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Outside spending by race: WI (Senate)

WINNER: BALDWIN, TAMMY (D)
Total independent expenditures in this race: $42,081,595.42
Total electioneering communications in this race: $1,884,718.69
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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
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Oppose $7,117,919.96
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) NATIONAL REPUBLICAN SENATORIAL COMMITTEE Oppose $5,584,642.16
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) CROSSROADS GRASSROOTS POLICY STRATEGIES Oppose $4,717,104.10
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) MAJORITY PAC Oppose $4,682,499.42
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Oppose $2,846,000.00
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $2,637,526.39
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES P E O P L E Oppose $1,743,043.43
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) AMERICAN CROSSROADS Support $1,345,194.02
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) AMERICAN CROSSROADS Oppose $1,319,897.04
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Oppose $810,504.58
HOVDE, ERIC D (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION Oppose $658,765.59
HOVDE, ERIC D (R) AMERICANS FOR JOB SECURITY Oppose $649,800.00
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL, INC Support $648,600.00
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Oppose $560,144.00
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION Oppose $547,842.57
NEUMANN, MARK W (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION Support $458,724.89
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS INC Support $394,106.00
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) WOMEN VOTE! Support $384,920.96
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION PEA-FEDERAL Support $331,081.51
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) AMERICAN FUTURE FUND Oppose $261,135.00
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) WORKERS' VOICE Support $256,325.59
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) WORKERS' VOICE Oppose $252,014.21
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Support $243,470.90
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) NEA FUND FOR CHILDREN AND PUBLIC EDUCATION Oppose $225,692.52
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) AMERICANS FOR TAX REFORM Oppose $203,843.06
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) COOPERATIVE OF AMERICAN PHYSICIANS IE COMMITTEE Oppose $187,610.05
HOVDE, ERIC D (R) MAJORITY PAC Oppose $186,209.83
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) SEIU COPE (SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION) Support $185,555.46
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Oppose $163,415.53
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Oppose $162,062.65
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION Support $151,361.80
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) FSA PAC Support $125,226.00
HOVDE, ERIC D (R) WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $121,118.80
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES Support $120,559.21
HOVDE, ERIC D (R) AMERICAN FUTURE FUND Support $120,471.00
NEUMANN, MARK W (R) SENATE CONSERVATIVES ACTION Support $111,724.00
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) NEA ADVOCACY FUND Support $105,798.00
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) NEA ADVOCACY FUND Oppose $105,798.00
NEUMANN, MARK W (R) OUR COUNTRY DESERVES BETTER PAC - TEAPARTYEXPRESS.ORG Support $100,076.56
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) FAIR WISCONSIN INC. Support $95,809.76
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) FAIR WISCONSIN INC. Oppose $95,086.04
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S VOICE Support $71,189.61
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Support $65,906.00
NEUMANN, MARK W (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC Support $63,618.57
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) Planned Parenthood Action Fund Inc. Support $62,787.72
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) Planned Parenthood Action Fund Inc. Oppose $62,700.72
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP Support $60,804.82
NEUMANN, MARK W (R) SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND Support $60,595.05
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE Support $54,354.67
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) HUMANE SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE FUND Support $47,616.34
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) NFIB THE VOICE OF FREE ENTERPRISE INC. Oppose $42,073.00
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES Oppose $40,999.46
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC Oppose $35,747.00
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) AMERICAN MAJORITY ACTION INC. Oppose $26,314.00
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) WOMEN'S VOICES WOMEN VOTE ACTION FUND Support $26,000.00
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) WOMEN'S VOICES WOMEN VOTE ACTION FUND Oppose $26,000.00
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) WORKING AMERICA Support $25,853.28
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) PROGRESSIVE CHANGE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Support $25,357.75
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) NFIB THE VOICE OF FREE ENTERPRISE INC. Support $25,000.00
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND Support $22,141.53
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) EMPOWER WISCONSIN Support $21,175.00
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) WISCONSIN FAMILY ACTION INC Support $20,292.10
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MARRIAGE Support $18,317.65
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) WORKING AMERICA Oppose $17,169.56
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) TRUST IN SMALL BUSINESS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (TISB PAC) Support $16,672.59
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) WISCONSIN FAMILY ACTION INC Oppose $14,712.79
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) WE ARE WISCONSIN POLITICAL FUND Support $13,065.03
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) SUSAN B ANTHONY LIST INC Oppose $12,733.12
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION Support $12,038.37
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) PROGRESSIVE KICK INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES Oppose $11,000.20
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS INTERESTED IN REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION PAC Support $7,515.88
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) GAY AND LESBIAN VICTORY FUND FEDERAL PAC Oppose $6,200.00
HOVDE, ERIC D (R) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Support $6,038.77
NEUMANN, MARK W (R) WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $5,173.48
FITZGERALD, JEFF (R) WOMEN VOTE! Oppose $5,173.45
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION Oppose $4,336.50
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $4,113.40
HOVDE, ERIC D (R) AMERICANS FOR TAX REFORM Oppose $3,547.89
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) AUL ACTION, NFP Support $3,472.67
NEUMANN, MARK W (R) COMMON SENSE ISSUES INC Support $2,434.19
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS ACTION FUND Support $2,224.71
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) AMERICAN MAJORITY ACTION INC. Support $2,190.00
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND Support $2,115.81
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) WORKING FOR WORKING AMERICANS - FEDERAL Support $1,906.92
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) PUBLIC ADVOCATE OF THE UNITED STATES Oppose $1,754.91
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) J STREET Support $1,621.72
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) WISCONSIN FAMILY ACTION INC $869.61
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC Oppose $867.77
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) IMMIGRANTS' LIST Oppose $800.00
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC Support $727.04
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND Support $549.99
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) NATIONAL NURSES UNITED FOR PATIENT PROTECTION Support $520.09
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) LCV VICTORY FUND Support $472.82
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) SUSAN B ANTHONY LIST INC Support $470.39
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) PLANNED PARENTHOOD ADVOCATES OF WISCONSIN INC Support $385.00
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) SIERRA CLUB POLITICAL COMMITTEE Support $310.00
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) RE-ELECT CONGRESSMAN KUCINICH COMMITTEE Support $267.15
BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) ENVIRONMENT AMERICA VOTER ACTION Support $185.63
THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Support $151.17
HOVDE, ERIC D (R) CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC Oppose $149.20
HOVDE, ERIC D (R) FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA Oppose $-3,960.34

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
2012-10-23 AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY $460,000.00 Placement of TV ad (Have You Seen) Mentzer Media, Baldwin, Tammy (WI)
2012-10-11 EMERGENCY COMMITTEE FOR ISRAEL $6,250.00 TV Advertising Production CRAFT | Media / Digital, BALDWIN, TAMMY (WI)
2012-10-11 EMERGENCY COMMITTEE FOR ISRAEL $405,120.00 TV Advertising Buy Smart Media Group, LLC, BALDWIN, TAMMY (WI)
2012-10-04 AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY $2,789.84 Production of Television Advertisement (Have You Seen) McCarthy Hennings Media Inc., Baldwin, Tammy (WI)
2012-10-03 AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY $1,002,620.60 Placement of Television Advertisment (Have You Seen) Mentzer Media Services Inc., Baldwin, Tammy (WI)
2012-08-24 AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY $7,938.25 Allocated Production Costs of Television Advertisement (Have You Seen) McCarthy Hennings Media Inc., Baldwin, Tammy (WI)