Oregon's 5th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,103,505 on independent campaigning in Oregon's 5th congressional district this year, with $1,590,100 benefiting Republicans and $1,513,405 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Scott Bruun (R)
$363,138 $469,926 $231,827 $1,247,472
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Kurt Schrader (D)
$20,616 $101,535 $270,417 $746,729
American Action Network
Opposing Kurt Schrader (D)
$0 $390,000 $350,000 $740,000
Credit Union National Association
Supporting Kurt Schrader (D)
$0 $52,260 $69,680 $156,320
Citizens for Strength and Security
Supporting Kurt Schrader (D)
$0 $109,475 $0 $109,475
Right To Life of Oregon
Supporting Fred Thompson (R)
Supporting Scott Bruun (R)
$7,500 $370 $0 $62,423
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Kurt Schrader (D)
$0 $23,763 $0 $23,763
Right to Life
Supporting Scott Bruun (R)
$4,347 $0 $0 $8,730
60 Plus Association
Opposing Kurt Schrader (D)
$0 $0 $5,856 $5,856
Supporting Scott Bruun (R)
$1,502 $0 $0 $1,502
Revere America
Opposing Kurt Schrader (D)
$1,098 $0 $0 $1,098
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Supporting Kurt Schrader (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
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