Patriots Fund

Patriots Fund has reported spending a total of $42,240 on independent campaigning through October 2010, with 100% benefiting Republican candidates. Back to group list.

Race Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election 2010 Total
Michigan's 9th district
Opposing Gary Peters (D)
Supporting Andrew Raczkowski (R)
$27,953 $0 $0 $27,953
Michigan's 7th district
Opposing Mark Schauer (D)
Supporting Tim Walberg (R)
$8,183 $0 $0 $8,183
Michigan's 1st district
Opposing Gary J. McDowell (D)
Supporting Daniel J. Benishek (R)
$3,053 $0 $0 $3,053
Michigan's 3rd district
Opposing Pat Miles (D)
Supporting Justin Amash (R)
$3,053 $0 $0 $3,053
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