Working For Us

Working For Us has reported spending a total of $886,543 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
Illinois Senate
Opposing Mark Kirk (R)
$0 $192,128 $500,000 $692,128
Connecticut's 5th district
Opposing Sam Caligiuri (R)
$78,750 $0 $0 $78,750
Michigan's 1st district
Supporting Gary J. McDowell (D)
$58,465 $0 $0 $58,465
Connecticut's 4th district
Opposing Dan Debicella (R)
$40,500 $0 $0 $40,500
Connecticut Senate
Opposing Linda McMahon (R)
$16,700 $0 $0 $16,700
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