Colorado's 7th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,485,806 on independent campaigning in Colorado's 7th congressional district this year, with $2,120,158 benefiting Republicans and $1,365,648 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
American Action Network
Opposing Edwin G. Perlmutter (D)
$0 $725,000 $725,000 $1,450,000
National Association Of Realtors
Supporting Edwin G. Perlmutter (D)
$0 $136,200 $586,700 $726,308
American Future Fund
Opposing Edwin G. Perlmutter (D)
Supporting Ryan L. Frazier (R)
$0 $4,954 $0 $565,483
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Ryan L. Frazier (R)
$301,064 $164,112 $0 $465,177
American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees
Opposing Ryan L. Frazier (R)
$109,000 $0 $0 $109,000
Working America
Supporting Edwin G. Perlmutter (D)
$4,738 $11,521 $10,445 $51,337
American Crossroads
Opposing Edwin G. Perlmutter (D)
Supporting Ryan L. Frazier (R)
$30,166 $0 $0 $30,166
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Edwin G. Perlmutter (D)
$0 $24,580 $0 $24,580
Alliance For America's Future
Opposing Edwin G. Perlmutter (D)
$14,909 $0 $0 $14,909
Black Republican PAC
Supporting Ryan L. Frazier (R)
$14,500 $0 $0 $14,500
Environment Colorado
Supporting Edwin G. Perlmutter (D)
$11,252 $0 $0 $11,252
Right to Life
Supporting Ryan L. Frazier (R)
$590 $0 $1,317 $6,913
60 Plus Association
Opposing Edwin G. Perlmutter (D)
$0 $0 $6,670 $6,670
National Rifle Association
Supporting Ryan L. Frazier (R)
$0 $643 $3,787 $4,430
Progressive Future Incorporated
Supporting Edwin G. Perlmutter (D)
$2,191 $384 $0 $2,575
Revere America
Opposing Edwin G. Perlmutter (D)
$1,914 $0 $0 $1,914
FreedomWorks
Supporting Ryan L. Frazier (R)
$592 $0 $0 $592
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