North Carolina's 2nd congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $413,417 on independent campaigning in North Carolina's 2nd congressional district this year, with $413,417 benefiting Republicans and $0 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Americans for Job Security
Opposing Bob Etheridge (D)
$0 $0 $0 $359,484
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing Bob Etheridge (D)
$0 $14,579 $0 $14,579
Americans United for Life
Opposing Bob Etheridge (D)
$14,267 $0 $0 $14,267
Focus on the Family Action
Supporting Renee Ellmers (R)
$0 $13,056 $0 $13,056
60 Plus Association
Opposing Bob Etheridge (D)
$0 $0 $5,628 $5,628
Right to Life
Supporting Renee Ellmers (R)
$2,112 $0 $0 $3,892
Revere America
Opposing Bob Etheridge (D)
$2,511 $0 $0 $2,511
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