National Education Association

National Education Association has reported spending a total of $7,204,830 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 100% benefiting Democratic candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Colorado Senate
Opposing Ken Buck (R)
$547,000 $0 $1,350,000 $1,897,000
Washington Senate
Opposing Dino Rossi (R)
Supporting Patty Murray (D)
$1,000,000 $1,000 $0 $1,403,000
North Carolina's 8th district
Opposing Harold Johnson (R)
$27,992 $11,499 $469,236 $673,936
Arizona's 5th district
Opposing David Schweikert (R)
$0 $0 $0 $650,000
Ohio's 13th district
Opposing Tom Ganley (R)
$0 $0 $0 $550,000
Pennsylvania Senate
Opposing Pat Toomey (R)
$0 $500,000 $0 $500,000
Kentucky Senate
Opposing Rand Paul (R)
$400,000 $0 $0 $400,000
Virginia's 5th district
Opposing Robert Hurt (R)
$0 $284,962 $0 $284,962
Colorado's 3rd district
Opposing Scott Tipton (R)
Supporting John Salazar (D)
$0 $253,497 $0 $253,497
Florida's 22nd district
Opposing Allen B. West (R)
$62,702 $55,712 $113,253 $231,667
Illinois's 17th district
Opposing Bobby Schilling (R)
$0 $155,000 $0 $155,000
New York's 1st district
Opposing Randy Altschuler (R)
$0 $100,044 $0 $100,044
Florida Senate
Supporting Kendrick B. Meek (D)
$0 $0 $0 $53,000
Alabama's 1st district
Opposing Jo Bonner (R)
$0 $0 $0 $52,724
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