Friends of John McCain

Friends of John McCain has reported spending a total of $273,667 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 100% benefiting Republican candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Arizona's 7th district
Supporting Ruth McClung (R)
$5,026 $94,645 $0 $99,671
Arizona's 8th district
Supporting Jesse Kelly (R)
$1,652 $91,872 $0 $93,524
Arizona's 5th district
Supporting David Schweikert (R)
$0 $80,472 $0 $80,472
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