New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,522,917 on independent campaigning in New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district this year, with $1,550,571 benefiting Republicans and $1,972,346 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Charles Bass (R)
$487,837 $340,964 $34,595 $968,365
Revere America
Opposing Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
Supporting Charles Bass (R)
$1,566 $0 $393,935 $751,218
America's Families First Action Fund
Opposing Charles Bass (R)
$275,000 $399,985 $0 $674,985
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
$0 $130,331 $128,307 $424,113
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
$0 $149,380 $0 $149,380
League of Conservation Voters
Supporting Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
$81,109 $45,999 $0 $127,109
Women Vote!
Opposing Charles Bass (R)
Supporting Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
$35,524 $49,140 $0 $95,289
Planned Parenthood
Opposing Charles Bass (R)
Supporting Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
$6,000 $67,385 $5,741 $89,125
National Rifle Association
Supporting Charles Bass (R)
$2,279 $6,932 $75,999 $86,712
Americans for Prosperity
Opposing Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
$0 $0 $0 $75,762
National Federation of Independent Business
Supporting Charles Bass (R)
$0 $0 $0 $33,833
Business Institute for Political Analysis
Supporting Charles Bass (R)
$0 $11,499 $0 $11,499
60 Plus Association
Opposing Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
$0 $0 $10,954 $10,954
Service Employees International Union
Supporting Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
$8,820 $0 $0 $8,820
Safari Club International
Supporting Charles Bass (R)
$0 $0 $0 $6,250
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Opposing Charles Bass (R)
Supporting Katrina Swett (D)
Supporting Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
$0 $1,997 $0 $5,527
MoveOn.org
Supporting Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
$0 $2,181 $0 $3,125
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
$850 $0 $0 $850
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