California's 11th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $2,441,659 on independent campaigning in California's 11th congressional district this year, with $956,160 benefiting Republicans and $1,485,499 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing David Jeffrey Harmer (R)
$524,785 $354,180 $52,248 $1,031,191
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing Jerry McNerney (D)
$0 $152,916 $0 $415,184
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Jerry McNerney (D)
$0 $49,324 $49,496 $357,842
America's Families First Action Fund
Opposing David Jeffrey Harmer (R)
$149,999 $0 $0 $149,999
American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees
Opposing David Jeffrey Harmer (R)
$149,999 $0 $0 $149,999
Club For Growth
Opposing Jerry McNerney (D)
Supporting David Jeffrey Harmer (R)
$65,149 $0 $75 $65,224
Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund
Supporting Jerry McNerney (D)
$0 $0 $58,492 $58,492
Planned Parenthood
Supporting Jerry McNerney (D)
$0 $15,318 $32,594 $47,911
National Rifle Association
Supporting David Jeffrey Harmer (R)
$0 $283 $47,294 $47,577
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Jerry McNerney (D)
$0 $27,470 $0 $27,470
League of Conservation Voters
Supporting Jerry McNerney (D)
$24,759 $0 $0 $24,759
America Votes
Opposing David Jeffrey Harmer (R)
$0 $13,411 $0 $13,411
Republican Majority Campaign
Supporting David Jeffrey Harmer (R)
$10,773 $0 $0 $10,773
Humane Society
Supporting Jerry McNerney (D)
$0 $0 $9,736 $9,736
California Farm Bureau
Supporting Brad Goehring (R)
$0 $0 $0 $7,270
60 Plus Association
Opposing Jerry McNerney (D)
$0 $0 $6,453 $6,453
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing Jerry McNerney (D)
$0 $5,924 $0 $5,924
Right to Life
Supporting David Jeffrey Harmer (R)
$2,008 $0 $0 $5,372
FreedomWorks
Supporting David Jeffrey Harmer (R)
$437 $3,107 $0 $3,544
Revere America
Opposing Jerry McNerney (D)
$2,526 $0 $0 $2,526
Justice PAC
Supporting David Jeffrey Harmer (R)
$1,000 $0 $0 $1,000
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