Nevada's 3rd congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $6,569,550 on independent campaigning in Nevada's 3rd congressional district this year, with $3,380,815 benefiting Republicans and $3,188,735 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Joe Heck (R)
$432,543 $409,539 $377,907 $1,382,353
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Dina Titus (D)
$0 $0 $399,659 $1,091,498
American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees
Opposing Joe Heck (R)
$0 $0 $0 $750,000
American Action Network
Opposing Dina Titus (D)
$0 $0 $705,000 $705,000
Americans for Tax Reform
Opposing Dina Titus (D)
$0 $0 $0 $622,323
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing Dina Titus (D)
$0 $199,850 $0 $449,850
Service Employees International Union
Opposing Joe Heck (R)
Supporting Dina Titus (D)
$84,271 $24,000 $20,000 $412,488
Women Vote!
Opposing Joe Heck (R)
$0 $0 $17,223 $347,217
League of Conservation Voters
Supporting Dina Titus (D)
$0 $5,247 $200,000 $205,247
Citizens United
Opposing Dina Titus (D)
$0 $0 $0 $139,540
National Emergency Medicine Political Action Committee
Supporting Joe Heck (R)
$35,478 $58,000 $0 $93,478
Working America
Supporting Dina Titus (D)
$14,788 $11,179 $10,879 $68,574
American Crossroads
Supporting Joe Heck (R)
$48,994 $18,679 $0 $67,672
American Osteopathic Information Association - Osteopathic Political Action Committee
Supporting Joe Heck (R)
$0 $62,000 $0 $62,000
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing Dina Titus (D)
$0 $29,590 $0 $29,590
Coalition to Protect Seniors
Opposing Dina Titus (D)
$0 $0 $0 $29,248
National Federation of Independent Business
Supporting Joe Heck (R)
$0 $0 $0 $27,764
American Congress Of OB-GYNs
Supporting Joe Heck (R)
$0 $0 $0 $18,010
Americans for Responsible Health Care
Opposing Dina Titus (D)
$0 $0 $0 $13,297
60 Plus Association
Opposing Dina Titus (D)
$0 $0 $12,108 $12,108
Humane Society
Supporting Dina Titus (D)
$0 $0 $11,275 $11,275
Right to Life
Supporting Joe Heck (R)
$782 $0 $4,784 $9,721
Nevada Advocates For Planned Parenthood
Opposing Joe Heck (R)
$0 $0 $6,950 $6,950
MoveOn.org
Supporting Dina Titus (D)
$0 $2,181 $0 $4,631
Revere America
Opposing Dina Titus (D)
$3,252 $0 $0 $3,252
Americans for New Leadership
Supporting Joe Heck (R)
$0 $0 $2,925 $2,925
National Rifle Association
Supporting Joe Heck (R)
$0 $926 $817 $1,743
Right To Life of Nevada
Supporting Joe Heck (R)
$0 $945 $0 $945
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Dina Titus (D)
$0 $850 $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