United Mine Workers of America

United Mine Workers of America has reported spending a total of $315,905 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
West Virginia's 3rd district
Supporting Nick Rahall (D)
$0 $0 $0 $187,895
Virginia's 9th district
Supporting Rick Boucher (D)
$0 $0 $0 $78,010
West Virginia Senate
Opposing John R Raese (R)
$0 $50,000 $0 $50,000
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