Michigan's 9th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,260,286 on independent campaigning in Michigan's 9th congressional district this year, with $2,334,756 benefiting Republicans and $821,660 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Michigan Republican Party
Opposing Gary Peters (D)
Supporting Andrew Raczkowski (R)
$1,642,947 $88,671 $30,535 $1,762,153
Americans for Tax Reform
Opposing Gary Peters (D)
$0 $0 $523,284 $523,284
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Andrew Raczkowski (R)
$519,707 $0 $0 $519,707
Humane Society
Supporting Gary Peters (D)
$66,743 $66,441 $15,561 $148,745
America's Families First Action Fund
Opposing Andrew Raczkowski (R)
$0 $130,000 $0 $130,000
Michigan Credit Union League
Gary Peters (D)
$0 $103,870 $0 $103,870
Patriots Fund
Opposing Gary Peters (D)
Supporting Andrew Raczkowski (R)
$27,953 $0 $0 $27,953
America Votes
Opposing Andrew Raczkowski (R)
$0 $13,716 $0 $13,716
Right to Life
Supporting Andrew Raczkowski (R)
$536 $0 $9,912 $10,467
National Nurses United for Patient Protection
Supporting Gary Peters (D)
$9,320 $0 $0 $9,320
60 Plus Association
Opposing Gary Peters (D)
$0 $0 $6,759 $6,759
Family Research Council
Opposing Gary Peters (D)
$0 $0 $0 $2,576
Revere America
Opposing Gary Peters (D)
$1,157 $0 $0 $1,157
Right To Life Of Michigan
Supporting Richard D. Kuhn (R)
Supporting Paul F. Welday (R)
Supporting Andrew Raczkowski (R)
$343 $0 $0 $406
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Opposing Andrew Raczkowski (R)
Supporting Gary Peters (D)
$0 $17 $0 $171
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