Emily's List

Emily's List has reported spending a total of $74,299 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 100% benefiting Democratic candidates. Back to group list.

The liberal group helps elect female candidates who support abortion rights. The group channels contributions from its 100,000 members to endorsed politicians and also uses large donations for issue advocacy.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Massachusetts Senate
Opposing Scott P. Brown (R)
$0 $0 $0 $74,299
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