Ohio's 16th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $6,961,457 on independent campaigning in Ohio's 16th congressional district this year, with $2,917,709 benefiting Republicans and $4,043,748 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees
Opposing James B. Renacci (R)
$409,750 $342,925 $0 $1,587,021
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing James B. Renacci (R)
$307,217 $294,112 $298,585 $1,449,104
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing John A. Boccieri (D)
$20,469 $332,475 $426,950 $1,262,311
Service Employees International Union
Opposing James B. Renacci (R)
Supporting John A. Boccieri (D)
$24,700 $12,350 $35,737 $644,949
60 Plus Association
Opposing John A. Boccieri (D)
$0 $0 $5,608 $639,901
American Crossroads
Opposing John A. Boccieri (D)
$447,125 $0 $0 $447,125
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing John A. Boccieri (D)
$0 $181,945 $0 $421,315
League of Conservation Voters
Supporting John A. Boccieri (D)
$0 $0 $250,018 $250,018
The American Worker
Opposing James B. Renacci (R)
$0 $0 $51,000 $51,000
National Federation of Independent Business
Supporting James B. Renacci (R)
$0 $0 $0 $40,764
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing John A. Boccieri (D)
$0 $34,152 $0 $34,152
Americans United for Life
Opposing John A. Boccieri (D)
$15,448 $0 $0 $31,872
Family Research Council
Opposing John A. Boccieri (D)
$0 $0 $0 $28,380
VoteVets.org
Opposing James B. Renacci (R)
$0 $0 $24,700 $24,700
Protecting America's Retirees
Supporting John A. Boccieri (D)
$0 $24,120 $0 $24,120
Working America
Supporting John A. Boccieri (D)
$683 $1,710 $4,319 $12,836
Right to Life
Supporting James B. Renacci (R)
$886 $0 $0 $4,672
American Majority Action Inc.
Supporting James B. Renacci (R)
$544 $0 $0 $3,396
Americans for Prosperity
Opposing John A. Boccieri (D)
$0 $0 $0 $1,800
Revere America
Opposing John A. Boccieri (D)
$989 $0 $0 $989
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing John A. Boccieri (D)
$0 $850 $0 $850
FreedomWorks
Supporting James B. Renacci (R)
$182 $0 $0 $182
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