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Outside spending by race: CT (Senate)

WINNER: MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D)
Total independent expenditures in this race: $9,627,441.26
Total electioneering communications in this race: $25,620.00
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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
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $3,771,645.60
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) MAJORITY PAC Oppose $2,535,962.93
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Support $700,022.00
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) CONNECTICUT'S FUTURE PAC INC Support $343,788.64
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) WORKING FOR US POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC Support $288,883.75
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $259,021.43
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS ACTION FUND Oppose $254,989.68
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) PATRIOT MAJORITY USA Oppose $205,769.38
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) ENVIRONMENT AMERICA ACTION FUND Support $199,171.37
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) Planned Parenthood Action Fund Inc. Oppose $162,907.70
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $133,220.00
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) AMERICAN UNITY PAC INC Support $130,525.00
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP Support $115,388.27
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC Oppose $99,789.38
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) WORKING FOR US POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC Oppose $55,251.25
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Oppose $50,587.96
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Support $50,014.00
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $48,133.50
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) HUMANE SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE FUND Support $45,108.60
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES Support $31,018.36
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES Oppose $25,591.42
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) NFIB THE VOICE OF FREE ENTERPRISE INC. Oppose $21,384.00
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY INC POLITICAL COMMITTEE (OPHTHPAC) Support $19,250.00
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) FSA PAC Support $11,158.90
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES! CONNECTICUT Oppose $8,218.61
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) LCV VICTORY FUND Support $7,667.50
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $7,624.70
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $7,500.00
SHAYS, CHRISTOPHER (R) HUMANE SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE FUND Support $7,177.73
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) UNITE HERE TIP STATE & LOCAL FUND Support $6,875.00
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION Support $5,958.21
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Oppose $3,220.09
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC Support $2,869.42
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) Planned Parenthood Action Fund Inc. Support $2,750.00
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND Oppose $2,620.80
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES! CONNECTICUT Support $2,370.10
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Support $1,500.00
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) WORKING FOR WORKING AMERICANS - FEDERAL Support $1,166.20
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) UNITED STEELWORKERS POLITICAL ACTION FUND Support $732.67
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS ACTION FUND Support $720.45
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND Support $545.81
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) SIERRA CLUB POLITICAL COMMITTEE Support $310.00
MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER S (D) ENVIRONMENT AMERICA VOTER ACTION Support $185.63
MCMAHON, LINDA (R) LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Oppose $11.42

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
2012-10-19 NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION INC. $200.00 Voice over for radio spots Sklar, Alan Murphy, Chris (CT)
2012-10-17 NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION INC. $400.00 Voice over for radio spots Sklar, Alan Murphy, Chris (CT)
2012-10-12 NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION INC. $25,020.00 Purchase radio spots in Connecticut - - Chris Murphy Is Wrong One Four LLC, Murphy, Chris (CT)