Iowa's 2nd congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $787,353 on independent campaigning in Iowa's 2nd congressional district this year, with $198,657 benefiting Republicans and $588,696 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Mariannette Jane Miller-Meeks (R)
$280,429 $215,439 $92,828 $588,696
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Supporting Mariannette Jane Miller-Meeks (R)
$0 $0 $89,830 $113,830
Super PAC for America
Opposing David Loebsack (D)
$57,858 $0 $0 $57,858
National Rifle Association
Supporting Mariannette Jane Miller-Meeks (R)
$0 $7,641 $18,483 $26,123
Revere America
Opposing David Loebsack (D)
$846 $0 $0 $846
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