New Prosperity Foundation

New Prosperity Foundation has reported spending a total of $1,478,925 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
Illinois Senate
Opposing Alexander Giannoulias (D)
Supporting Mark Kirk (R)
$473,588 $185,007 $0 $1,006,309
Indiana's 9th district
Opposing Baron Hill (D)
$27,500 $22,000 $80,000 $179,500
Indiana's 2nd district
Opposing Joe Donnelly (D)
$18,350 $0 $0 $148,350
Illinois's 10th district
Opposing Dan Seals (D)
Supporting Robert Dold (R)
$72,052 $35,214 $0 $107,266
Wisconsin's 7th district
Opposing Julie Lassa (D)
$0 $0 $0 $25,000
Indiana's 3rd district
Opposing Tom Hayhurst (D)
$0 $0 $0 $12,500
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