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

Outside spending by race: IN (Senate)

WINNER: DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D)
Total independent expenditures in this race: $29,880,281.53
Total electioneering communications in this race: $1,076,500.00
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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
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) MAJORITY PAC Oppose $4,274,811.57
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $4,115,376.08
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) NATIONAL REPUBLICAN SENATORIAL COMMITTEE Oppose $3,820,802.67
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) CROSSROADS GRASSROOTS POLICY STRATEGIES Oppose $3,327,340.61
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION Oppose $1,990,593.29
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Support $1,646,702.48
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $1,386,787.32
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION Oppose $947,996.23
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $755,550.15
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION Support $701,476.86
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) CENTER FORWARD Oppose $699,656.88
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) AMERICAN ACTION NETWORK INC Oppose $645,153.10
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) VOTEVETS.ORG ACTION FUND Oppose $579,485.60
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) SENATE CONSERVATIVES ACTION Oppose $504,980.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Support $349,332.61
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $341,540.51
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) INDIANA VALUES SUPERPAC INC Oppose $322,607.62
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $309,779.42
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) BELIEVE IN INDIANA Oppose $284,976.00
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) COOPERATIVE OF AMERICAN PHYSICIANS IE COMMITTEE Oppose $252,614.86
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND Support $216,294.86
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) YG NETWORK INC. Support $208,628.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP Support $195,197.62
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) USA SUPER PAC Support $190,086.45
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S VOICE Support $176,991.00
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Oppose $168,758.16
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) HOOSIERS FOR JOBS Oppose $167,686.98
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) MAJORITY PAC Support $137,535.01
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH Oppose $114,965.72
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC Oppose $100,000.00
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) REINVENTING A NEW DIRECTION - RANDPAC Oppose $100,000.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) DODEN, DARYLE L. Support $87,172.50
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) CAMPAIGN FOR WORKING FAMILIES Support $82,498.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH Support $79,891.51
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION Support $72,471.71
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) HOOSIERS FOR JOBS $64,141.98
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) CITIZENS UNITED POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Oppose $48,150.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) CITIZENS UNITED POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Support $48,150.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) AMERICAN FUTURE FUND Support $46,155.69
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) AMERICAN BRIDGE 21ST CENTURY Oppose $35,000.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC Support $32,551.47
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) MAJORITY PAC Oppose $32,500.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $28,526.88
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) NFIB THE VOICE OF FREE ENTERPRISE INC. Support $25,000.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, INC. Support $24,973.19
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) TRUST IN SMALL BUSINESS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (TISB PAC) Support $24,639.99
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) NEW PROSPERITY FOUNDATION; THE Support $24,262.70
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) CATHOLICVOTE.ORG CANDIDATE FUND Support $18,532.58
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) THE CONSERVATIVE STRIKEFORCE Support $18,490.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) WOMEN SPEAK OUT PAC Support $13,888.66
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) WOMEN SPEAK OUT PAC Oppose $13,888.66
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) LUNCH PAIL REPUBLICANS INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURE ONLY COMMITTEE Support $13,500.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) SUSAN B ANTHONY LIST INC Support $12,342.77
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) OUR COUNTRY DESERVES BETTER PAC - TEAPARTYEXPRESS.ORG Support $10,471.95
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) WESTERN REPRESENTATION PAC Oppose $9,750.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) INDIANA REPUBLICAN STATE COMMITTEE, INC. Support $8,778.76
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) COALITION OF AMERICANS FOR POLITICAL EQUALITY Support $7,794.95
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) FAITH FAMILY FREEDOM FUND Support $7,200.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) NARAL Pro-Choice America Oppose $6,610.30
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) AMERICAN FUTURE FUND Oppose $6,082.19
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) THE TEAPARTY.NET LEADERSHIP FUND Support $5,000.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) WESTERN REPRESENTATION PAC Support $3,200.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND Support $2,840.24
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) FAITH AND FREEDOM ACTION Support $2,003.40
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, INC. Oppose $1,428.11
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) PATRIOT PAC, INC Support $1,050.00
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) OUR COUNTRY DESERVES BETTER PAC - TEAPARTYEXPRESS.ORG Oppose $785.00
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Support $662.78
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA WORKING VOICES Support $557.67
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA WORKING VOICES Oppose $557.67
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION Oppose $500.00
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC Oppose $442.12
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN TRUST PAC Oppose $413.92
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC Oppose $206.19
MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) RECLAIM AMERICA PAC Support $145.60
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) INDIANA REPUBLICAN STATE COMMITTEE, INC. Support $26.55
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) INDIANA REPUBLICAN STATE COMMITTEE, INC. Oppose $26.55
DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) FSA PAC Support $6.87
LUGAR, RICHARD G (R) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Support $-6,404.50

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
2012-11-01 ENDING SPENDING INC $500,000.00 media-Past Due Mentzer Media Services Inc., Mourdock, Richard E. (IN); Donnelly, Joseph S. (IN)
2012-11-01 ENDING SPENDING INC $15,000.00 online advertising-no title CD Inc., Mourdock, Richard E. (IN); Donnelly, Joseph S. (IN)
2012-11-01 ENDING SPENDING INC $15,000.00 online advertising-no title CD Inc., Mourdock, Richard E. (IN); Donnelly, Joseph S. (IN)
2012-11-01 ENDING SPENDING INC $500,000.00 media-Past Due Mentzer Media Services Inc., Mourdock, Richard E. (IN); Donnelly, Joseph S. (IN)
2012-10-09 PATRIOTIC VETERANS, INC $300.00 Radio product: on Indiana Radio to Veterans McKenzie, Steve Donnelly, Joe (IN)
2012-10-09 PATRIOTIC VETERANS, INC $46,200.00 Radio buy Indiana Radio to Veterans Advertising Associates, Donnelly, Joe (IN)