Connecticut's 4th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $141,976 on independent campaigning in Connecticut's 4th congressional district this year, with $88,476 benefiting Republicans and $53,500 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
American Action Network
Opposing Jim Himes (D)
$0 $0 $75,000 $75,000
Working For Us
Opposing Dan Debicella (R)
$40,500 $0 $0 $40,500
League of Conservation Voters
Supporting Jim Himes (D)
$13,000 $0 $0 $13,000
60 Plus Association
Opposing Jim Himes (D)
$0 $0 $12,739 $12,739
Revere America
Opposing Jim Himes (D)
$737 $0 $0 $737
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