Majority Action

Majority Action has reported spending a total of $986,606 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 99% benefiting Democratic candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Colorado's 3rd district
Opposing Scott Tipton (R)
$160,474 $276,000 $60,000 $516,474
Colorado's 4th district
Opposing Doug Aden (3)
$9,100 $61,538 $170,660 $241,298
New York's 19th district
Opposing Nan Hayworth (R)
Supporting John Hall (D)
$136,400 $0 $0 $156,400
West Virginia's 3rd district
Opposing Elliott Maynard (R)
$0 $72,435 $0 $72,435
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