Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $614,619 on independent campaigning in Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district this year, with $606,328 benefiting Republicans and $8,291 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
National Association Of Realtors
Supporting Jim Gerlach (R)
$0 $0 $472,100 $475,508
American Hospital Association
Supporting Jim Gerlach (R)
$0 $106,000 $0 $106,000
Humane Society
Supporting Jim Gerlach (R)
$0 $0 $14,335 $14,335
Right to Life
Supporting Jim Gerlach (R)
$1,196 $0 $7,014 $8,242
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Opposing Jim Gerlach (R)
Supporting Manan Trivedi (D)
$0 $0 $6,958 $7,234
National Rifle Association
Supporting Jim Gerlach (R)
$0 $2,242 $0 $2,242
Progressive Future Incorporated
Supporting Manan Trivedi (D)
$1,057 $0 $0 $1,057
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