Delaware Senate race

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $1,554,629 on independent campaigning in the Delaware Senate race this year, with $597,631 benefiting Republicans and $956,998 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Opposing Christine O'Donnell (R)
$0 $0 $169,642 $635,881
Citizens for Strength and Security
Supporting Chris Coons (D)
$0 $252,427 $0 $252,427
Our Country Deserves Better (teapartyexpress.org)
Opposing Chris Coons (D)
Opposing Michael N. Castle (R)
Supporting Christine O'Donnell (R)
$0 $1,860 $0 $250,482
Senate Conservatives Fund
Supporting Christine O'Donnell (R)
$7,978 $0 $688 $143,570
National Rifle Association
Opposing Chris Coons (D)
Supporting Christine O'Donnell (R)
$0 $6,284 $79,061 $85,345
Commonsense Ten
Opposing Christine O'Donnell (R)
$45,000 $0 $0 $45,000
Restore America's Voice
Supporting Christine O'Donnell (R)
$12,721 $17,014 $12,490 $42,225
First Amendment Alliance
Opposing Chris Coons (D)
$0 $0 $0 $41,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Opposing Christine O'Donnell (R)
Supporting Chris Coons (D)
$0 $0 $2,314 $19,871
Let Freedom Ring
Opposing Chris Coons (D)
$14,018 $0 $0 $14,018
National Republican Trust
Opposing Chris Coons (D)
Supporting Christine O'Donnell (R)
$6,615 $0 $0 $6,615
Right to Life
Supporting Christine O'Donnell (R)
$2,169 $3,791 $0 $6,030
American Political Action Committee
Supporting Christine O'Donnell (R)
$550 $0 $4,250 $4,800
The American Worker
Supporting Chris Coons (D)
$3,770 $0 $0 $3,770
One Nation PAC
Supporting Christine O'Donnell (R)
$0 $0 $0 $2,300
National Organization for Marriage
Supporting Christine O'Donnell (R)
$1,246 $0 $0 $1,246
Working America
Opposing Christine O'Donnell (R)
Supporting Chris Coons (D)
$49 $0 $0 $49
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