Ohio's 1st congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $390,111 on independent campaigning in Ohio's 1st congressional district this year, with $258,424 benefiting Republicans and $131,687 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Campaign for Working Families
Supporting Steve Chabot (R)
$0 $0 $0 $124,950
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing Steve Driehaus (D)
$0 $76,446 $0 $103,944
Working America
Supporting Steve Driehaus (D)
$13,258 $13,320 $6,536 $66,091
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Steve Chabot (R)
$0 $29,967 $29,811 $59,778
National Rifle Association
Opposing Steve Driehaus (D)
Supporting Steve Chabot (R)
$1,605 $581 $1,869 $7,970
Revere America
Opposing Steve Driehaus (D)
$6,489 $0 $0 $6,489
Congressional Black Caucus
Supporting Steve Driehaus (D)
$5,715 $0 $0 $5,715
Americans for Prosperity
Opposing Steve Driehaus (D)
$0 $0 $0 $5,700
Family Research Council
Opposing Steve Driehaus (D)
$0 $4,100 $0 $4,100
American Majority Action Inc.
Supporting Steve Chabot (R)
$0 $0 $0 $2,505
Right to Life
Supporting Steve Chabot (R)
$827 $1,266 $0 $2,128
FreedomWorks
Supporting Steve Chabot (R)
$639 $0 $0 $639
National Treasury Employees Political Action Committee
Supporting Steve Driehaus (D)
$0 $103 $0 $103
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