Illinois's 10th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,088,974 on independent campaigning in Illinois's 10th congressional district this year, with $1,139,391 benefiting Republicans and $1,949,583 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Robert Dold (R)
$634,319 $690,070 $126,034 $1,746,828
American Action Network
Opposing Dan Seals (D)
$0 $0 $659,909 $659,909
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Dan Seals (D)
$0 $55,412 $55,412 $371,212
America's Families First Action Fund
Opposing Robert Dold (R)
Supporting Dan Seals (D)
$62,714 $31,357 $94,071 $188,142
New Prosperity Foundation
Opposing Dan Seals (D)
Supporting Robert Dold (R)
$72,052 $35,214 $0 $107,266
America Votes
Supporting Dan Seals (D)
$6,627 $0 $0 $6,627
Congressional Black Caucus
Supporting Dan Seals (D)
$5,000 $0 $0 $5,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Opposing Robert Dold (R)
Supporting Dan Seals (D)
$1,462 $1,231 $0 $2,985
Revere America
Supporting Robert Dold (R)
$1,004 $0 $0 $1,004
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