New York's 22nd congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $630,992 on independent campaigning in New York's 22nd congressional district this year, with $630,992 benefiting Republicans and $0 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
American Crossroads
Opposing Maurice Hinchey (D)
$268,546 $0 $265,038 $533,584
Citizens for the Republic
Supporting George K. Phillips (R)
$94,451 $0 $0 $94,451
Revere America
Opposing Maurice Hinchey (D)
$1,569 $0 $0 $1,569
Right to Life
Supporting George K. Phillips (R)
$0 $0 $1,359 $1,388
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