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INDEPENDENCE USA PAC, 2012 CYCLE

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Contributions are as of the last report.

This group is a super PAC
Filing Frequency: Quarterly

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Independent Expenditures (during 2012 cycle): $8,230,464.22
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Contributions (as of 2012-12-31): $10,004,235.00
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Independent Expenditure Summary

Negative: 13%   Opposes Democrats: $296,161.40   Opposes Republicans: $739,799.89
Positive: 87%   Supports Democrats: $5,113,575.51   Supports Republicans: $2,080,927.42

This table shows the overall total amount spent by this group supporting or opposing federal candidates in independent expenditures in the 2012 election cycle.

Race Candidate Support/oppose Amount
CA-35 (House) MCLEOD, GLORIA NEGRETE (D) winner Support $3,000,423.85
FL-10 (House) DEMINGS, VALDEZ VAL (D) Support $2,076,889.16
IL-2 (House) HALVORSON, DEBORAH (D) Oppose $1,403,872.61
CT-5 (House) RORABACK, ANDREW (R) Support $1,117,446.53
IL-10 (House) DOLD, ROBERT JAMES JR (R) Support $963,480.89
IL-2 (House) KELLY, ROBIN L (D) Support $833,614.02
NY-24 (House) BUERKLE, ANN MARIE (R) Oppose $460,850.50
CA-35 (House) BACA, JOE (D) Oppose $296,161.40
FL-10 (House) WEBSTER, DANIEL (R) winner Oppose $278,949.39
NY-24 (House) MAFFEI, DANIEL BENJAMIN (D) winner Support $36,262.50

Independent Expenditures

This table shows the independent expenditures of $10,000 or more made by this group supporting or opposing federal candidates in the 2012 election cycle. To view a more detailed file of all such spending, click here.

Date Committee Candidate Support/Oppose Amount State Purpose
2012-11-05 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC BUERKLE, ANN MARIE (R) Oppose $57,009.50 NY Direct Mail Services
2012-11-02 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC DEMINGS, VALDEZ VAL (D) Support $227,000.00 FL Media Buy and Production (also opposes Daniel Webster)
2012-11-01 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC WEBSTER, DANIEL (R) Oppose $61,804.04 FL Direct Mail Services
2012-11-01 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC BACA, JOE (D) Oppose $65,686.20 CA Direct Mail Services
2012-11-01 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC BUERKLE, ANN MARIE (R) Oppose $36,896.00 NY Direct Mail Services
2012-11-01 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC MCLEOD, GLORIA NEGRETE (D) Support $455,000.00 CA Media Buy and Production (also opposes Joe Baca)
2012-10-31 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC RORABACK, ANDREW (R) Support $25,000.00 CT Media Production
2012-10-31 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC DOLD, ROBERT JAMES JR (R) Support $52,178.61 IL Direct Mail Services
2012-10-31 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC RORABACK, ANDREW (R) Support $1,075,000.00 CT Media Buy
2012-10-31 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC WEBSTER, DANIEL (R) Oppose $61,417.04 FL Direct Mail Services
2012-10-31 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC BACA, JOE (D) Oppose $100,196.80 CA Direct Mail Services
2012-10-30 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC DEMINGS, VALDEZ VAL (D) Support $15,240.79 FL Advertising - Internet (also opposes Daniel Webster) (previously reported as estimate on 10/31)
2012-10-30 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC DOLD, ROBERT JAMES JR (R) Support $691,250.00 IL Media Buy and Production
2012-10-30 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC DEMINGS, VALDEZ VAL (D) Support $61,097.04 FL Direct Mail Services
2012-10-30 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC BACA, JOE (D) Oppose $65,299.20 CA Direct Mail Services
2012-10-30 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC BUERKLE, ANN MARIE (R) Oppose $36,582.50 NY Direct Mail Services
2012-10-30 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC DEMINGS, VALDEZ VAL (D) Support $1,715,000.00 FL Media Buy and Production (also opposes Daniel Webster)
2012-10-30 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC MCLEOD, GLORIA NEGRETE (D) Support $2,350,000.00 CA Media Buy and Production (also opposes Joe Baca)
2012-10-29 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC RORABACK, ANDREW (R) Support $17,446.53 CT Advertising - Internet (previously reported as estimate on 10/30)
2012-10-29 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC DOLD, ROBERT JAMES JR (R) Support $11,337.84 IL Advertising - Internet (previously reported as estimate on 10/30)
2012-10-29 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC DOLD, ROBERT JAMES JR (R) Support $52,178.61 IL Direct Mail Services
2012-10-29 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC WEBSTER, DANIEL (R) Oppose $94,631.27 FL Direct Mail Services
2012-10-29 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC BACA, JOE (D) Oppose $64,979.20 CA Direct Mail Services
2012-10-26 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC DOLD, ROBERT JAMES JR (R) Support $52,178.61 IL Direct Mail Services
2012-10-26 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC BUERKLE, ANN MARIE (R) Oppose $294,100.00 NY Media Buy and Production
2012-10-25 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC DOLD, ROBERT JAMES JR (R) Support $52,178.61 IL Direct Mail Services
2012-10-25 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC WEBSTER, DANIEL (R) Oppose $61,097.04 FL Direct Mail Services
2012-10-25 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC MCLEOD, GLORIA NEGRETE (D) Support $130,444.65 CA Direct Mail Services
2012-10-25 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC BUERKLE, ANN MARIE (R) Oppose $36,262.50 NY Direct Mail Services
2012-10-23 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC DOLD, ROBERT JAMES JR (R) Support $52,178.61 IL Direct Mail Services
2012-10-23 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC MCLEOD, GLORIA NEGRETE (D) Support $64,979.20 CA Direct Mail Services
2012-10-22 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC DEMINGS, VALDEZ VAL (D) Support $58,551.33 FL Direct Mail Services
2012-10-22 INDEPENDENCE USA PAC MAFFEI, DANIEL BENJAMIN (D) Support $36,262.50 NY Direct Mail Services

Super PAC Contributions

This table shows all contributions, related PAC transfers and operating expense offsets made to this group during the 2012 campaign cycle, as of 2012-12-31. Operating expense offsets are marked with an asterisk (*). To view a more detailed file of this spending, which includes all receipt types, click here.

Date Amount Donor Donor employer City State
2012-10-25 $4,500,000.00 Bloomberg, Michael City of New York New York NY
2012-10-29 $3,000,000.00 Bloomberg, Michael City of New York New York NY
2012-10-26 $950,000.00 Bloomberg, Michael City of New York New York NY
2012-10-19 $500,000.00 Bloomberg, Michael City of New York New York NY
2012-10-31 $500,000.00 Bloomberg, Michael City of New York New York NY
2012-11-01 $500,000.00 Bloomberg, Michael City of New York New York NY
2012-11-13 $39,469.00 Bloomberg, Michael City of New York New York NY
2012-11-29 $14,766.00 Bloomberg, Michael City of New York New York NY

* Contributions with an asterisk next to them were reported as "Offsets to Operating Expenditures."