Club for Growth
Club for Growth has reported spending a total of $7,327,956 on independent campaigning so far this year, with 100% benefiting Republican candidates. Back to group list.
The Club for Growth is an anti-tax group that has riled the Republican Party by supporting primary challengers against incumbent GOP lawmakers. The group has helped take down many moderate GOP lawmakers, including Maryland Rep. Wayne Gilchrest in 2008 and Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter in 2010.
|Race||Last week||Two weeks ago||Three weeks ago||Total|
| Pennsylvania Senate |
Opposing Joseph A. Sestak, Jr (D)
Opposing Arlen Specter (D)
Supporting Pat Toomey (R)
| Colorado Senate |
Opposing Michael F. Bennet (D)
Supporting Ken Buck (R)
| Nevada Senate |
Opposing Sue Lowden (R)
Opposing Harry Reid (D)
Supporting Sharron E. Angle (R)
| South Carolina's 5th district |
Opposing John M. Spratt Jr (D)
Supporting John Michael "Mick'' Mulvaney (R)
| Florida Senate |
Opposing Kendrick B. Meek (D)
Opposing Charlie Crist (I)
Supporting Marco Rubio (R)
| Alaska Senate |
Opposing Lisa Murkowski (I)
Supporting Joe Miller (R)
| Oklahoma's 5th district |
Supporting Kevin Calvey (R)
| Wisconsin Senate |
Opposing Russ Feingold (D)
Supporting Ronald Harold Johnson (R)
| South Carolina's 3rd district |
Supporting Jeff Duncan (R)
| Arizona's 5th district |
Opposing Harry E. Mitchell (D)
Supporting David Schweikert (R)
| Michigan's 3rd district |
Opposing Bill Hardiman (R)
Supporting Justin Amash (R)
| Georgia's 9th district |
Opposing Lee Hawkins (R)
Supporting Tom Graves (R)
| Utah Senate |
Opposing Robert F. Bennett (R)
| Kansas's 1st district |
Opposing James A. Barnett (R)
| Tennessee's 3rd district |
Opposing Charles J. Fleischmann (R)
Supporting Robin Smith (R)
| South Carolina's 1st district |
Opposing Paul Thurmond (R)
Supporting Tim Scott (R)
| California's 11th district |
Opposing Jerry McNerney (D)
Supporting David Jeffrey Harmer (R)
| Kentucky Senate |
Supporting Rand Paul (R)
| Arizona's 8th district |
Supporting Jesse Kelly (R)
| Pennsylvania's 4th district |
Supporting Keith J. Rothfus (R)
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