Florida's 25th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $2,215,405 on independent campaigning in Florida's 25th congressional district this year, with $216,244 benefiting Republicans and $1,999,160 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing David Rivera (R)
$834,140 $351,784 $49,347 $1,422,238
America's Families First Action Fund
Opposing David Rivera (R)
$0 $0 $402,602 $402,602
Service Employees International Union
Opposing David Rivera (R)
Supporting Joe Garcia (D)
$66,000 $94,064 $0 $160,064
Hispanic Leadership Fund
Opposing Joe Garcia (D)
$100,000 $0 $0 $100,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing Joe Garcia (D)
$0 $99,310 $0 $99,310
National Rifle Association
Supporting David Rivera (R)
$0 $14,068 $0 $14,068
Florida New Majority
Supporting Joe Garcia (D)
$2,173 $7,562 $0 $9,735
People For The American Way
Supporting Joe Garcia (D)
$4,520 $0 $0 $4,520
Right to Life
Supporting David Rivera (R)
$1,206 $0 $1,634 $2,867
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