Kentucky's 6th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $1,666,160 on independent campaigning in Kentucky's 6th congressional district this year, with $1,111,450 benefiting Republicans and $554,710 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Ben Chandler (D)
$65,238 $0 $98,617 $588,764
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Andy Barr (R)
$141,059 $143,431 $104,002 $452,696
Americans for Tax Reform
Opposing Ben Chandler (D)
$0 $0 $0 $293,288
Center for Individual Freedom
Opposing Ben Chandler (D)
$0 $59,286 $136,797 $196,083
2010 Leadership Council
Opposing Andy Barr (R)
$15,000 $70,754 $0 $85,754
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Ben Chandler (D)
$0 $0 $28,173 $28,173
America Votes
Supporting Ben Chandler (D)
$9,345 $0 $0 $9,345
New Power Pac
Supporting Ben Chandler (D)
$6,916 $0 $0 $6,916
Right to Life
Supporting Andy Barr (R)
$2,533 $0 $2,576 $5,142
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