Minnesota's 6th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $49,206 on independent campaigning in Minnesota's 6th congressional district this year, with $37,541 benefiting Republicans and $11,665 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Trust In Small Business PAC
Supporting Michele Bachmann (R)
$0 $17,425 $0 $17,425
Right to Life
Supporting Michele Bachmann (R)
$884 $0 $15,789 $16,692
Working America
Opposing Michele Bachmann (R)
Supporting Tarryl Clark (D)
$2,329 $430 $7,730 $11,665
Restore America's Voice
Supporting Michele Bachmann (R)
$1,469 $655 $0 $2,124
Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life
Supporting Michele Bachmann (R)
$1,300 $0 $0 $1,300
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