Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund

Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund has reported spending a total of $993,790 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
New Mexico's 2nd district
Opposing Steve Pearce (R)
$273 $0 $6,654 $736,808
Maryland's 1st district
Opposing Andy Harris (R)
$10,195 $0 $75,225 $85,421
California's 19th district
Opposing Richard W. Pombo (R)
$0 $0 $0 $65,849
California's 11th district
Supporting Jerry McNerney (D)
$0 $0 $58,492 $58,492
Colorado's 4th district
Opposing Cory Gardner (R)
$0 $0 $0 $20,055
Arizona's 7th district
Supporting Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$5,382 $12,546 $208 $18,136
New Mexico's 1st district
Opposing Jon Barela (R)
Supporting Martin Heinrich (D)
$8,895 $0 $133 $9,028
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