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THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R)
Office Sought: WI (Senate)

  • 2012 election cycle outside spending summary
  • Independent expenditures made supporting this candidate: $2,786,196.13
  • Independent expenditures made opposing this candidate: $18,979,555.83

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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 $7,117,919.96
MAJORITY PAC Oppose $4,682,499.42
WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $2,637,526.39
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $1,743,043.43
AMERICAN CROSSROADS Support $1,345,194.02
SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $810,504.58
AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL, INC Support $648,600.00
LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Oppose $560,144.00
CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION Oppose $547,842.57
WORKERS' VOICE Oppose $252,014.21
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $243,470.90
NEA FUND FOR CHILDREN AND PUBLIC EDUCATION Oppose $225,692.52
FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION Support $151,361.80
NEA ADVOCACY FUND Oppose $105,798.00
FAIR WISCONSIN INC. Oppose $95,086.04
INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S VOICE Support $71,189.61
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Support $65,906.00
Planned Parenthood Action Fund Inc. Oppose $62,700.72
AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP Support $60,804.82
NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $54,354.67
PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES Oppose $40,999.46
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC Oppose $35,747.00
WOMEN'S VOICES WOMEN VOTE ACTION FUND Oppose $26,000.00
NFIB THE VOICE OF FREE ENTERPRISE INC. Support $25,000.00
NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND Support $22,141.53
EMPOWER WISCONSIN Support $21,175.00
WISCONSIN FAMILY ACTION INC Support $20,292.10
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MARRIAGE Support $18,317.65
WORKING AMERICA Oppose $17,169.56
TRUST IN SMALL BUSINESS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (TISB PAC) Support $16,672.59
THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION Support $12,038.37
PROGRESSIVE KICK INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES Oppose $11,000.20
GAY AND LESBIAN VICTORY FUND FEDERAL PAC Oppose $6,200.00
AUL ACTION, NFP Support $3,472.67
AMERICAN MAJORITY ACTION INC. Support $2,190.00
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Support $2,115.81
WISCONSIN FAMILY ACTION INC $869.61
CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC Oppose $867.77
IMMIGRANTS' LIST Oppose $800.00
CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC Support $727.04
ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Support $549.99
SUSAN B ANTHONY LIST INC Support $470.39
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Support $151.17

