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Showing data from the 2011-2012 election cycle. See the 2013-2014 home page.

Outside spending by race: MI-1 (House)

WINNER: BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R)
Total independent expenditures in this race: $6,401,908.87

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.

Select political group or a candidate to see details.

Candidate Group Support/oppose Amount
MCDOWELL, GARY J. (D) NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Oppose $1,462,461.90
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Oppose $881,723.76
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) MICHIGAN LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS Oppose $863,696.13
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $726,272.33
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) HOUSE MAJORITY PAC Oppose $511,639.92
MCDOWELL, GARY J. (D) CROSSROADS GRASSROOTS POLICY STRATEGIES Oppose $498,198.59
MCDOWELL, GARY J. (D) CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP FUND Oppose $323,151.41
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $310,337.09
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $236,804.80
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Support $160,157.52
MCDOWELL, GARY J. (D) WORKING FOR US POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC Support $109,454.37
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $100,000.00
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY INC POLITICAL COMMITTEE (OPHTHPAC) Support $43,957.00
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $34,392.14
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) LCV VICTORY FUND Oppose $34,361.32
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL PAC (SCI-PAC) Support $27,762.36
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION PEA-FEDERAL Oppose $17,707.17
MCDOWELL, GARY J. (D) LCV VICTORY FUND Support $16,200.00
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $15,000.00
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) FARM BUREAU PAC Support $14,000.00
MCDOWELL, GARY J. (D) SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Support $6,158.80
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S VOICE Support $4,858.90
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND Support $2,884.91
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $2,363.04
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) PATRIOTS FUND Support $2,340.86
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) FAITH FAMILY FREEDOM FUND Support $2,160.00
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) MICHIGAN REPUBLICAN PARTY Support $1,834.22
MCDOWELL, GARY J. (D) LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Support $1,511.42
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Support $1,437.14
MCDOWELL, GARY J. (D) SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION PEA-FEDERAL Support $1,281.25
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION Support $1,242.89
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) WORKERS' VOICE Oppose $659.63
MCDOWELL, GARY J. (D) WORKERS' VOICE Support $633.38
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) RIGHT TO LIFE OF MICHIGAN POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $400.75
MCDOWELL, GARY J. (D) SIERRA CLUB POLITICAL COMMITTEE Support $310.00
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Support $280.41
MCDOWELL, GARY J. (D) MICHIGAN REPUBLICAN PARTY Oppose $267.62
MCDOWELL, GARY J. (D) UNITED STEELWORKERS POLITICAL ACTION FUND Support $152.97
BENISHEK, DANIEL J. (R) LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS ACTION FUND Oppose $52.87