Idaho's 1st congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $394,071 on independent campaigning in Idaho's 1st congressional district this year, with $213,337 benefiting Republicans and $180,734 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Supporting Walt Minnick (D)
$0 $0 $0 $141,234
Super PAC for America
Supporting Raul Labrador (R)
$87,598 $0 $0 $87,598
Our Country Deserves Better (teapartyexpress.org)
Opposing Walt Minnick (D)
Supporting Raul Labrador (R)
$59,350 $0 $0 $59,350
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Walt Minnick (D)
$48,139 $0 $0 $48,139
Ending Spending Fund
Supporting Walt Minnick (D)
$0 $29,900 $0 $29,900
Right to Life
Supporting Raul Labrador (R)
$3,472 $0 $0 $10,710
2010 Leadership Council
Opposing Raul Labrador (R)
$9,600 $0 $0 $9,600
Family Research Council
Opposing Walt Minnick (D)
Supporting Raul Labrador (R)
$0 $4,140 $0 $4,140
Lorna Finman
Supporting Raul Labrador (R)
$0 $0 $3,400 $3,400
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