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MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D)
Office Sought: CT (Senate)

  • 2012 election cycle outside spending summary
  • Independent expenditures made supporting this candidate: $1,012,493.89
  • Independent expenditures made opposing this candidate: $85,312.85
  • Electioneering communications*: $25,620.00

* 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
CONNECTICUT'S FUTURE PAC INC Support $343,788.64
WORKING FOR US POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC Support $288,883.75
ENVIRONMENT AMERICA ACTION FUND Support $199,171.37
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Oppose $50,587.96
NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $48,133.50
HUMANE SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE FUND Support $45,108.60
PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES Support $31,018.36
NFIB THE VOICE OF FREE ENTERPRISE INC. Oppose $21,384.00
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY INC POLITICAL COMMITTEE (OPHTHPAC) Support $19,250.00
FSA PAC Support $11,158.90
LCV VICTORY FUND Support $7,667.50
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $7,500.00
UNITE HERE TIP STATE & LOCAL FUND Support $6,875.00
NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Oppose $3,220.09
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC Support $2,869.42
Planned Parenthood Action Fund Inc. Support $2,750.00
NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND Oppose $2,620.80
PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES! CONNECTICUT Support $2,370.10
LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Support $1,500.00
WORKING FOR WORKING AMERICANS - FEDERAL Support $1,166.20
UNITED STEELWORKERS POLITICAL ACTION FUND Support $732.67
LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS ACTION FUND Support $720.45
SIERRA CLUB POLITICAL COMMITTEE Support $310.00
ENVIRONMENT AMERICA VOTER ACTION Support $185.63

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
2012-11-05 ENVIRONMENT AMERICA ACTION FUND Support $32,733.87 CT Payment for voter contact program
2012-11-04 WORKING FOR US POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC Support $50,000.00 CT Telephone Calls - 11/04/2012
2012-11-01 CONNECTICUT'S FUTURE PAC INC Support $50,000.00 CT Radio advertisement.
2012-11-01 ENVIRONMENT AMERICA ACTION FUND Support $56,000.00 CT Payment for voter contact program
2012-10-30 NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Oppose $42,952.41 CT Postage/Production for Postcards
2012-10-26 ENVIRONMENT AMERICA ACTION FUND Support $10,000.00 CT Payment for voter contact program
2012-10-25 CONNECTICUT'S FUTURE PAC INC Support $99,844.96 CT Television advertisement
2012-10-25 ENVIRONMENT AMERICA ACTION FUND Support $16,000.00 CT Payment for voter contact program
2012-10-25 PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES Support $25,591.42 CT Persuasion phone calls
2012-10-24 HUMANE SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE FUND Support $23,849.24 CT Mass Mailings
2012-10-23 NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $48,133.50 CT Independent Expenditure
2012-10-23 WORKING FOR US POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC Support $53,511.25 CT Media buy for radio ad 'CT for Chris Murphy' - airs 10/23/2012
2012-10-19 HUMANE SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE FUND Support $12,293.36 CT Solicitation & Fundraising Exp
2012-10-19 AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY INC POLITICAL COMMITTEE (OPHTHPAC) Support $19,250.00 CT Radio buy - Chris Murphy IE, to air 10/23/12.
2012-10-17 CONNECTICUT'S FUTURE PAC INC Support $25,000.00 CT Digital media strategy & buy.
2012-10-15 ENVIRONMENT AMERICA ACTION FUND Support $84,437.50 CT Payment for voter contact program
2012-10-11 WORKING FOR US POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC Support $18,722.50 CT Doorhangers - 10/13 to 11/06
2012-10-11 CONNECTICUT'S FUTURE PAC INC Support $10,000.00 CT Ad production costs.
2012-10-10 WORKING FOR US POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC Support $169,910.00 CT Canvass - 10/10 to 11/06
2012-10-10 WORKING FOR US POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC Support $20,000.00 CT Canvass - 10/10 to 11/06
2012-10-05 CONNECTICUT'S FUTURE PAC INC Support $19,921.26 CT Television Advertisement.
2012-09-21 CONNECTICUT'S FUTURE PAC INC Support $99,687.70 CT Television Advertisement
2012-09-20 CONNECTICUT'S FUTURE PAC INC Support $20,250.00 CT Digital Media Strategy & Buy

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 NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION INC. $200.00 Voice over for radio spots Sklar, Alan Murphy, Chris (CT)
2012-10-17 NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION INC. $400.00 Voice over for radio spots Sklar, Alan Murphy, Chris (CT)
2012-10-12 NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION INC. $25,020.00 Purchase radio spots in Connecticut - - Chris Murphy Is Wrong One Four LLC, Murphy, Chris (CT)