National Federation of Independent Business

National Federation of Independent Business has reported spending a total of $1,006,342 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 100% benefiting Republican candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Pennsylvania Senate
Supporting Pat Toomey (R)
$152,216 $0 $0 $310,231
North Carolina Senate
Supporting Richard Burr (R)
$0 $0 $0 $126,764
Washington Senate
Supporting Dino Rossi (R)
$98,950 $0 $0 $98,950
Wisconsin Senate
Supporting Ron Johnson (R)
$0 $0 $0 $78,464
New Mexico's 1st district
Supporting Jon Barela (R)
$0 $0 $0 $64,464
South Carolina's 5th district
Supporting John Michael "Mick'' Mulvaney (R)
$0 $0 $0 $46,564
Ohio's 16th district
Supporting James B. Renacci (R)
$0 $0 $0 $40,764
Florida's 8th district
Supporting Daniel Webster (R)
$0 $0 $0 $35,764
New Hampshire Senate
Supporting Kelly A. Ayotte (R)
$0 $0 $0 $33,833
New Hampshire's 1st district
Supporting Frank Guinta (R)
$0 $0 $0 $33,833
New Hampshire's 2nd district
Supporting Charles Bass (R)
$0 $0 $0 $33,833
Nevada's 3rd district
Supporting Joe Heck (R)
$0 $0 $0 $27,764
Virginia's 5th district
Supporting Robert Hurt (R)
$0 $0 $0 $19,164
Washington's 3rd district
Supporting Jaime Herrera (R)
$15,114 $0 $0 $15,114
Washington's 2nd district
Supporting John Koster (R)
$14,311 $0 $0 $14,311
North Dakota's 1st district
Supporting Rick Berg (R)
$0 $0 $0 $13,764
Indiana's 8th district
Supporting Larry D. Bucshon (R)
$0 $0 $0 $12,764
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