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CAPPS, LOIS (D)
Office Sought: CA-24 (House)

  • 2012 election cycle outside spending summary
  • Independent expenditures made supporting this candidate: $243,838.81
  • Independent expenditures made opposing this candidate: $1,725,621.90
  • Electioneering communications*: $60,500.00

* Electioneering communications may be for or against this candidate, and may mention one or many candidates.

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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
NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $791,511.80
CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP FUND Oppose $512,380.10
SPIRIT OF DEMOCRACY AMERICA Oppose $284,800.00
AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION PAC Support $200,315.05
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Oppose $120,000.00
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS SEPARATE SEGREGATED FUND (CRNA-PAC) Support $21,564.30
AMERICAN ACTION NETWORK INC Oppose $16,930.00
ENVIRONMENT AMERICA ACTION FUND Support $15,234.02
THE PLANNED PARENTHOOD ACTION FUND OF Support $5,488.48
DEMOCRATIC CAMPAIGN COUNCIL OF VENTURA COUNTY - FEDERAL Support $1,897.73
NATIONAL COMMITTEE TO PRESERVE SOCIAL SECURITY & MEDICARE PAC Support $640.74
SIERRA CLUB POLITICAL COMMITTEE Support $310.00
SANTA BARBARA WOMEN'S POLITICAL COMMITTEE Support $286.22

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
2012-12-13 AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION PAC Support $19,815.05 CA Reissue Lost Check-Previously Reported
2012-12-11 SPIRIT OF DEMOCRACY AMERICA Oppose $22,500.00 CA T.V. or Cable Airtime and Production Costs
2012-10-30 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS SEPARATE SEGREGATED FUND (CRNA-PAC) Support $21,564.30 CA Print, postage and data charge
2012-10-29 CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP FUND Oppose $88,230.80 CA "TV/MEDIA PLACEMENT - DISSEMINATED ON 10/30, 24 HR REPORT FILED 10/31"
2012-10-29 CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP FUND Oppose $33,157.40 CA "TV/MEDIA PRODUCTION - DISSEMINATED ON 10/26, 24 HR REPORT FILED 10/27"
2012-10-26 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $58,125.13 CA "MEDIA"
2012-10-26 CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP FUND Oppose $21,762.00 CA "DIRECT MAIL - DISSEMINATED ON 10/29, 24 HR REPORT FILED 10/30"
2012-10-25 CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP FUND Oppose $132,333.20 CA "TV/MEDIA PLACEMENT - DISSEMINATED ON 10/26, 24 HR REPORT FILED 10/27"
2012-10-25 SPIRIT OF DEMOCRACY AMERICA Oppose $95,000.00 CA T.V. or Cable Airtime and Production Costs
2012-10-24 CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP FUND Oppose $21,762.00 CA "DIRECT MAIL - DISSEMINATED ON 10/25, 24 HR REPORT FILED 10/26"
2012-10-23 CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP FUND Oppose $21,762.00 CA "DIRECT MAIL - DISSEMINATED ON 10/24, 24 HR REPORT FILED 10/24"
2012-10-22 CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP FUND Oppose $106,581.20 CA "TV/MEDIA PLACEMENT - DISSEMINATED ON 10/19, 24 HR REPORT FILED 10/20"
2012-10-22 CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP FUND Oppose $72,000.00 CA "WEB VIDEO - DISSEMINATED ON 10/19, 24 HR REPORT FILED 10/20"
2012-10-22 CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP FUND Oppose $14,791.50 CA "TV/MEDIA PRODUCTION - DISSEMINATED ON 10/19, 24 HR REPORT FILED 10/20"
2012-10-22 SPIRIT OF DEMOCRACY AMERICA Oppose $64,800.00 CA Radio Airtime and Production Costs
2012-10-19 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $55,497.74 CA "MEDIA"
2012-10-19 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $19,635.00 CA "MEDIA"
2012-10-18 SPIRIT OF DEMOCRACY AMERICA Oppose $100,000.00 CA T.V. or Cable Airtime and Production Costs
2012-10-13 AMERICAN ACTION NETWORK INC Oppose $16,930.00 CA Grassroots Material & Distribution
2012-10-12 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $21,037.00 CA "MEDIA"
2012-10-12 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $101,843.84 CA "MEDIA"
2012-10-05 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $102,260.33 CA "MEDIA"
2012-10-05 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $20,137.50 CA "MEDIA"
2012-10-05 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $12,500.00 CA "SURVEY RESEARCH"
2012-10-03 AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION PAC Support $200,315.05 CA Television Advertising and Production
2012-09-28 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Oppose $120,000.00 CA Television production and media buy - "Disappointment"
2012-09-28 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $91,072.27 CA "MEDIA"
2012-09-28 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $19,060.00 CA "MEDIA"
2012-09-21 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $91,032.27 CA "MEDIA"
2012-09-17 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $20,800.00 CA "MEDIA"
2012-09-14 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $39,545.83 CA "MEDIA"
2012-09-07 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $17,000.00 CA "SURVEY RESEARCH"
2012-09-07 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $24,860.13 CA "SURVEY RESEARCH"
2012-09-07 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $19,950.00 CA "SURVEY RESEARCH"
2012-09-07 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $13,000.00 CA "MEDIA"
2012-09-07 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $24,280.00 CA "MEDIA"
2012-09-07 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $39,874.76 CA "MEDIA"

Electioneering Communications

Electioneering communications are broadcast communications not otherwise reported as independent expenditures. Electioneering communication reports do not state whether the communication was in support of or in opposition to the candidate, and they sometimes refer to multiple candidates.

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Date Committee Amount Purpose Payee Candidate(s) mentioned, state targeted
2012-10-10 EMERGENCY COMMITTEE FOR ISRAEL $8,550.00 TV Advertising Production CRAFT | Media / Digital, CAPPS, LOIS (CA)
2012-10-10 EMERGENCY COMMITTEE FOR ISRAEL $51,950.00 TV Advertising Buy Smart Media Group, LLC, CAPPS, LOIS (CA)