Virginia's 11th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $3,676,600 on independent campaigning in Virginia's 11th congressional district this year, with $1,933,151 benefiting Republicans and $1,743,448 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
American Action Network
Opposing Gerry Connolly (D)
$950,000 $0 $850,000 $1,800,000
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Keith S. Fimian (R)
$1,230,134 $239,734 $25,910 $1,590,172
Americans United for Safe Streets
Opposing Keith S. Fimian (R)
$153,173 $0 $0 $153,173
Susan B Anthony List
Opposing Gerry Connolly (D)
$0 $36,346 $0 $36,346
Americans for Tax Reform
Opposing Gerry Connolly (D)
$0 $0 $30,848 $30,848
Focus on the Family Action
Supporting Keith S. Fimian (R)
$0 $27,840 $0 $27,840
60 Plus Association
Opposing Gerry Connolly (D)
$0 $0 $11,905 $11,905
National Rifle Association
Opposing Gerry Connolly (D)
Supporting Keith S. Fimian (R)
$2,188 $832 $2,296 $9,495
Right to Life
Supporting Keith S. Fimian (R)
$1,084 $0 $4,456 $5,559
FreedomWorks
Supporting Keith S. Fimian (R)
$4,713 $0 $0 $4,713
Alliance For America's Future
Supporting Keith S. Fimian (R)
$2,900 $0 $0 $2,900
Richard A Viguerie
Supporting Keith S. Fimian (R)
$0 $0 $0 $1,949
Revere America
Opposing Gerry Connolly (D)
$1,598 $0 $0 $1,598
National Treasury Employees Political Action Committee
Supporting Gerry Connolly (D)
$0 $103 $0 $103
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