Ending Spending Fund

Ending Spending Fund has reported spending a total of $1,150,000 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 97% benefiting Republican candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Nevada Senate
Opposing Harry Reid (D)
$0 $862,432 $0 $862,432
South Carolina's 5th district
Opposing John M. Spratt Jr (D)
$0 $186,334 $0 $186,334
Texas's 17th district
Opposing Chet Edwards (D)
$0 $71,334 $0 $71,334
Idaho's 1st district
Supporting Walt Minnick (D)
$0 $29,900 $0 $29,900
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