Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $584,585 on independent campaigning in Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district this year, with $449,144 benefiting Republicans and $135,441 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Americans for Job Security
Opposing Jason Altmire (D)
$0 $0 $0 $443,960
American Hospital Association
Supporting Jason Altmire (D)
$0 $116,000 $0 $116,000
Safari Club International
Supporting Jason Altmire (D)
$0 $0 $10,244 $10,244
National Rifle Association
Supporting Jason Altmire (D)
$0 $9,196 $0 $9,196
American Majority Action Inc.
Supporting Keith J. Rothfus (R)
$0 $0 $0 $3,557
Club for Growth
Supporting Keith J. Rothfus (R)
$0 $1,627 $0 $1,627
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