California's 8th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $6,036 on independent campaigning in California's 8th congressional district this year, with $6,036 benefiting Republicans and $0 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Restore America's Voice
Supporting John Dennis (R)
$1,390 $1,095 $1,051 $3,536
American Crossroads
Opposing Nancy Pelosi (D)
$0 $0 $0 $2,500
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