New York's 23rd congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $1,673,949 on independent campaigning in New York's 23rd congressional district this year, with $673,737 benefiting Republicans and $1,000,212 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Matt Doheny (R)
$456,134 $217,728 $161,614 $946,673
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Bill Owens (D)
$41,555 $176,977 $0 $218,532
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing Bill Owens (D)
$0 $206,572 $0 $206,572
Revere America
Opposing Bill Owens (D)
$1,372 $99,900 $0 $101,272
Super PAC for America
Opposing Bill Owens (D)
$93,471 $0 $0 $93,471
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees
Supporting Bill Owens (D)
$0 $0 $0 $53,539
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Bill Owens (D)
$0 $30,835 $0 $30,835
60 Plus Association
Opposing Bill Owens (D)
$0 $0 $11,655 $11,655
Americans for Prosperity
Opposing Bill Owens (D)
$0 $0 $0 $11,400
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