Minnesota's 1st congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $1,254,579 on independent campaigning in Minnesota's 1st congressional district this year, with $942,723 benefiting Republicans and $311,856 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Timothy J. Walz (D)
$0 $160,251 $179,487 $527,312
American Action Network
Opposing Timothy J. Walz (D)
$99,975 $0 $175,000 $274,975
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Randy Demmer (R)
$143,122 $125,804 $0 $268,926
Super PAC for America
Supporting Randy Demmer (R)
$69,521 $0 $0 $69,521
BlueGreen Alliance
Supporting Timothy J. Walz (D)
$0 $42,930 $0 $42,930
Republican Party Of Minnesota
Supporting Randy Demmer (R)
$0 $30,000 $0 $30,000
Freedom Club Federal Pac
Opposing Timothy J. Walz (D)
$0 $0 $0 $22,000
Right to Life
Supporting Randy Demmer (R)
$3,867 $0 $14,317 $18,203
Revere America
Opposing Timothy J. Walz (D)
$711 $0 $0 $711
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