The American Worker

The American Worker has reported spending a total of $724,100 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
Texas's 23rd district
Opposing Francisco Canseco (R)
Supporting Ciro D. Rodriguez (D)
$35,000 $15,000 $275,503 $536,341
Pennsylvania's 8th district
Opposing Michael G. Fitzpatrick (R)
Supporting Patrick J. Murphy (D)
$33,033 $51,926 $27,000 $111,959
Ohio's 16th district
Opposing James B. Renacci (R)
$0 $0 $51,000 $51,000
Louisiana's 2nd district
Opposing Joseph Cao (R)
Supporting Cedric L. Richmond (D)
$0 $17,260 $0 $17,260
Delaware's 1st district
Supporting John Carney (D)
$3,770 $0 $0 $3,770
Delaware Senate
Supporting Chris Coons (D)
$3,770 $0 $0 $3,770
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