Massachusetts's 10th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,740,273 on independent campaigning in Massachusetts's 10th congressional district this year, with $1,825,253 benefiting Republicans and $1,915,020 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Jeff Perry (R)
$916,431 $160,985 $141,332 $1,433,412
American Action Network
Opposing William R. Keating (D)
$0 $0 $849,909 $849,909
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing William R. Keating (D)
Supporting Jeff Perry (R)
$37,033 $275,073 $309,536 $733,820
America's Families First Action Fund
Opposing Jeff Perry (R)
$110,633 $0 $140,847 $251,480
Service Employees International Union
Opposing Jeff Perry (R)
$65,640 $99,000 $33,000 $197,640
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing William R. Keating (D)
$0 $160,064 $0 $160,064
National Rifle Association
Supporting Jeff Perry (R)
$0 $27,053 $0 $27,053
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing William R. Keating (D)
$0 $0 $20,545 $20,545
FreedomWorks
Supporting Jeff Perry (R)
$0 $15,986 $0 $15,986
National Nurses United for Patient Protection
Opposing Jeff Perry (R)
$0 $14,989 $0 $14,989
Massachusetts State Labor Council AFL-CIO
Supporting William R. Keating (D)
$13,083 $0 $0 $13,083
Right to Life
Supporting Jeff Perry (R)
$5,001 $0 $4,360 $9,708
60 Plus Association
Opposing William R. Keating (D)
$0 $7,396 $0 $7,396
America Votes
Supporting William R. Keating (D)
$4,416 $0 $0 $4,416
Revere America
Supporting Jeff Perry (R)
$773 $0 $0 $773
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