Clean Water Action

Clean Water Action has reported spending a total of $256,320 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 100% benefiting Democratic candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Colorado Senate
Supporting Michael F. Bennet (D)
$14,445 $14,158 $21,406 $100,106
Colorado's 4th district
Supporting Betsy Markey (D)
$9,757 $13,533 $21,758 $51,709
Pennsylvania Senate
Supporting Joseph A. Sestak, Jr (D)
$20,883 $23,069 $3,966 $47,918
Michigan's 7th district
Supporting Mark Schauer (D)
$20,082 $26,199 $0 $46,281
Pennsylvania's 7th district
Supporting Bryan Lentz (D)
$2,623 $2,213 $0 $4,836
Pennsylvania's 8th district
Supporting Patrick J. Murphy (D)
$0 $3,339 $0 $3,339
Connecticut's 5th district
Supporting Chris Murphy (D)
$2,130 $0 $0 $2,130
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