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MATHESON, JAMES D (D)
Office Sought: UT-4 (House)

  • 2012 election cycle outside spending summary
  • Independent expenditures made supporting this candidate: $415,486.86
  • Independent expenditures made opposing this candidate: $2,435,871.27
  • Electioneering communications*: $29,995.00

* 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 $1,842,900.81
CENTER FOR INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM Oppose $257,932.64
CONCERNED WOMEN FOR AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION COMMITTEE Oppose $202,675.00
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Support $202,112.00
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $110,272.31
AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP Oppose $97,366.22
POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS Support $75,000.00
NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $48,134.65
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY INC POLITICAL COMMITTEE (OPHTHPAC) Support $48,036.90
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (NEUROSURGERYPAC) Support $24,465.45
AMERICAN ACTION NETWORK INC Oppose $16,930.00
SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL PAC (SCI-PAC) Support $13,079.86
IT'S NOW OR NEVER INC Oppose $5,127.11
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $4,658.00
RESTORE UTAH PAC Oppose $33.40

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
2012-10-28 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $15,000.00 UT IE-Matheson-Online Ads
2012-10-26 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $252,007.11 UT "MEDIA"
2012-10-25 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $24,980.00 UT "MEDIA"
2012-10-25 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $30,670.02 UT IE-Matheson-Candidate Books
2012-10-23 CONCERNED WOMEN FOR AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION COMMITTEE Oppose $202,675.00 UT Production of ad; Cable and TV buy
2012-10-23 NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $48,134.65 UT Independent Expenditure
2012-10-22 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (NEUROSURGERYPAC) Support $24,465.45 UT radio ad-desiminated 10/31/12
2012-10-19 AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY INC POLITICAL COMMITTEE (OPHTHPAC) Support $48,036.90 UT Radio buy - Matheson IE, tentative air date of 10/30/12.
2012-10-19 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $155,077.53 UT "MEDIA"
2012-10-19 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $15,542.16 UT "MEDIA"
2012-10-19 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $17,254.51 UT "MEDIA"
2012-10-13 AMERICAN ACTION NETWORK INC Oppose $16,930.00 UT Grassroots Material & Distribution
2012-10-12 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $22,513.00 UT "MEDIA"
2012-10-12 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $38,000.00 UT "SURVEY RESEARCH"
2012-10-12 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $219,507.32 UT "MEDIA"
2012-10-05 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $220,118.62 UT "MEDIA"
2012-10-05 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $12,500.00 UT "SURVEY RESEARCH"
2012-10-05 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $21,638.00 UT "MEDIA"
2012-10-04 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Support $202,090.00 UT Television production and media buy - "Door"
2012-10-01 POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS Support $75,000.00 UT Radio airtime-Jim Matheson
2012-10-01 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $61,575.00 UT IE-Matheson-Online Ads
2012-09-28 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $106,551.10 UT "MEDIA"
2012-09-21 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $104,317.48 UT "MEDIA"
2012-09-21 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $12,500.00 UT "SURVEY RESEARCH"
2012-09-21 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $24,551.00 UT "MEDIA"
2012-09-19 CENTER FOR INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM Oppose $244,589.64 UT Media Buy
2012-09-19 CENTER FOR INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM Oppose $13,343.00 UT Production Costs for TV Ad
2012-09-14 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $105,035.35 UT "MEDIA"
2012-09-07 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $24,276.00 UT "MEDIA"
2012-09-07 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $102,450.58 UT "MEDIA"
2012-09-07 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $30,000.00 UT "MEDIA"
2012-08-27 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $10,000.00 UT "MEDIA"
2012-08-24 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $17,000.00 UT "SURVEY RESEARCH"
2012-08-24 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $18,500.00 UT "SURVEY RESEARCH"
2012-08-24 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $28,360.00 UT "MEDIA"
2012-08-24 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $213,964.44 UT "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
2012-10-19 HEALTH COALITION ON LIABILITY AND ACCESS $5,000.00 Production of radio ad - Common Sense Issue & Image Production Services, Matheson, James (UT)
2012-10-19 HEALTH COALITION ON LIABILITY AND ACCESS $24,995.00 Placement of radio ad - Common Sense Issue & Image Media Placement, Matheson, James (UT)