Sunlight Foundation

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

ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND, 2012 CYCLE

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Contributions are as of the last report.

This group is a super PAC
Filing Frequency: Monthly

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Independent Expenditures (during 2012 cycle): $13,250,796.45
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Contributions (as of 2012-12-31): $14,169,830.45
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Independent Expenditure Summary

Negative: 51%   Opposes Democrats: $6,674,473.03   Opposes Republicans: $124,181.50
Positive: 49%   Supports Democrats: $0.00   Supports Republicans: $6,452,141.92

This table shows the overall total amount spent by this group supporting or opposing federal candidates in independent expenditures in the 2012 election cycle.

Race Candidate Support/oppose Amount
President OBAMA, BARACK (D) winner Oppose $5,172,813.71
President ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $4,737,874.37
NE (Senate) FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) winner Support $856,737.22
NE (Senate) KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $653,778.07
OH (Senate) MANDEL, JOSH (R) Support $416,291.07
OH (Senate) BROWN, SHERROD (D) winner Oppose $402,681.25
AZ (Senate) CARMONA, RICHARD (D) Oppose $310,250.00
AZ (Senate) FLAKE, JEFF (R) winner Support $275,572.38
TX (Senate) CRUZ, RAFAEL EDWARD TED (R) winner Support $162,156.56
VA (Senate) KAINE, TIMOTHY MICHAEL (D) winner Oppose $134,950.00
NE (Senate) BRUNING, JON C (R) Oppose $124,181.50
FL (Senate) MACK, CONNIE (R) Support $1,372.80
VA (Senate) ALLEN, GEORGE (R) Support $735.04
IN (Senate) MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) Support $662.78
WI (Senate) THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) Support $549.99
NV (Senate) HELLER, DEAN (R) winner Support $189.71

Independent Expenditures

This table shows the independent expenditures of $10,000 or more made by this group supporting or opposing federal candidates in the 2012 election cycle. To view a more detailed file of all such spending, click here.

