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KERREY, J ROBERT (D)
Office Sought: NE (Senate)

  • 2012 election cycle outside spending summary
  • Independent expenditures made supporting this candidate: $94,224.83
  • Independent expenditures made opposing this candidate: $1,794,402.69
  • Electioneering communications*: $721,479.18

* 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
AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $992,171.91
ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $653,778.07
COOPERATIVE OF AMERICAN PHYSICIANS IE COMMITTEE Oppose $71,516.92
END THE GRIDLOCK Support $64,064.63
SUSAN B ANTHONY LIST INC Oppose $40,077.00
FAITH FAMILY FREEDOM FUND Oppose $21,000.00
PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTERS OF NEBRASKA Support $17,350.20
NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION ACTION FUND Support $12,500.00
AUL ACTION, NFP Oppose $7,225.00
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $4,999.24
AMERICAN FUTURE FUND Oppose $1,983.29
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Oppose $1,651.26
SIERRA CLUB POLITICAL COMMITTEE Support $310.00
FSA PAC Support $6.87

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
2012-11-03 NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION ACTION FUND Support $12,500.00 NE Voter Outreach Calls
2012-11-03 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $12,575.00 NE online advertising
2012-11-03 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $15,000.00 NE telephone calls
2012-11-02 END THE GRIDLOCK Support $49,991.63 NE TV Advertising
2012-11-02 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $47,765.00 NE direct mail services
2012-11-02 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $109,775.00 NE media placement
2012-11-01 COOPERATIVE OF AMERICAN PHYSICIANS IE COMMITTEE Oppose $70,000.00 NE Radio/Television Advertising
2012-10-31 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $12,500.00 NE online advertising
2012-10-31 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $47,765.00 NE direct mail services
2012-10-31 AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $361,140.05 NE "TV/MEDIA PLACEMENT-SEE NOTICE FILED 10/31/12"
2012-10-29 AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $364,090.40 NE "TV/MEDIA PLACEMENT-SEE NOTICE FILED 10/31/12"
2012-10-28 PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTERS OF NEBRASKA Support $17,350.20 NB Phone Calls
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $20,908.94 NE media production
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $112,706.25 NE media placement
2012-10-24 FAITH FAMILY FREEDOM FUND Oppose $20,000.00 NE Cable ad buy
2012-10-19 SUSAN B ANTHONY LIST INC Oppose $39,877.00 NE Radio Ad
2012-10-18 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $12,500.00 NE online advertising
2012-10-15 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $19,353.16 NE media production
2012-10-15 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $200,275.00 NE media placement
2012-10-12 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $20,275.00 NE media placement
2012-06-20 AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $127,065.80 NE "TV / MEDIA PLACEMENT"
2012-06-13 AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $128,034.56 NE "TV / MEDIA PLACEMENT"
2012-06-13 AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $11,749.10 NE "TV / MEDIA PRODUCTION"

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
2012-11-02 VOTEVETS.ORG ACTION FUND $280,000.00 Broadcast TV buy (Brave) Buying Time LLC, Kerrey, Robert (NB); Fischer, Debra (NB)
2012-11-01 VOTEVETS.ORG ACTION FUND $275,000.00 Broadcast TV ad buy (Brave) Buying Time LLC, Kerrey, Robert (NB); Fischer, Debra (NB)
2012-11-01 VOTEVETS.ORG ACTION FUND $9,479.18 Ad production costs (Brave) Envision Communications Inc., Kerrey, Robert (NB); Fischer, Debra (NB)
2012-10-04 AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY $142,500.00 Placement of Television Advertisement (Can't Take It) Strategic Media Placement, Kerrey, Robert (NB)
2012-10-03 AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY $2,000.00 Production of Television Advertisment (Can't Take It) Strategic Media Placement Inc., Kerrey, Robert (NB)
2012-06-04 AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY $12,500.00 Allocated Production Costs of Television Advertisement (Can't Take It) Strategic Media Placement, Kerrey, Robert (NB)