Georgia's 2nd congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $1,677,462 on independent campaigning in Georgia's 2nd congressional district this year, with $873,719 benefiting Republicans and $803,743 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Mike Keown (R)
$298,198 $180,571 $152,997 $787,821
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Sanford D. Bishop Jr (D)
$93,009 $158,422 $119,723 $371,153
Americans for Tax Reform
Opposing Sanford D. Bishop Jr (D)
$0 $0 $320,188 $320,188
American Crossroads
Opposing Sanford D. Bishop Jr (D)
$137,856 $0 $0 $137,856
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Sanford D. Bishop Jr (D)
$0 $26,832 $0 $26,832
Congressional Black Caucus
Supporting Sanford D. Bishop Jr (D)
$15,715 $0 $0 $15,715
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing Sanford D. Bishop Jr (D)
$0 $12,002 $0 $12,002
FreedomWorks
Supporting Mike Keown (R)
$3,581 $0 $0 $3,581
Revere America
Opposing Sanford D. Bishop Jr (D)
$1,465 $0 $0 $1,465
60 Plus Association
Opposing Sanford D. Bishop Jr (D)
$0 $0 $642 $642
National Treasury Employees Political Action Committee
Supporting Sanford D. Bishop Jr (D)
$0 $207 $0 $207
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