Service Employees International Union
Service Employees International Union has reported spending a total of $9,478,942 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 100% benefiting Democratic candidates. Back to group list.
SEIU is one of the largest unions in the United States with 2.2 million members in three industries: health, government and property services. The union, which split from the AFL-CIO labor federation in 2005, has been one of the most aggressive politically and has a distinctive style of electioneering, running mostly positive ads and using small donations from its members instead of general treasury funds to fund its political operation. It has the largest federal political action committee (PAC) in the country.
|Race||Week before election||Two weeks before election||Three weeks before election||2010 Total|
| Arkansas Senate |
Opposing Blanche Lincoln (D)
Supporting Bill Halter (D)
| Massachusetts Senate |
Opposing Scott P. Brown (R)
Supporting Martha Coakley (D)
| Ohio's 16th district |
Opposing James B. Renacci (R)
Supporting John A. Boccieri (D)
| Illinois's 17th district |
Opposing Bobby Schilling (R)
Supporting Phil Hare (D)
| Virginia's 5th district |
Opposing Robert Hurt (R)
Supporting Tom Perriello (D)
| Michigan's 7th district |
Opposing Tim Walberg (R)
Supporting Mark Schauer (D)
| Nevada's 3rd district |
Opposing Joe Heck (R)
Supporting Dina Titus (D)
| Pennsylvania's 8th district |
Opposing Michael G. Fitzpatrick (R)
| Massachusetts's 9th district |
Supporting Macdonald King D'Alessandro (D)
| New York's 19th district |
Supporting John Hall (D)
| Florida Senate |
Opposing Jeff Greene (D)
Supporting Kendrick B. Meek (D)
| Nevada Senate |
Opposing Sharron E. Angle (R)
| Pennsylvania's 12th district |
Opposing Tim Burns (R)
| Massachusetts's 10th district |
Opposing Jeff Perry (R)
| Ohio's 13th district |
Opposing Tom Ganley (R)
| New Hampshire Senate |
Supporting Paul W. Hodes (D)
| Colorado's 4th district |
Supporting Betsy Markey (D)
| Indiana's 9th district |
Opposing Todd Young (R)
| Florida's 25th district |
Opposing David Rivera (R)
Supporting Joe Garcia (D)
| Louisiana's 2nd district |
Supporting Cedric L. Richmond (D)
| New York's 1st district |
Supporting Timothy H. Bishop (D)
| Missouri Senate |
Opposing Roy Blunt (R)
Supporting Robin Carnahan (D)
| Arizona's 7th district |
Supporting Raul M. Grijalva (D)
| Colorado Senate |
Supporting Michael F. Bennet (D)
| Pennsylvania's 3rd district |
Supporting Kathleen Dahlkemper (D)
| North Dakota's 1st district |
Supporting Earl Pomeroy (D)
| California's 44th district |
Supporting Bill Hedrick (D)
| Rhode Island's 1st district |
Opposing John J. Loughlin II (R)
Supporting David N. Cicilline (D)
| New Hampshire's 1st district |
Supporting Carol Shea-Porter (D)
| New Hampshire's 2nd district |
Supporting Ann Mclane Kuster (D)
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