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HELLER, DEAN (R)
Office Sought: NV (Senate)

  • 2012 election cycle outside spending summary
  • Independent expenditures made supporting this candidate: $837,605.64
  • Independent expenditures made opposing this candidate: $13,288,973.26
  • Electioneering communications*: $54,108.29

* 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
DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $4,925,520.00
PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $3,735,278.98
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $1,942,750.00
MAJORITY PAC Oppose $1,147,385.00
WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $940,750.32
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Support $489,500.00
SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $323,766.89
WORKERS' VOICE Oppose $131,961.87
POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS Support $122,000.00
FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION Support $76,118.36
DEFEND OUR HOMES Oppose $73,635.87
AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP Support $53,275.73
NEVADA ADVOCATES FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD AFFILIATES Oppose $50,000.00
SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL PAC (SCI-PAC) Support $31,139.29
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $27,889.82
NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $18,693.07
PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES Oppose $17,313.37
NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND Support $7,050.36
INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S VOICE Support $3,948.99
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Support $2,243.19
CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC Support $2,199.53
THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION Support $1,784.50
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Support $1,043.68
PLANNED PARENTHOOD ADVOCATES MAR MONTE Oppose $610.96
PATRIOT VOICES PAC Support $435.41
ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Support $189.71
RECLAIM AMERICA PAC Support $94.00

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
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP Support $15,988.84 NV Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP Support $16,954.35 NV Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-01 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $199,800.00 NV Media Buy and Production Costs
2012-10-30 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $16,985.00 NV Media Production Estimate
2012-10-30 PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $270,739.00 NV Television Advertising of 'Free Ride'
2012-10-30 NEVADA ADVOCATES FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD AFFILIATES Oppose $13,400.00 NV Design and printing of mail piece
2012-10-30 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $99,900.00 NV Media Buy
2012-10-30 DEFEND OUR HOMES Oppose $17,680.50 NV Direct Mail - 10/30/2012
2012-10-30 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $130,934.00 NV Media Buy
2012-10-29 DEFEND OUR HOMES Oppose $17,685.21 NV Direct Mail
2012-10-29 SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $37,690.00 NV TV Advertising Buy
2012-10-27 NEVADA ADVOCATES FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD AFFILIATES Oppose $13,400.00 NV Design and printing for mail piece
2012-10-26 NEVADA ADVOCATES FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD AFFILIATES Oppose $11,600.00 NV Design and printing for mail piece
2012-10-26 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $487,282.00 NV Media Buy
2012-10-26 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $34,785.00 NV Mailhouse
2012-10-26 DEFEND OUR HOMES Oppose $17,690.50 NV Direct Mail - 10/26/2012
2012-10-24 FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION Support $15,786.12 NV Direct Mail; also opposes Berkley
2012-10-24 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $149,850.00 NV Media Buy
2012-10-24 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $493,651.00 NV Media Buy and Production Costs
2012-10-23 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $34,785.00 NV Mailhouse
2012-10-23 SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $10,981.00 NV TV Advertising Production
2012-10-23 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $690,075.00 NV TV ad 'Nice'
2012-10-22 DEFEND OUR HOMES Oppose $17,690.50 NV Direct Mail - 10/22/2012
2012-10-20 PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES Oppose $17,313.37 NV Persuasion phone calls; correction to estimate rptd 10/19
2012-10-19 NEVADA ADVOCATES FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD AFFILIATES Oppose $11,600.00 NV Design and printing of mail piece
2012-10-19 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $581,406.00 NV Media Buy
2012-10-19 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $319,125.00 NV Media Buy
2012-10-18 NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $19,876.83 NV Postage/Production for Postcards
2012-10-18 FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION Support $21,932.83 NV Direct Mail
2012-10-18 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $34,785.00 NV Mailhouse
2012-10-17 PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $315,892.52 NV Television Advertising & Production of 'Free Ride'
2012-10-17 POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS Support $82,000.00 NV Radio Airtime -Dean Heller
2012-10-17 POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS Support $40,000.00 NV Radio Airtime-Dean Heller
2012-10-16 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $503,241.00 NV Media Buy
2012-10-15 PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $873,919.98 NV Television Advertising & Production of 'Cindy'
2012-10-15 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $33,736.00 NV Mailhouse
2012-10-15 SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $126,240.00 NV TV Advertising Buy
2012-10-12 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $19,010.00 NV Media Production Estimate
2012-10-10 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $11,120.00 NV Media Production Estimate
2012-10-10 SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL PAC (SCI-PAC) Support $29,784.07 NV Direct Mailing Advertising
2012-10-10 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $33,736.00 NV Mailhouse
2012-10-09 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $349,971.00 NV Media Buy
2012-10-06 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $11,480.00 NV Media Production Estimate
2012-10-05 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $502,402.00 NV Media Buy
2012-10-04 PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $324,392.52 NV Television Advertising of 'Cynthia'
2012-10-04 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $308,842.52 NV Media Buy
2012-10-04 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $14,157.48 NV Media Production Costs
2012-10-04 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $33,736.00 NV Mailhouse
2012-10-03 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $398,142.00 NV Media Buy
2012-10-03 SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $123,825.00 NV TV Advertising Buy
2012-10-02 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $22,000.00 NV On-line Buy
2012-10-01 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $535,441.00 NV Media Buy
2012-10-01 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $195,640.00 NV Media Buy
2012-09-30 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $50,546.00 NV On-line Buy
2012-09-29 FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION Support $33,839.41 NV Direct Mail
2012-09-27 PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $339,757.48 NV Television Advertising & Production of 'Cynthia'
2012-09-26 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $23,160.00 NV Media Production Estimate
2012-09-21 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $575,286.00 NV Media Buy
2012-09-19 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $25,454.00 NV On-line Buy
2012-09-14 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $17,935.00 NV Media Production Estimate
2012-09-14 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $17,160.00 NV Mailhouse
2012-09-13 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $220,752.00 NV Media Buy
2012-09-12 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $464,007.00 NV Media Buy
2012-09-12 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $17,160.00 NV Mailhouse
2012-09-10 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $17,160.00 NV Mailhouse
2012-09-05 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $47,207.75 NV Online Ads
2012-09-05 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $1,090,824.80 NV TV - 'Side 2'
2012-09-04 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $104,717.45 NV Radio - 'Mortgages'
2012-08-23 PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $251,909.00 NV TV Advertising of 'Know'
2012-08-15 PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $238,924.00 NV TV Advertising of 'Know'
2012-08-07 PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $260,197.48 NV TV Advertising & Production of 'Know'
2012-07-19 PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $271,572.00 NV TV Advertising of 'Disastrous'
2012-07-17 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Support $489,500.00 NV Television buy and production cost - "Hit"
2012-07-09 PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $220,200.00 NV TV Advertising & Production of 'Disastrous'
2012-06-14 PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $180,825.00 NV Television Advertising & Production of "Before".
2012-05-29 PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $186,950.00 NV Television Advertising & Production of "Before".

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
2012-10-26 HEALTH COALITION ON LIABILITY AND ACCESS $53,000.00 Placement of radio ad - HCLA Heller Mentzer Media Services Inc., Heller, Dean (NV)
2012-10-26 HEALTH COALITION ON LIABILITY AND ACCESS $1,108.29 Production of radio ad - HCLA Heller McCarthy Hennings Media Inc., Heller, Dean (NV)