Working America

Working America has reported spending a total of $2,146,864 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
Arkansas Senate
Opposing Blanche Lincoln (D)
Supporting Bill Halter (D)
$0 $0 $0 $1,310,648
Pennsylvania Senate
Opposing Pat Toomey (R)
Supporting Joseph A. Sestak, Jr (D)
$26,651 $22,862 $20,196 $131,199
Nevada Senate
Opposing Sharron E. Angle (R)
Supporting Harry Reid (D)
$14,806 $11,777 $10,879 $98,439
Colorado Senate
Opposing Ken Buck (R)
Supporting Michael F. Bennet (D)
$7,580 $11,520 $10,445 $75,000
Arkansas's 2nd district
Opposing Tim Griffin (R)
Supporting Joyce Elliott (D)
$9,862 $10,993 $9,757 $74,543
Nevada's 3rd district
Supporting Dina Titus (D)
$14,788 $11,179 $10,879 $68,574
Ohio's 1st district
Supporting Steve Driehaus (D)
$13,258 $13,320 $6,536 $66,091
Michigan's 7th district
Supporting Mark Schauer (D)
$9,061 $7,127 $7,127 $57,315
Colorado's 7th district
Supporting Edwin G. Perlmutter (D)
$4,738 $11,521 $10,445 $51,337
New Mexico's 1st district
Supporting Martin Heinrich (D)
$7,333 $6,031 $5,829 $42,296
Pennsylvania's 7th district
Supporting Bryan Lentz (D)
$153 $5,797 $25 $29,799
Ohio's 13th district
Supporting Betty Sue Sutton (D)
$4,919 $586 $3,306 $21,815
Ohio's 15th district
Supporting Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
$3,997 $6,064 $2,695 $20,970
Pennsylvania's 3rd district
Supporting Kathleen Dahlkemper (D)
$7,260 $7,474 $2,892 $20,669
Pennsylvania's 8th district
Supporting Patrick J. Murphy (D)
$11,555 $1,707 $4,605 $18,047
New Mexico's 2nd district
Supporting Harry Teague (D)
$4,470 $4,791 $3,659 $17,075
Ohio's 16th district
Supporting John A. Boccieri (D)
$683 $1,710 $4,319 $12,836
Minnesota's 6th district
Opposing Michele Bachmann (R)
Supporting Tarryl Clark (D)
$2,329 $430 $7,730 $11,665
Ohio's 12th district
Supporting Paula Brooks (D)
$0 $0 $0 $9,010
Ohio Senate
Supporting Lee Irwin Fisher (D)
$0 $0 $0 $9,001
Pennsylvania's 12th district
Supporting Mark Critz (D)
$0 $250 $0 $250
Delaware's 1st district
Opposing Glen Urquhart (R)
Supporting John Carney (D)
$49 $0 $0 $49
Delaware Senate
Opposing Christine O'Donnell (R)
Supporting Chris Coons (D)
$49 $0 $0 $49
Kentucky Senate
Opposing Rand Paul (R)
Supporting Jack Conway (D)
$37 $0 $0 $37
Missouri Senate
Opposing Roy Blunt (R)
Supporting Robin Carnahan (D)
$37 $0 $0 $37
Washington Senate
Opposing Dino Rossi (R)
Supporting Patty Murray (D)
$37 $0 $0 $37
North Carolina Senate
Opposing Richard Burr (R)
Supporting Elaine Marshall (D)
$25 $0 $0 $25
West Virginia Senate
Opposing John R Raese (R)
Supporting Joe Manchin (D)
$25 $0 $0 $25
Indiana Senate
Opposing Daniel R. Coats (R)
Supporting Brad Ellsworth (D)
$24 $0 $0 $24
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