North Dakota's 1st congressional district

Interest groups and political parties have reported spending $2,734,831 on independent campaigning in North Dakota's 1st congressional district this year, with $1,553,644 benefiting Republicans and $1,181,187 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Last week Two weeks ago Three weeks ago Total
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Earl Pomeroy (D)
$0 $169,127 $239,854 $992,624
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Rick Berg (R)
$341,059 $256,971 $244,764 $842,794
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing Earl Pomeroy (D)
$0 $0 $0 $273,525
America's Families First Action Fund
Opposing Rick Berg (R)
$0 $264,106 $0 $264,106
American Crossroads
Opposing Earl Pomeroy (D)
$247,700 $0 $0 $247,700
Service Employees International Union
Supporting Earl Pomeroy (D)
$0 $0 $0 $33,368
Patriot Majority
Opposing Rick Berg (R)
$30,000 $0 $0 $30,000
Focus On The Family Action
Opposing Earl Pomeroy (D)
$0 $0 $0 $18,150
National Federation of Independent Business
Supporting Rick Berg (R)
$0 $0 $0 $13,764
Right to Life
Supporting Rick Berg (R)
$1,137 $0 $0 $7,164
America Votes
Opposing Rick Berg (R)
$0 $6,871 $0 $6,871
National Committee To Preserve Social Security & Medicare Pac
Supporting Earl Pomeroy (D)
$0 $4,047 $0 $4,047
Revere America
Opposing Earl Pomeroy (D)
$718 $0 $0 $718
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