North Carolina's 11th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $1,988,592 on independent campaigning in North Carolina's 11th congressional district this year, with $1,303,568 benefiting Republicans and $685,024 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Americans for Job Security
Opposing Heath Shuler (D)
$0 $0 $0 $750,524
Center for Individual Freedom
Opposing Heath Shuler (D)
$0 $45,600 $213,666 $259,266
American Crossroads
Opposing Heath Shuler (D)
$252,378 $0 $0 $252,378
League of Conservation Voters
Supporting Heath Shuler (D)
$16,550 $225,040 $10 $241,600
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Jeff Miller (R)
$136,000 $95,113 $0 $231,113
National Wildlife Federation
Supporting Heath Shuler (D)
$0 $111,674 $0 $111,674
Citizens for Strength and Security
Supporting Heath Shuler (D)
$0 $77,475 $0 $77,475
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Heath Shuler (D)
$0 $0 $32,545 $32,545
National Rifle Association
Supporting Heath Shuler (D)
$0 $23,162 $0 $23,162
FreedomWorks
Supporting Jeff Miller (R)
$574 $8,281 $0 $8,855
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