Oregon's 4th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $650,399 on independent campaigning in Oregon's 4th congressional district this year, with $616,690 benefiting Republicans and $33,709 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
Concerned Taxpayers of America
Opposing Peter DeFazio (D)
Supporting Art Robinson (R)
$203,167 $85,207 $125,800 $592,174
Patriot Majority
Opposing Art Robinson (R)
$17,716 $13,225 $0 $30,941
Right To Life of Oregon
Supporting Art Robinson (R)
$0 $22,643 $0 $23,223
Supporting Peter DeFazio (D)
$2,768 $0 $0 $2,768
Revere America
Opposing Peter DeFazio (D)
$1,293 $0 $0 $1,293
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