American Optometric Association

American Optometric Association has reported spending a total of $156,194 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 64% benefiting Republican candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Arkansas Senate
Supporting John Boozman (R)
$0 $0 $0 $100,000
Illinois's 9th district
Supporting Jan Schakowsky (D)
$0 $56,194 $0 $56,194
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