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 $27,985.16 WI Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Support $65,460.00 WI Get out the vote phone calls
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP Support $11,700.85 WI Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-03 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $149,965.63 WI Media Buy
2012-11-03 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP Support $14,632.80 WI Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-02 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $100,000.00 WI Media Buy
2012-11-02 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $39,993.75 WI Online Advertising
2012-11-01 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $20,000.00 WI Media Buy
2012-11-01 WOMEN'S VOICES WOMEN VOTE ACTION FUND Oppose $26,000.00 WI Online advertising
2012-11-01 INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S VOICE Support $71,189.61 WI List Rental & Automated Phone Banks
2012-11-01 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $18,352.00 WI Radio Buy
2012-10-31 PROGRESSIVE KICK INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES Oppose $10,000.20 WI Web Advertising
2012-10-31 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $500,020.78 WI Media Buy
2012-10-30 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $180,000.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-30 LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Oppose $20,000.00 WI ESTIMATE: TV Ad Production - Cash
2012-10-30 LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Oppose $540,144.00 WI TV Buy - Cash
2012-10-30 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $306,210.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-30 AMERICAN CROSSROADS Support $14,939.00 WI "TV/MEDIA PRODUCTION-SEE NOTICE FILED 10/30/12"
2012-10-30 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $1,001,076.63 WI Media Buy
2012-10-30 NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND Support $11,226.89 WI Radio Ads
2012-10-29 NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $47,848.83 WI On Line Advertising
2012-10-29 NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $23,924.42 WI On Line Advertising
2012-10-29 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $1,213,643.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-29 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $19,746.49 WI Media Production Estimated Costs
2012-10-27 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $12,877.12 WI Media Production Estimate
2012-10-27 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $27,504.25 WI Media Production Costs
2012-10-27 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC Oppose $19,147.00 WI TV Advertising Buy
2012-10-27 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC Oppose $11,600.00 WI TV Advertising Production
2012-10-26 AMERICAN CROSSROADS Support $1,330,255.02 WI "TV/MEDIA PLACEMENT-SEE NOTICE FILED 10/30/12"
2012-10-25 FAIR WISCONSIN INC. Oppose $19,571.78 WI Direct Mailer
2012-10-25 EMPOWER WISCONSIN Support $21,175.00 WI web ad
2012-10-25 NEA ADVOCACY FUND Oppose $95,830.00 WI Production and time for TV ad
2012-10-24 Planned Parenthood Action Fund Inc. Oppose $54,450.72 WI Printing and postage of mail pieces
2012-10-24 FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION Support $25,418.72 WI Direct Mail; also opposes Baldwin
2012-10-24 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $51,156.00 WI Mailhouse
2012-10-24 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $62,879.63 WI Online Advertising
2012-10-23 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $35,964.91 WI Media Production Estimated Costs
2012-10-23 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $1,002,584.38 WI Media Buy
2012-10-23 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $33,465.95 WI Media Production Costs
2012-10-23 WISCONSIN FAMILY ACTION INC Support $14,011.53 WI Candidate guide--President/US Senate
2012-10-23 SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $30,110.00 WI Payment for TV Ad Production Disclosed on 10/17 48-HR Notice and Pre-General Report
2012-10-22 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $13,798.22 WI Media Production Estimated Costs
2012-10-22 FAIR WISCONSIN INC. Oppose $18,935.78 WI Direct Mailer
2012-10-22 TRUST IN SMALL BUSINESS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (TISB PAC) Support $14,000.00 WI Radio Advertising: Placement
2012-10-22 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $54,094.00 WI Mailhouse
2012-10-19 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $182,318.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-19 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $45,579.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-19 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $99,921.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-19 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $1,191,566.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-19 FAIR WISCONSIN INC. Oppose $18,033.33 WI Online Advertisements
2012-10-19 FAIR WISCONSIN INC. Oppose $38,263.55 WI Direct Mailer
2012-10-19 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $54,114.00 WI Mailhouse
2012-10-18 NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $143,306.02 WI Postage/Production for Postcards
2012-10-18 NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $16,312.33 WI Printing of Postcards
2012-10-18 FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION Support $45,037.02 WI Direct Mail
2012-10-18 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $19,445.00 WI TV Production
2012-10-18 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $54,022.64 WI Mailhouse
2012-10-18 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $54,022.64 WI Mailhouse
2012-10-18 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $54,022.64 WI Mailhouse
2012-10-17 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $18,603.75 WI Meida Production Estimated Costs
2012-10-17 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $18,615.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-17 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $78,475.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-16 SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $600,172.38 WI TV Advertising Buy
2012-10-15 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $358,000.00 WI TV Buy
2012-10-15 PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES Oppose $10,966.67 WI Online advertising
2012-10-12 NFIB THE VOICE OF FREE ENTERPRISE INC. Support $25,000.00 WI Online digital ads
2012-10-12 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $912,327.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-12 NEA FUND FOR CHILDREN AND PUBLIC EDUCATION Oppose $225,692.52 WI Production, design and postage for literature
2012-10-11 NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $42,913.64 WI Mailing
2012-10-10 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $340,600.00 WI TV Buy
2012-10-09 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $51,425.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-09 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $19,588.51 WI Media Production Estimated Costs
2012-10-09 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $48,910.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-08 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $777,499.10 WI TV Ads, Production & Distribution 'Do Away With'
2012-10-05 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $806,324.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-02 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $535,006.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-02 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $95,750.00 WI Media Buy
2012-10-02 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $24,476.31 WI Online Advertising
2012-10-01 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $701,728.13 WI Media Buy
2012-10-01 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $12,030.00 WI Media Production Costs
2012-10-01 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $10,699.00 WI Media Production Costs (Previously Reported)
2012-10-01 PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES Oppose $21,225.00 WI Online advertising
2012-09-29 FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION Support $67,896.06 WI Direct Mail
2012-09-28 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $15,230.00 WI Media Production Cost (Previously Reported)
2012-09-28 WORKERS' VOICE Oppose $23,703.07 WI Direct Mail
2012-09-27 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $16,021.97 WI Media Production Estimated Costs
2012-09-25 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $10,000.00 WI On-line Buy
2012-09-25 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $339,713.00 WI Media Buy
2012-09-25 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $15,345.00 WI Media Production
2012-09-24 WORKERS' VOICE Oppose $22,889.85 WI Direct Mail
2012-09-21 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $87,965.00 WI Media Buy
2012-09-21 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $522,709.00 WI Media Buy
2012-09-19 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $15,691.27 WI Media Production Estimated Costs
2012-09-14 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $442,838.00 WI Media Buy
2012-09-13 SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $174,872.70 WI TV Advertising Buy
2012-09-12 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $15,110.97 WI Media Production Estimated Costs
2012-09-12 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $308,317.70 WI Media Buy
2012-09-06 DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $411,635.00 WI Media Buy
2012-09-04 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $899,469.33 WI TV Ad - 'Washington Change Us'
2012-09-04 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $47,375.00 WI ONLINE AD
2012-09-04 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $18,700.00 WI Production Cost - 'Washington Change Us'
2012-08-28 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $599,837.44 WI Media Buy
2012-08-22 AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL, INC Support $648,600.00 WI Television Ad
2012-08-20 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $651,639.00 WI TV Buy
2012-08-20 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $18,085.00 WI TV Production
2012-08-08 CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION Oppose $119,112.14 WI add to existing tv ad air buy
2012-08-02 CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION Oppose $110,155.76 WI tv ad air buy, production costs
2012-07-31 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $86,999.50 WI Media Buy
2012-07-24 MAJORITY PAC Oppose $86,999.50 WI Media Buy
2012-07-13 CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION Oppose $268,326.92 WI tv ad air buy, production costs
2012-07-09 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $95,880.00 WI TV Buy
2012-07-09 WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $12,739.69 WI TV Ad Production
2011-08-24 CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION Oppose $50,102.00 WI tv ad air buy, production costs