2010 Leadership Council

2010 Leadership Council has reported spending a total of $248,476 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
Kentucky's 6th district
Opposing Andy Barr (R)
$15,000 $70,754 $0 $85,754
New York's 20th district
Opposing Chris Gibson (R)
Supporting Scott Murphy (D)
$10,000 $53,950 $0 $63,950
Mississippi's 4th district
Supporting Gene Taylor (D)
$10,000 $45,972 $0 $55,972
Wisconsin's 3rd district
Supporting Ron Kind (D)
$27,600 $0 $0 $27,600
Idaho's 1st district
Opposing Raul Labrador (R)
$9,600 $0 $0 $9,600
Arkansas's 1st district
Supporting Chad Causey (D)
$5,600 $0 $0 $5,600
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