Utah's 2nd congressional district

Interest groups and political parties reported spending $303,723 on independent campaigning in Utah's 2nd congressional district this year, with $110,710 benefiting Republicans and $193,013 benefiting Democrats. Back to race list.

Group Week before election Two weeks before election Three weeks before election Total
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Supporting Jim Matheson (D)
$0 $0 $0 $180,308
Supporting Morgan Philpot (R)
$6,510 $0 $0 $55,310
Barbara Alice Baker
Supporting Morgan Philpot (R)
$50,000 $0 $0 $50,000
National Rifle Association
Supporting Jim Matheson (D)
$0 $8,705 $0 $8,705
Jared Crocker
Supporting Morgan Philpot (R)
$0 $0 $0 $5,400
Blue America
Supporting Claudia Wright (D)
$0 $0 $0 $4,000
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