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BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R)
Office Sought: MI-1 (House)

  • 2012 election cycle outside spending summary
  • Independent expenditures made supporting this candidate: $415,072.14
  • Independent expenditures made opposing this candidate: $3,583,255.02

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Independent Expenditure Summary

This is a list of all groups that have supported or opposed this candidate with independent expenditures.

Committee Support/oppose Amount
LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Oppose $881,723.76
MICHIGAN LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS Oppose $863,696.13
DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $726,272.33
HOUSE MAJORITY PAC Oppose $511,639.92
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $310,337.09
SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $236,804.80
NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Support $160,157.52
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $100,000.00
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY INC POLITICAL COMMITTEE (OPHTHPAC) Support $43,957.00
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $34,392.14
LCV VICTORY FUND Oppose $34,361.32
SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL PAC (SCI-PAC) Support $27,762.36
SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION PEA-FEDERAL Oppose $17,707.17
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $15,000.00
FARM BUREAU PAC Support $14,000.00
INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S VOICE Support $4,858.90
NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND Support $2,884.91
NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $2,363.04
PATRIOTS FUND Support $2,340.86
FAITH FAMILY FREEDOM FUND Support $2,160.00
MICHIGAN REPUBLICAN PARTY Support $1,834.22
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Support $1,437.14
THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION Support $1,242.89
WORKERS' VOICE Oppose $659.63
RIGHT TO LIFE OF MICHIGAN POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $400.75
LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Support $280.41
LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS ACTION FUND Oppose $52.87

Independent Expenditures

This is a list of all independent expenditures of $10,000 or more made by any committee for or against this candidate.

Date Committee Support/Oppose Amount State Purpose
2012-11-29 LCV VICTORY FUND Oppose $16,200.00 MI Pymt for Est of $16200.00 rptd on Post Gen, Paid in Full - GOTV Calls
2012-11-15 LCV VICTORY FUND Oppose $18,000.00 MI Actual pymt for Est. $18.000.00,reported on 10/29/2012. Paid in full - Persuasion Phones
2012-11-05 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $11,348.36 MI Phone Banking
2012-10-29 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $10,134.67 MI Mail Piece 'AME1210_Summary'
2012-10-27 MICHIGAN LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS Oppose $482,681.00 MI TV Buy
2012-10-27 MICHIGAN LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS Oppose $17,176.13 MI TV Ad Production
2012-10-27 LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Oppose $398,397.00 MI Support for IE Activity - TV Buy and Production
2012-10-27 LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Oppose $100,000.00 MI Support for IE Activity - TV Buy
2012-10-27 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $14,303.79 MI Media Production
2012-10-27 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $14,303.79 MI Media Production
2012-10-26 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Support $150,397.19 MI "MEDIA"
2012-10-26 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $170,641.05 MI Media Buy
2012-10-26 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $10,134.67 MI Mail Piece 'AME1209_Medicare Negative'
2012-10-24 AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $82,500.00 MI TV Ad Placement and Prodution
2012-10-24 AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $17,500.00 MI Radio Ad Placement and Produciton
2012-10-24 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $10,134.67 MI Mail Piece 'AME1208_Clean Water Negative'
2012-10-22 AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $15,000.00 MI Mailed Ad Piece
2012-10-22 SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $11,319.49 MI Direct Mail
2012-10-19 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $12,282.25 MI Media Production
2012-10-19 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $149,073.76 MI Media Buy
2012-10-17 HOUSE MAJORITY PAC Oppose $11,228.13 MI Media Production Costs
2012-10-17 HOUSE MAJORITY PAC Oppose $320,146.04 MI Television Advertising
2012-10-16 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $23,198.24 MI Mail Piece 'AME1205_Clean water'
2012-10-15 FARM BUREAU PAC Support $10,000.00 MI Radio Ads
2012-10-12 NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $30,478.89 MI Postage/Production for Postcards
2012-10-12 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $129,665.35 MI Media Buy
2012-10-12 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $23,198.24 MI Mail Piece 'AME1204_Working'
2012-10-10 SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL PAC (SCI-PAC) Support $13,782.30 MI Direct Mailing Advertising
2012-10-09 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $24,536.60 MI Mail Piece 'AME1203_Protect'
2012-10-05 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $85,050.01 MI Media Buy
2012-10-04 AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY INC POLITICAL COMMITTEE (OPHTHPAC) Support $43,957.00 MI MI-1 Radio buy - to begin airing 10/15/12.
2012-10-04 SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $24,619.56 MI Direct Mail
2012-10-02 HOUSE MAJORITY PAC Oppose $153,088.52 MI Television Advertising
2012-10-02 HOUSE MAJORITY PAC Oppose $27,177.23 MI Media Production Costs
2012-10-01 SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $24,155.04 MI Direct Mail
2012-09-25 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $209,000.00 MI TV & Online ads 'Struggling'
2012-09-18 SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $154,281.43 MI TV Advertising Buy
2012-09-18 SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $16,270.48 MI TV Advertising Production
2012-09-05 SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL PAC (SCI-PAC) Support $13,980.06 MI On-Line Advertising
2012-09-04 LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Oppose $363,839.00 MI Support for IE Activity - TV Buy and Production
2012-09-04 MICHIGAN LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS Oppose $329,839.00 MI Support for Independent Expenditure Activity - TV Buy
2012-09-04 MICHIGAN LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS Oppose $34,000.00 MI ESTIMATE: Support for Independent Expenditure Activity - TV Ad Production
2012-08-30 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $15,242.86 MI Media Buy
2012-08-23 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $10,264.74 MI Media Production
2012-08-23 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $34,714.58 MI Media Buy
2012-08-20 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $30,618.00 MI Media Buy
2012-08-16 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $11,241.99 MI Media Production
2012-08-14 DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $28,066.50 MI Media Buy