Mississippi's 4th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $557,318 on independent campaigning in Mississippi's 4th congressional district this year, with $341,817 benefiting Republicans and $215,501 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Gene Taylor (D)
$27,657 $138,008 $176,153 $341,817
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Steven Palazzo (R)
$156,327 $0 $0 $156,327
2010 Leadership Council
Supporting Gene Taylor (D)
$10,000 $45,972 $0 $55,972
National Rifle Association
Supporting Gene Taylor (D)
$0 $3,202 $0 $3,202
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