Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,459,943 on independent campaigning in Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district this year, with $1,579,593 benefiting Republicans and $1,880,350 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
National Association Of Realtors
Supporting Paul E. Kanjorski (D)
$53,600 $0 $0 $1,205,681
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Paul E. Kanjorski (D)
$0 $156,109 $159,693 $901,831
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Louis J. Barletta (R)
$205,834 $196,234 $36,641 $670,577
60 Plus Association
Opposing Paul E. Kanjorski (D)
$0 $0 $6,579 $470,590
Center for Individual Freedom
Opposing Paul E. Kanjorski (D)
$0 $0 $132,359 $132,359
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing Paul E. Kanjorski (D)
$0 $38,286 $0 $38,286
Americans United for Life
Opposing Paul E. Kanjorski (D)
$12,744 $0 $0 $12,744
Focus on the Family Action
Supporting Louis J. Barletta (R)
$0 $8,940 $0 $8,940
Right to Life
Supporting Louis J. Barletta (R)
$1,802 $0 $5,175 $7,011
America Votes
Supporting Paul E. Kanjorski (D)
$4,092 $0 $0 $4,092
American Majority Action Inc.
Supporting Louis J. Barletta (R)
$0 $0 $0 $3,073
Revere America
Opposing Paul E. Kanjorski (D)
$2,708 $0 $0 $2,708
Fidelis
Opposing Paul E. Kanjorski (D)
$0 $0 $1,200 $1,200
Americans for Limited Government
Opposing Paul E. Kanjorski (D)
$0 $850 $0 $850
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