Ohio's 6th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $2,009,200 on independent campaigning in Ohio's 6th congressional district this year, with $1,362,396 benefiting Republicans and $646,804 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
American Action Network
Opposing Charlie Wilson (D)
$0 $505,000 $505,000 $1,010,000
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Bill Johnson (R)
$265,864 $290,977 $64,820 $621,661
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Charlie Wilson (D)
$5,310 $133,385 $104,611 $337,616
National Rifle Association
Supporting Ted Strickland (D)
$0 $25,143 $0 $25,143
Supporting Bill Johnson (R)
$0 $5,359 $0 $5,359
Right to Life
Supporting Bill Johnson (R)
$1,562 $0 $0 $4,501
Alliance For America's Future
Supporting Bill Johnson (R)
$2,900 $0 $0 $2,900
Revere America
Opposing Charlie Wilson (D)
$1,602 $0 $0 $1,602
Americans for Prosperity
Opposing Charlie Wilson (D)
$0 $0 $0 $420
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