 $26,999 $46,999
Ohio Senate
Supporting Rob Portman (R)
$20,000 $0 $21,999 $41,999
New Mexico's 2nd district
Supporting Steve Pearce (R)
$10,000 $24,499 $0 $34,499
Oklahoma's 5th district
Supporting Michael Ray Thompson (R)
$0 $0 $0 $31,590
Washington's 2nd district
Supporting John Koster (R)
$0 $30,999 $0 $30,999
Washington's 3rd district
Supporting Jaime Herrera (R)
$0 $30,999 $0 $30,999
Washington Senate
Supporting Dino Rossi (R)
$0 $25,999 $0 $25,999
New Mexico's 1st district
Supporting Jon Barela (R)
$0 $21,999 $0 $21,999
Pennsylvania's 7th district
Supporting Patrick L. Meehan (R)
$20,000 $0 $0 $20,000
New Hampshire Senate
Supporting Kelly A. Ayotte (R)
$0 $12,499 $0 $12,499
New Hampshire's 1st district
Supporting Frank Guinta (R)
$0 $11,499 $0 $11,499
New Hampshire's 2nd district
Supporting Charles Bass (R)
$0 $11,499 $0 $11,499
Indiana's 9th district
Supporting Todd Young (R)
$0 $5,000 $0 $5,000
Wisconsin's 7th district
Supporting Sean P. Duffy (R)
$0 $5,000 $0 $5,000
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