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Election 2010

Indiana's 2nd congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,457,348 on independent campaigning in Indiana's 2nd congressional district this year, with $2,099,529 benefiting Republicans and $1,357,819 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Jackie Walorski (R)
$264,470 $219,700 $188,730 $770,761
National Association Of Realtors
Supporting Joe Donnelly (D)
$0 $255,400 $328,250 $587,058
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$0 $79,311 $82,258 $562,969
American Crossroads
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$250,003 $0 $152,719 $402,722
60 Plus Association
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$0 $3,799 $0 $397,021
American Action Network
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$0 $199,000 $120,000 $319,000
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$0 $14,133 $0 $152,489
New Prosperity Foundation
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$18,350 $0 $0 $148,350
Indiana Chamber of Commerce
Supporting Jackie Walorski (R)
$15,000 $0 $28,000 $43,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$0 $38,745 $0 $38,745
Americans United for Life
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$14,965 $0 $0 $14,965
Americans for Tax Reform
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$0 $0 $9,172 $9,172
Right to Life
Supporting Jackie Walorski (R)
$1,780 $0 $0 $4,945
Supporting Jackie Walorski (R)
$235 $3,107 $0 $3,342
Revere America
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$1,534 $0 $0 $1,534
Americans for Prosperity
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$0 $0 $0 $1,275
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

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