Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $13,485 on independent campaigning in Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district this year, with $12,473 benefiting Republicans and $1,012 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Western Representation Pac
Opposing James P. McGovern (D)
Supporting Martin A. Lamb (R)
$1,778 $9,135 $0 $12,473
International Brotherhood of Police Officers
Supporting James P. McGovern (D)
$1,012 $0 $0 $1,012
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