NARAL Pro-Choice America

NARAL Pro-Choice America has reported spending a total of $275,677 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 99% benefiting Democratic candidates. Back to group list.

A 40-year-old abortion-rights group, NARAL works to elect candidates who support access to abortion.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
California Senate
Opposing Carly Fiorina (R)
Supporting Barbara Boxer (D)
$1,669 $2,430 $9,300 $55,585
Pennsylvania Senate
Opposing Arlen Specter (D)
Opposing Pat Toomey (R)
Supporting Joseph A. Sestak, Jr (D)
$1,490 $1,699 $9,647 $39,016
Michigan's 1st district
Opposing Bart Stupak (D)
Supporting Mario Fundaro (D)
$0 $0 $0 $35,064
Colorado Senate
Opposing Ken Buck (R)
Supporting Michael F. Bennet (D)
$90 $191 $10 $21,158
Michigan's 7th district
Opposing Tim Walberg (R)
Supporting Mark Schauer (D)
$0 $0 $6,958 $20,126
Delaware Senate
Opposing Christine O'Donnell (R)
Supporting Chris Coons (D)
$0 $0 $2,314 $19,871
Florida Senate
Opposing Charlie Crist (I)
Opposing Marco Rubio (R)
Supporting Kendrick B. Meek (D)
$2,235 $2,361 $30 $12,767
Washington Senate
Opposing Dino Rossi (R)
Supporting Patty Murray (D)
$57 $0 $6,958 $7,523
Pennsylvania's 6th district
Opposing Jim Gerlach (R)
Supporting Manan Trivedi (D)
$0 $0 $6,958 $7,234
Pennsylvania's 8th district
Opposing Michael G. Fitzpatrick (R)
Supporting Patrick J. Murphy (D)
$0 $1,991 $7 $7,202
Colorado's 4th district
Opposing Cory Gardner (R)
Supporting Betsy Markey (D)
$0 $1,993 $10 $5,562
New Hampshire's 2nd district
Opposing Charles Bass (R)
Supporting Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
Supporting Katrina Swett (D)
$0 $1,997 $0 $5,527
New York's 20th district
Supporting Scott Murphy (D)
$0 $0 $0 $5,205
Arizona's 5th district
Opposing David Schweikert (R)
Supporting Harry E. Mitchell (D)
$0 $23 $0 $5,112
California's 45th district
Opposing Mary Bono Mack (R)
Supporting Stephen P. Pougnet (D)
$0 $0 $0 $4,172
New Jersey's 3rd district
Supporting John H. Adler (D)
$0 $0 $0 $3,559
Louisiana's 2nd district
Opposing Joseph Cao (R)
Supporting Cedric L. Richmond (D)
$1,462 $1,231 $0 $3,064
Illinois's 10th district
Opposing Robert Dold (R)
Supporting Dan Seals (D)
$1,462 $1,231 $0 $2,985
California's 3rd district
Opposing Dan Lungren (R)
Supporting Ami Bera (D)
$1,462 $1,238 $8 $2,846
Ohio's 12th district
Opposing Patrick J. Tiberi (R)
Supporting Paula Brooks (D)
$0 $0 $0 $1,749
Arizona's 8th district
Opposing Jesse Kelly (R)
Supporting Gabrielle Giffords (D)
$0 $24 $24 $1,659
Ohio's 15th district
Supporting Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
$0 $0 $0 $1,611
New York Senate
Supporting Kirsten Gillibrand (D)
$0 $0 $0 $1,471
New Hampshire Senate
Opposing Kelly A. Ayotte (R)
Supporting Paul W. Hodes (D)
$57 $1,052 $0 $1,451
Colorado Senate
Supporting Bob Schaffer (R)
$0 $0 $0 $758
Illinois's 11th district
Opposing Adam Kinzinger (R)
Supporting Deborah Halvorson (D)
$0 $0 $0 $276
Illinois Senate
Opposing Mark Kirk (R)
Supporting Alexander Giannoulias (D)
$0 $0 $0 $276
Washington's 8th district
Opposing Dave Reichert (R)
Supporting Suzan DelBene (D)
$0 $0 $0 $276
Arizona's 3rd district
Opposing Ben Quayle (R)
Supporting Jon Hulburd (D)
$0 $16 $0 $266
Alaska Senate
Opposing Lisa Murkowski (I)
Opposing Joe Miller (R)
Supporting Scott McAdams (D)
$175 $0 $0 $175
Michigan's 9th district
Opposing Andrew Raczkowski (R)
Supporting Gary Peters (D)
$0 $17 $0 $171
Florida's 19th district
Supporting Ted Deutch (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
New York's 19th district
Supporting John Hall (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
Oregon's 5th district
Supporting Kurt Schrader (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
Pennsylvania's 7th district
Supporting Bryan Lentz (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
South Dakota's 1st district
Supporting Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
Virginia's 9th district
Supporting Rick Boucher (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
Washington's 3rd district
Supporting Dennis Heck (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
Wisconsin Senate
Supporting Russ Feingold (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
Illinois's 14th district
Supporting Bill Foster (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
New Mexico's 1st district
Supporting Martin Heinrich (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
New York's 1st district
Supporting Timothy H. Bishop (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
Oregon's 1st district
Supporting David Wu (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
Nevada Senate
Opposing Sharron E. Angle (R)
$90 $0 $0 $90
Kentucky Senate
Opposing Rand Paul (R)
$90 $0 $0 $90
New York's 14th district
Supporting Carolyn B. Maloney (D)
$0 $0 $0 $57
Massachusetts's 9th district
Supporting Stephen F. Lynch (D)
Supporting Macdonald King D'Alessandro (D)
$0 $0 $0 $41
Florida's 22nd district
Opposing Allen B. West (R)
Supporting Ron Klein (D)
$0 $7 $0 $14
Hawaii's 1st district
Supporting Colleen Hanabusa (D)
$0 $0 $0 $9
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