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Outside spending by race: IL-17 (House)

WINNER: BUSTOS, CHERI (D)
Total independent expenditures in this race: $8,833,838.57
Total electioneering communications in this race: $3,120.00
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Independent Expenditure Summary

This table shows the total amount of independent expenditures each group made to support or oppose a candidate in this race. For a downloadable file of this information, click here.

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Candidate Group Support/oppose Amount
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $2,805,872.39
BUSTOS, CHERI (D) NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $2,149,389.89
BUSTOS, CHERI (D) CROSSROADS GRASSROOTS POLICY STRATEGIES Oppose $1,373,094.30
BUSTOS, CHERI (D) US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Oppose $621,711.50
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) HOUSE MAJORITY PAC Oppose $590,086.68
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $248,394.44
BUSTOS, CHERI (D) NEW PROSPERITY FOUNDATION; THE Oppose $222,167.70
BUSTOS, CHERI (D) SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION PEA-FEDERAL Support $213,714.32
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $187,058.67
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $150,207.18
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) LUNCH PAIL REPUBLICANS INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURE ONLY COMMITTEE Support $58,730.35
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION PEA-FEDERAL Oppose $49,895.02
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) YG NETWORK INC. Support $38,600.00
BUSTOS, CHERI (D) WOMEN VOTE! Support $26,033.36
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $25,975.76
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) AMERICAN ACTION NETWORK INC Support $16,999.78
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) NEW PROSPERITY FOUNDATION; THE Support $16,000.00
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) NFIB THE VOICE OF FREE ENTERPRISE INC. Support $11,308.19
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND Support $6,780.08
BUSTOS, CHERI (D) SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Support $6,214.05
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $4,876.03
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) PLANNED PARENTHOOD ILLINOIS ACTION Oppose $4,803.66
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) ILLINOIS AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION ACTIVATOR POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT FUND (FED) 'ACTIVATOR' Support $2,505.84
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) SIERRA CLUB INDEPENDENT ACTION Oppose $1,722.82
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION Support $988.93
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) SUSAN B ANTHONY LIST INC. CANDIDATE FUND Support $324.71
BUSTOS, CHERI (D) SIERRA CLUB POLITICAL COMMITTEE Support $310.00
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) SUSAN B ANTHONY LIST INC Support $50.92
SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Support $22.00

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
2012-02-19 AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE UNION $1,560.00 Radio Ads, ACU The Breaks Schilling American Media & Advocacy Group, SCHILLING, ROBERT T MR. (IL); Obama, Barack ()
2012-02-19 AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE UNION $1,560.00 Radio Ad - ACU The Brakes: Schilling American Media & Advocacy Group, Schilling, Robert T. (IL); Obama, Barack (IL)