Humane Society

Humane Society has reported spending a total of $747,310 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 65% benefiting Democratic candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Michigan's 9th district
Supporting Gary Peters (D)
$66,743 $66,441 $15,561 $148,745
West Virginia's 3rd district
Supporting Nick Rahall (D)
$104,917 $0 $7,505 $133,168
Louisiana Senate
Supporting David Vitter (R)
$0 $94,421 $30,856 $125,277
Ohio's 13th district
Supporting Betty Sue Sutton (D)
$101,297 $101 $10,599 $111,998
California's 45th district
Supporting Mary Bono Mack (R)
$0 $96,754 $10,376 $107,130
California's 19th district
Opposing Richard W. Pombo (R)
$0 $0 $0 $20,816
Pennsylvania's 6th district
Supporting Jim Gerlach (R)
$0 $0 $14,335 $14,335
Maryland's 1st district
Opposing Andy Harris (R)
Supporting Frank M. Kratovil Jr (D)
$0 $0 $14,073 $14,073
Nevada's 3rd district
Supporting Dina Titus (D)
$0 $0 $11,275 $11,275
Ohio's 15th district
Supporting Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
$0 $0 $10,407 $10,407
Michigan's 7th district
Opposing Tim Walberg (R)
Supporting Mark Schauer (D)
$0 $0 $10,082 $10,082
California's 11th district
Supporting Jerry McNerney (D)
$0 $0 $9,736 $9,736
Washington's 8th district
Supporting Dave Reichert (R)
$0 $0 $9,721 $9,721
New Mexico's 1st district
Supporting Martin Heinrich (D)
$0 $0 $9,525 $9,525
South Carolina's 5th district
Supporting John M. Spratt Jr (D)
$0 $0 $6,768 $6,768
Indiana's 5th district
Supporting Dan Burton (R)
$0 $0 $0 $4,133
California's 24th district
Supporting Elton Gallegly (R)
$0 $0 $68 $68
Arizona's 7th district
Supporting Raul M. Grijalva (D)
$0 $0 $53 $53
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