Ohio's 15th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $390,398 on independent campaigning in Ohio's 15th congressional district this year, with $334,720 benefiting Republicans and $55,679 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Opposing Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
$0 $0 $0 $261,735
Business Institute for Political Analysis
Supporting Steve Stivers (R)
$20,000 $0 $26,999 $46,999
Working America
Supporting Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
$3,997 $6,064 $2,695 $20,970
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Opposing Steve Stivers (R)
$0 $0 $0 $20,692
Humane Society
Supporting Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
$0 $0 $10,407 $10,407
Revere America
Opposing Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
$8,576 $0 $0 $8,576
National Rifle Association
Opposing Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
Supporting Steve Stivers (R)
$1,757 $777 $1,778 $6,994
Right to Life
Supporting Steve Stivers (R)
$2,229 $0 $1,564 $3,827
American Majority Action Inc.
Supporting Steve Stivers (R)
$0 $0 $0 $3,167
Americans for Prosperity
Opposing Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
$0 $0 $0 $3,008
Blue America
Supporting Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
$0 $1,998 $0 $1,998
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Supporting Mary Jo Kilroy (D)
$0 $0 $0 $1,611
Supporting Steve Stivers (R)
$413 $0 $0 $413
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