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NELSON, BILL (D)
Office Sought: FL (Senate)

  • 2012 election cycle outside spending summary
  • Independent expenditures made supporting this candidate: $1,073,221.69
  • Independent expenditures made opposing this candidate: $9,679,353.94

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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 $4,022,606.36
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Oppose $3,846,303.00
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $1,020,119.28
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Oppose $378,163.77
FLORIDA FREEDOM PAC Support $285,791.44
WORKERS' VOICE Support $267,385.69
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Oppose $247,964.26
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES AFL-CIO Support $233,537.75
SAVING FLORIDA'S FUTURE Support $214,516.13
REINVENTING A NEW DIRECTION - RANDPAC Oppose $125,000.00
FSA PAC Support $54,170.68
SUSAN B ANTHONY LIST INC Oppose $25,966.13
SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION PEA-FEDERAL Support $14,760.00
AMERICAN MAJORITY ACTION INC. Oppose $5,654.63
AMERICAN FUTURE FUND Oppose $4,127.84
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Support $2,750.00
CATHOLICVOTE.ORG CANDIDATE FUND Oppose $2,250.00
WORKING FOR WORKING AMERICANS - FEDERAL Support $2,020.04
WORKERS' VOICE Oppose $1,198.67
SIERRA CLUB POLITICAL COMMITTEE Support $310.00

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
2012-10-31 SAVING FLORIDA'S FUTURE Support $76,670.18 FL Printing, postage, mailsho[
2012-10-31 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $12,363.20 FL IE-Nelson-Online Ads
2012-10-30 SAVING FLORIDA'S FUTURE Support $68,519.97 FL Printing, postage, mailshop fees
2012-10-29 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES AFL-CIO Support $18,268.00 FL CANVASSING
2012-10-29 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $122,422.00 FL IE-Nelson-Voter Mail
2012-10-29 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $14,920.14 FL IE-Nelson-Online Ads
2012-10-25 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $122,422.00 FL IE-Nelson-Direct Mail
2012-10-25 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $277,349.62 FL IE-Nelson-Candidate Books
2012-10-24 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $122,422.00 FL IE-Nelson-Direct Mail
2012-10-23 SAVING FLORIDA'S FUTURE Support $56,022.81 FL Printing, postage, mailshop
2012-10-23 FSA PAC Support $15,000.00 FL DOOR TO DOOR VOTER CONTACT
2012-10-22 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $10,875.00 FL IE-Nelson-Online Ads
2012-10-18 FSA PAC Support $15,000.00 FL DOOR TO DOOR VOTER CONTACT
2012-10-16 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $50,000.00 FL IE-Nelson-Candidate Books
2012-10-13 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $12,000.00 FL IE-Nelson-Online Ads
2012-10-05 AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $388,103.00 FL "TV/MEDIA PLACEMENT-SEE NOTICE FILED 10/09/12"
2012-10-05 REINVENTING A NEW DIRECTION - RANDPAC Oppose $125,000.00 FL Media
2012-10-03 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $49,083.76 FL IE-Nelson-Candidate Books
2012-10-02 AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $1,972,987.84 FL "TV/MEDIA PLACEMENT-SEE AMENDED NOTICE FILED 10/05/12"
2012-10-02 AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $15,513.00 FL "TV/MEDIA PRODUCTION-SEE AMENDED NOTICE FILED 10/05/12"
2012-10-01 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $48,625.00 FL IE-Nelson-Online Ads
2012-09-30 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES AFL-CIO Support $215,269.75 FL CANVASSING
2012-09-28 NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Oppose $40,209.79 FL Online Advertising
2012-09-27 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Oppose $2,000,000.00 FL Television production and media buy - "dirty hands"
2012-09-25 AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $16,585.00 FL "TV / MEDIA PRODUCTION - SEE NOTICE FILED 09/25/12"
2012-09-21 AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $1,629,417.52 FL "TV / MEDIA PLACEMENT - SEE NOTICE FILED 09/25/12"
2012-09-21 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $52,650.00 FL IE-Nelson-Online Ads
2012-09-19 NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Oppose $204,959.20 FL Online Advertising
2012-09-15 FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $13,950.00 FL IE-Nelson-Online Ads
2012-09-05 NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Oppose $10,575.93 FL Phone Calls
2012-09-01 FLORIDA FREEDOM PAC Support $167,461.83 FL In-Kind: Payment for salary and other canvass-related expenses from 9/1-9/30/12
2012-08-27 NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Oppose $347,364.07 FL On Line Advertising Cost
2012-08-15 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Oppose $18,216.00 FL Television Ad Production
2012-08-15 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Oppose $161,626.00 FL Television Ad Media Buy - "Nelson"
2012-07-26 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Oppose $1,666,461.00 FL Television buy and production cost - Deciding