Illinois's 14th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,037,356 on independent campaigning in Illinois's 14th congressional district this year, with $710,570 benefiting Republicans and $2,326,786 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Randy Hultgren (R)
$565,031 $405,603 $91,188 $1,303,014
National Association Of Realtors
Supporting Bill Foster (D)
$0 $0 $0 $796,891
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Bill Foster (D)
$0 $53,453 $52,835 $338,167
America's Families First Action Fund
Opposing Randy Hultgren (R)
$0 $0 $199,848 $199,848
American Future Fund
Opposing Bill Foster (D)
$0 $0 $0 $193,453
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing Bill Foster (D)
$0 $99,952 $0 $99,952
Illinois Chamber of Commerce
Supporting Randy Hultgren (R)
$0 $0 $32,500 $32,500
American Public Policy Committee
Opposing Randy Hultgren (R)
$0 $0 $0 $21,621
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing Bill Foster (D)
$0 $13,345 $0 $13,345
Trust In Small Business PAC
Supporting Randy Hultgren (R)
$0 $12,654 $0 $12,654
Right to Life
Supporting Randy Hultgren (R)
$5,797 $0 $0 $10,417
60 Plus Association
Opposing Bill Foster (D)
$0 $0 $5,425 $5,425
America Votes
Supporting Bill Foster (D)
$5,274 $0 $0 $5,274
Americans for Prosperity
Opposing Bill Foster (D)
$0 $0 $0 $3,480
Revere America
Opposing Bill Foster (D)
$1,177 $0 $0 $1,177
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Supporting Bill Foster (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
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