National Wildlife Federation

National Wildlife Federation has reported spending a total of $351,959 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 100% benefiting Democratic candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
North Carolina's 11th district
Supporting Heath Shuler (D)
$0 $111,674 $0 $111,674
New Mexico's 1st district
Supporting Martin Heinrich (D)
$15,580 $34,231 $10,199 $70,129
Pennsylvania Senate
Supporting Joseph A. Sestak, Jr (D)
$13,560 $0 $0 $62,825
Michigan's 7th district
Supporting Mark Schauer (D)
$0 $31,400 $0 $31,400
Colorado Senate
Supporting Michael F. Bennet (D)
$15,000 $13,540 $0 $28,540
Nevada Senate
Supporting Harry Reid (D)
$0 $25,392 $0 $25,392
Colorado's 4th district
Supporting Betsy Markey (D)
$0 $22,000 $0 $22,000
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