New Mexico's 1st congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,684,800 on independent campaigning in New Mexico's 1st congressional district this year, with $2,452,135 benefiting Republicans and $1,232,665 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
American Action Network
Opposing Martin Heinrich (D)
$449,730 $275,000 $275,000 $999,730
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Jon Barela (R)
$498,025 $371,984 $116,245 $986,255
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Martin Heinrich (D)
$31,169 $176,009 $162,775 $549,013
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing Martin Heinrich (D)
$0 $172,284 $0 $416,882
American Future Fund
Opposing Martin Heinrich (D)
$0 $0 $0 $340,944
League of Conservation Voters
Supporting Martin Heinrich (D)
$55,310 $57,320 $0 $112,629
National Wildlife Federation
Supporting Martin Heinrich (D)
$15,580 $34,231 $10,199 $70,129
National Federation of Independent Business
Supporting Jon Barela (R)
$0 $0 $0 $64,464
Working America
Supporting Martin Heinrich (D)
$7,333 $6,031 $5,829 $42,296
Americans for Tax Reform
Opposing Martin Heinrich (D)
$0 $0 $22,729 $22,729
Business Institute for Political Analysis
Supporting Jon Barela (R)
$0 $21,999 $0 $21,999
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing Martin Heinrich (D)
$0 $15,390 $0 $15,390
Right to Life
Supporting Jon Barela (R)
$2,884 $0 $0 $11,138
Humane Society
Supporting Martin Heinrich (D)
$0 $0 $9,525 $9,525
Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund
Opposing Jon Barela (R)
Supporting Martin Heinrich (D)
$8,895 $0 $133 $9,028
60 Plus Association
Opposing Martin Heinrich (D)
$0 $8,731 $0 $8,731
MoveOn.org
Supporting Martin Heinrich (D)
$0 $2,181 $0 $2,665
Revere America
Opposing Martin Heinrich (D)
$933 $0 $0 $933
FreedomWorks
Supporting Jon Barela (R)
$182 $0 $0 $182
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Supporting Martin Heinrich (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
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