Sierra Club

Sierra Club has reported spending a total of $712,717 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 100% benefiting Democratic candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Washington Senate
Supporting Patty Murray (D)
$206,648 $169,397 $441 $376,486
Colorado Senate
Opposing Ken Buck (R)
Supporting Michael F. Bennet (D)
$28,633 $157,408 $28,977 $215,017
Michigan's 7th district
Opposing Tim Walberg (R)
Supporting Mark Schauer (D)
$4,834 $112,935 $2,910 $121,214
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