Arkansas's 2nd congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $132,561 on independent campaigning in Arkansas's 2nd congressional district this year, with $58,018 benefiting Republicans and $74,543 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Working America
Opposing Tim Griffin (R)
Supporting Joyce Elliott (D)
$9,862 $10,993 $9,757 $74,543
Military Families United
Supporting Tim Griffin (R)
$0 $0 $17,750 $17,750
Safari Club International
Supporting Tim Griffin (R)
$0 $0 $16,246 $16,246
Americans United for Life
Opposing Joyce Elliott (D)
$14,610 $0 $0 $14,610
Revere America
Supporting Tim Griffin (R)
$4,913 $0 $0 $4,913
Right to Life
Supporting Tim Griffin (R)
$890 $0 $2,067 $4,499
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