New York's 20th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $2,633,796 on independent campaigning in New York's 20th congressional district this year, with $1,753,821 benefiting Republicans and $879,975 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Scott Murphy (D)
$0 $176,840 $202,853 $777,925
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Chris Gibson (R)
$232,111 $230,362 $107,730 $686,418
60 Plus Association
Opposing Scott Murphy (D)
$0 $0 $11,950 $516,437
American Crossroads
Opposing Scott Murphy (D)
$255,546 $0 $191,820 $447,366
Citizens for Strength and Security
Supporting Scott Murphy (D)
$0 $0 $114,650 $114,650
2010 Leadership Council
Opposing Chris Gibson (R)
Supporting Scott Murphy (D)
$10,000 $53,950 $0 $63,950
MoveOn.org
Supporting Scott Murphy (D)
$0 $2,181 $0 $9,751
Right to Life
Supporting Chris Gibson (R)
$1,891 $0 $4,391 $6,282
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Supporting Scott Murphy (D)
$0 $0 $0 $5,205
Americans for Prosperity
Opposing Scott Murphy (D)
$0 $0 $0 $2,780
Revere America
Opposing Scott Murphy (D)
$1,781 $0 $0 $1,781
Move America Forward
Supporting Chris Gibson (R)
$1,250 $0 $0 $1,250
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