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Outside spending - Presidential - Massachusetts

This is a list of groups that have made independent expenditures for or against a presidential candidate during the primary election in the state of Massachusetts. The FEC does not require political groups to say what state they spent their money in during the general election.
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Candidate Group Support/oppose Amount Recent Spending*
GINGRICH, NEWT (R) WINNING OUR FUTURE Support $42,472.80
ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) WINNING OUR FUTURE Oppose $2,212.06
SANTORUM, RICHARD J. (R) RED WHITE AND BLUE FUND Support $75.96
OBAMA, BARACK (D) CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY FUND Oppose $57,716.10 $167.91
ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) TEA PARTY VICTORY FUND Support $1,320.74
OBAMA, BARACK (D) THE CONSERVATIVE STRIKEFORCE Oppose $842.49 $152.65
ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) THE CONSERVATIVE STRIKEFORCE Support $1,095.94 $1,095.94

* "Recent" spending, as used above, means in the last two weeks.

Independent Expenditures

This is a list all independent expenditures made for or against a presidential candidate during the primary election in the state of Massachusetts. The FEC does not require political groups to say what state they spent their money in during the general election.

Date Committee Candidate Support/Oppose Amount State Purpose
2012-10-16 CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY FUND OBAMA, BARACK Oppose $3,186.26 MA VOTER CONTACT CALLS
2012-10-16 THE CONSERVATIVE STRIKEFORCE ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. Support $1,095.94 MA VOTER CONTACT MAIL
2012-10-11 THE CONSERVATIVE STRIKEFORCE OBAMA, BARACK Oppose $541.23 MA VOTER CONTACT -- MAIL DROP 10/4
2012-10-10 THE CONSERVATIVE STRIKEFORCE OBAMA, BARACK Oppose $152.65 MA VOTER CONTACT
2012-10-09 THE CONSERVATIVE STRIKEFORCE OBAMA, BARACK Oppose $148.61 MA VOTER CONTACT
2012-10-08 KOCH INDUSTRIES INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (KOCHPAC) ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. Support $245.92 MA Mailing to support federal candidates
2012-09-28 CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY FUND OBAMA, BARACK Oppose $14,532.13 MA VOTER CONTACT CALLS
2012-08-31 CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY FUND OBAMA, BARACK Oppose $2,536.11 MA VOTER CONTACT CALLS
2012-08-31 CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY FUND OBAMA, BARACK Oppose $4,048.70 MA MEDIA PRODUCTION & AIRTIME
2012-08-16 TEA PARTY VICTORY FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. Support $1,199.37 MA DRUDGE RPT ONLINE AD & EMAIL LISTS
2012-08-16 TEA PARTY VICTORY FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. Support $121.37 MA ONLINE ADVERTISING
2012-03-02 WINNING OUR FUTURE GINGRICH, NEWT Support $2,439.02 MA Internet Advertising
2012-03-01 WINNING OUR FUTURE GINGRICH, NEWT Support $11,957.02 MA National Radio Advertising
2012-02-27 SANTA RITA SUPERPAC PAUL, RON Support $33.33 MA Web Ad Expenses
2012-02-27 SANTA RITA SUPERPAC PAUL, RON Support $22.22 MA Web Ad Expenses
2012-02-24 SANTA RITA SUPERPAC PAUL, RON Support $29.80 MA Web Ad Expenses
2012-02-24 SANTA RITA SUPERPAC PAUL, RON Support $1,554.38 MA Consulting-Natl Convention Delegate Training
2012-02-21 SANTA RITA SUPERPAC PAUL, RON Support $13.33 MA Web Ad Expenses
2012-02-21 SANTA RITA SUPERPAC PAUL, RON Support $11.11 MA Web Ad Expenses
2012-02-17 WINNING OUR FUTURE GINGRICH, NEWT Support $20,662.53 MA Radio and Email Advertising; also opposes Mitt Romney
2012-02-16 RED WHITE AND BLUE FUND SANTORUM, RICHARD J. Support $75.96 MA E-mail Advertising
2012-02-16 WINNING OUR FUTURE GINGRICH, NEWT Support $348.83 MA Media Production
2012-02-16 WINNING OUR FUTURE GINGRICH, NEWT Support $1,514.16 MA Radio and Email Advertising; also opposes Mitt Romney
2012-02-16 WINNING OUR FUTURE GINGRICH, NEWT Support $190.69 MA Media Production; also opposes Mitt Romney
2012-01-30 WINNING OUR FUTURE ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. Oppose $191.66 MA Radio Advertising; also supports Newt Gingrich
2012-01-23 WINNING OUR FUTURE GINGRICH, NEWT Support $1,099.38 MA Email Advertising
2012-01-21 WINNING OUR FUTURE GINGRICH, NEWT Support $2,083.33 MA Internet Advertising; also opposes Mitt Romney
2012-01-10 WINNING OUR FUTURE ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. Oppose $2,020.40 MA Internet Advertising and Production; also supports Newt Gingrich
2012-01-03 WINNING OUR FUTURE GINGRICH, NEWT Support $2,177.84 MA Email Communication and Production

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
2012-01-30 CROSSROADS GRASSROOTS POLICY STRATEGIES $229.27 TV/Media Production (Every Level) Upgrade Films, Obama, Barack H. (MA)
2012-01-26 CROSSROADS GRASSROOTS POLICY STRATEGIES $4,230.52 TV/Media Placement (Every Level) Crossroads Media LLC, Obama, Barack H. (MA)