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

Outside spending by race: NE (Senate)

WINNER: FISCHER, DEBRA S (R)
Total independent expenditures in this race: $7,305,829.18

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
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) END THE GRIDLOCK Oppose $1,652,875.90
STENBERG, DON (R) SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND Support $996,263.37
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $992,171.91
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Support $856,737.22
BRUNING, JON C (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION Oppose $714,747.04
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $653,778.07
NELSON, E BENJAMIN (D) MAJORITY PAC Support $406,344.40
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND Support $159,523.86
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION ACTION FUND Oppose $152,500.00
BRUNING, JON C (R) ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Oppose $124,181.50
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) COOPERATIVE OF AMERICAN PHYSICIANS IE COMMITTEE Oppose $71,516.92
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) END THE GRIDLOCK Support $64,064.63
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP Support $62,226.14
STENBERG, DON (R) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Support $41,598.68
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) SUSAN B ANTHONY LIST INC Oppose $40,077.00
NELSON, E BENJAMIN (D) NATIONAL REPUBLICAN VICTORY FUND PAC Oppose $38,000.00
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) AUL ACTION, NFP Support $28,367.86
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) THE CONSERVATIVE STRIKEFORCE Support $26,750.00
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) NFIB THE VOICE OF FREE ENTERPRISE INC. Support $25,000.00
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL PAC (SCI-PAC) Support $23,658.40
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) FAITH FAMILY FREEDOM FUND Support $21,000.00
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) FAITH FAMILY FREEDOM FUND Oppose $21,000.00
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTERS OF NEBRASKA Oppose $20,570.84
BRUNING, JON C (R) TRUST IN SMALL BUSINESS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (TISB PAC) Support $19,670.00
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTERS OF NEBRASKA Support $17,350.20
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S VOICE Support $17,028.59
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION ACTION FUND Support $12,500.00
BRUNING, JON C (R) FREEDOM PLAINS ACTION NETWORK Support $9,086.60
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) AUL ACTION, NFP Oppose $7,225.00
STENBERG, DON (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC Support $5,990.18
BRUNING, JON C (R) OUR COUNTRY DESERVES BETTER PAC - TEAPARTYEXPRESS.ORG Support $5,395.00
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $4,999.24
NELSON, E BENJAMIN (D) NEBRASKA REPUBLICAN PARTY Oppose $3,663.33
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) AMERICAN FUTURE FUND Oppose $1,983.29
NELSON, E BENJAMIN (D) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $1,767.10
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Oppose $1,651.26
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Support $1,174.00
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) PATRIOT PAC, INC Oppose $1,050.00
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $832.73
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) SHEPAC Support $403.93
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) SUSAN B ANTHONY LIST INC. CANDIDATE FUND Support $324.71
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) SIERRA CLUB POLITICAL COMMITTEE Support $310.00
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND Support $240.59
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) PATRIOT VOICES PAC Support $116.17
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) RECLAIM AMERICA PAC Support $62.60
FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) SUSAN B ANTHONY LIST INC Support $50.92
KERREY, J ROBERT (D) FSA PAC Support $6.87

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
2012-11-02 VOTEVETS.ORG ACTION FUND $280,000.00 Broadcast TV buy (Brave) Buying Time LLC, Kerrey, Robert (NB); Fischer, Debra (NB)
2012-11-02 VOTEVETS.ORG ACTION FUND $280,000.00 Broadcast TV buy (Brave) Buying Time LLC, Kerrey, Robert (NB); Fischer, Debra (NB)
2012-11-01 VOTEVETS.ORG ACTION FUND $9,479.18 Ad production costs (Brave) Envision Communications Inc., Kerrey, Robert (NB); Fischer, Debra (NB)
2012-11-01 VOTEVETS.ORG ACTION FUND $275,000.00 Broadcast TV ad buy (Brave) Buying Time LLC, Kerrey, Robert (NB); Fischer, Debra (NB)
2012-11-01 VOTEVETS.ORG ACTION FUND $275,000.00 Broadcast TV ad buy (Brave) Buying Time LLC, Kerrey, Robert (NB); Fischer, Debra (NB)
2012-11-01 VOTEVETS.ORG ACTION FUND $9,479.18 Ad production costs (Brave) Envision Communications Inc., Kerrey, Robert (NB); Fischer, Debra (NB)
2012-10-04 AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY $142,500.00 Placement of Television Advertisement (Can't Take It) Strategic Media Placement, Kerrey, Robert (NB)
2012-10-03 AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY $2,000.00 Production of Television Advertisment (Can't Take It) Strategic Media Placement Inc., Kerrey, Robert (NB)
2012-06-04 AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY $12,500.00 Allocated Production Costs of Television Advertisement (Can't Take It) Strategic Media Placement, Kerrey, Robert (NB)