North Carolina's 7th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $764,704 on independent campaigning in North Carolina's 7th congressional district this year, with $494,479 benefiting Republicans and $270,225 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Mike McIntyre (D)
$4,483 $73,321 $42,223 $390,403
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Ilario Gregory Pantano (R)
$130,309 $62,134 $77,782 $270,225
Americans for Prosperity
Opposing Mike McIntyre (D)
$0 $0 $100,027 $100,027
Vets For Freedom
Supporting Ilario Gregory Pantano (R)
$2,920 $0 $0 $2,920
Move America Forward
Supporting Ilario Gregory Pantano (R)
$1,129 $0 $0 $1,129
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