New York's 1st congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $1,069,218 on independent campaigning in New York's 1st congressional district this year, with $668,683 benefiting Republicans and $400,535 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Alliance For America's Future
Opposing Timothy H. Bishop (D)
Supporting Randy Altschuler (R)
$0 $0 $0 $360,000
60 Plus Association
Opposing Timothy H. Bishop (D)
$98,026 $0 $0 $245,720
America's Families First Action Fund
Opposing Randy Altschuler (R)
$0 $201,509 $0 $201,509
National Education Association
Opposing Randy Altschuler (R)
$0 $100,044 $0 $100,044
Service Employees International Union
Supporting Timothy H. Bishop (D)
$0 $0 $98,845 $98,845
National Republican Congressional Committee
Opposing Timothy H. Bishop (D)
$48,409 $0 $0 $48,409
National Rifle Association
Supporting Randy Altschuler (R)
$0 $9,837 $0 $9,837
Right to Life
Supporting Randy Altschuler (R)
$0 $0 $3,258 $3,287
Revere America
Opposing Timothy H. Bishop (D)
$1,430 $0 $0 $1,430
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Supporting Timothy H. Bishop (D)
$0 $0 $0 $138
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