Date Committee Candidate Support/Oppose Amount State Purpose
2012-11-05 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $12,500.00 telephone calls
2012-11-04 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $102,109.42 media placement
2012-11-03 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $12,575.00 NE online advertising
2012-11-03 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) Support $12,575.00 NE online advertising
2012-11-03 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $12,500.00 web services
2012-11-03 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $12,500.00 web services
2012-11-03 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) Support $15,000.00 NE telephone calls
2012-11-03 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $15,000.00 NE telephone calls
2012-11-02 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $427,510.00 media placement
2012-11-02 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $768,016.40 media placement
2012-11-02 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $694,500.00 media placement
2012-11-02 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND CARMONA, RICHARD (D) Oppose $15,000.00 AZ online advertising
2012-11-02 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $47,765.00 NE direct mail services
2012-11-02 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) Support $155,275.00 NE media placement
2012-11-02 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $109,775.00 NE media placement
2012-11-02 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) Support $200,000.00 NE media placement
2012-11-02 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $40,000.00 media production
2012-11-01 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $211,094.00 direct mail services
2012-11-01 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $36,585.50 telephone calls
2012-11-01 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $36,585.50 telephone calls
2012-11-01 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND MANDEL, JOSH (R) Support $18,000.00 OH media production
2012-11-01 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND MANDEL, JOSH (R) Support $200,930.00 OH media placment
2012-11-01 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) Support $270,395.00 NE media placement
2012-10-31 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND FLAKE, JEFF (R) Support $250,000.00 AZ media placement
2012-10-31 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $187,500.00 media placement
2012-10-31 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $62,500.00 media placement
2012-10-31 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $59,163.40 media placement/production
2012-10-31 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $12,500.00 NE online advertising
2012-10-31 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $47,765.00 NE direct mail services
2012-10-31 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND FLAKE, JEFF (R) Support $18,000.00 AZ media production
2012-10-31 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $15,000.00 media prodiction
2012-10-30 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $18,590.16 email deployment
2012-10-30 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $87,750.50 door-to-door GOTV field operations
2012-10-30 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $87,750.50 door-to-door GOTV field operations
2012-10-29 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $36,585.50 telephone calls
2012-10-29 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $36,585.50 telephone calls
2012-10-27 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND CARMONA, RICHARD (D) Oppose $25,000.00 AZ online advertising
2012-10-27 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $23,000.00 online advertising
2012-10-27 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $125,137.50 media placement
2012-10-27 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND BROWN, SHERROD (D) Oppose $125,137.50 OH media placement
2012-10-27 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $10,000.00 media production
2012-10-27 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND BROWN, SHERROD (D) Oppose $10,000.00 OH media production
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND CARMONA, RICHARD (D) Oppose $250,000.00 AZ media placement
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $124,950.00 media placement
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KAINE, TIMOTHY MICHAEL (D) Oppose $124,950.00 VA media placement
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $106,000.00 direct mail services
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $106,000.00 direct mail services
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $20,908.94 NE media production
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND CARMONA, RICHARD (D) Oppose $13,250.00 AZ media production
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $112,706.25 NE media placement
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) Support $37,568.75 NE media placement
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $10,000.00 media production
2012-10-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KAINE, TIMOTHY MICHAEL (D) Oppose $10,000.00 VA media production
2012-10-25 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $25,079.20 research
2012-10-25 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $73,668.24 literature
2012-10-25 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $847,184.76 literature
2012-10-25 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $26,683.50 media placement
2012-10-25 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $306,860.25 media placement
2012-10-25 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $54,368.92 literature
2012-10-24 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $446,076.75 media placement
2012-10-24 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $148,692.25 media placement
2012-10-24 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND BROWN, SHERROD (D) Oppose $150,206.25 OH media placement
2012-10-24 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND MANDEL, JOSH (R) Support $50,068.75 OH media placement
2012-10-22 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $17,997.54 email deployment
2012-10-20 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $73,171.00 telephone calls
2012-10-19 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $212,000.00 direct mail services
2012-10-18 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $69,225.00 media placement
2012-10-18 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $23,075.00 media placement
2012-10-18 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $12,500.00 NE online advertising
2012-10-18 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $48,000.00 media production
2012-10-18 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $16,000.00 media production
2012-10-15 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $19,353.16 NE media production
2012-10-15 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $200,275.00 NE media placement
2012-10-14 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $73,171.00 telephone calls
2012-10-13 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $105,500.00 door-to-door GOTV field operations
2012-10-13 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $105,500.00 door-to-door GOTV field operations
2012-10-12 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $212,000.00 direct mail services
2012-10-12 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $20,275.00 NE media placement
2012-10-10 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $446,076.75 media placement
2012-10-10 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $148,692.25 media placement
2012-10-10 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $15,000.00 website development
2012-10-10 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $15,000.00 website development
2012-10-10 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $16,000.00 web videos
2012-10-10 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $16,000.00 web videos
2012-10-05 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $232,077.50 online advertising
2012-10-05 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $232,077.50 online advertising
2012-10-01 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $241,485.00 media placement
2012-10-01 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $80,495.00 media placement
2012-10-01 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $159,000.00 direct mail services
2012-10-01 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $73,171.00 telephone calls
2012-09-29 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $15,000.00 yard signs
2012-09-29 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $15,000.00 t-shirts
2012-09-29 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $15,000.00 door-to-door hangers/literature
2012-09-29 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $53,000.00 direct mail services
2012-09-29 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $105,500.00 door-to-door GOTV field operations
2012-09-29 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $105,500.00 door-to-door GOTV field operations
2012-09-28 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND BROWN, SHERROD (D) Oppose $109,912.50 OH media placement
2012-09-28 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND MANDEL, JOSH (R) Support $77,452.50 OH media placement
2012-09-27 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $705,756.75 media placement
2012-09-27 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $235,252.25 media placement
2012-09-27 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $69,000.00 media production
2012-09-27 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $23,000.00 media production
2012-09-17 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $100,000.00 online advertising
2012-09-17 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $100,000.00 online advertising
2012-09-16 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $189,500.00 web vidoes
2012-09-16 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $81,500.00 web videos
2012-09-14 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND MANDEL, JOSH (R) Support $63,185.00 OH media placement
2012-07-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND CRUZ, RAFAEL EDWARD TED (R) Support $25,000.00 TX online advertising
2012-07-26 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND CRUZ, RAFAEL EDWARD TED (R) Support $130,150.00 TX media placement
2012-05-12 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) Support $100,181.50 NE media placement
2012-05-12 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND BRUNING, JON C (R) Oppose $100,181.50 NE media placement
2012-05-12 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) Support $24,000.00 NE media production
2012-05-12 ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND BRUNING, JON C (R) Oppose $24,000.00 NE media production

Super PAC Contributions

This table shows all contributions, related PAC transfers and operating expense offsets made to this group during the 2012 campaign cycle, as of 2012-12-31. Operating expense offsets are marked with an asterisk (*). To view a more detailed file of this spending, which includes all receipt types, click here.

Date Amount Donor Donor employer City State
2012-09-13 $5,486,382.00 Ricketts, J. Joe self-employed Little Jackson Hole WY
2012-09-28 $3,622,725.00 Ricketts, J. Joe self-employed Little Jackson Hole WY
2012-09-28 $1,255,893.00 Ricketts, J. Joe self-employed Little Jackson Hole WY
2012-09-10 $1,000,000.00 Ricketts, J. Joe self-employed Little Jackson Hole WY
2012-10-11 $500,000.00 Adelson, Miriam Adelson Clinic Las Vegas NV
2012-10-11 $500,000.00 Adelson, Sheldon Las Vegas Sands Corp. Las Vegas NV
2012-07-26 $375,000.00 Ricketts, J. Joe self-employed Little JacksonHole WY
2012-11-02 $350,000.00 Ricketts, J. Joe self-employed Little Jackson Hole WY
2012-04-27 $250,000.00 Ricketts, J. Joe self-employed Little JacksonHole WY
2012-05-10 $250,000.00 Ricketts, J. Joe self-employed Little JacksonHole WY
2012-04-27 $250,000.00 Ricketts, J. Joe self-employed Little JacksonHole WY
2012-05-10 $250,000.00 Ricketts, J. Joe self-employed Little JacksonHole WY
2012-10-24 $100,000.00 Financial Education and Advisory Initiative, Inc. Washington DC
2012-11-02 $75,000.00 Adelson, Miriam Adelson Clinic Las Vegas NV
2012-11-02 $75,000.00 Adelson, Sheldon Las Vegas Sands Corp. Las Vegas NV
2012-09-30 $67,665.60 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-11-01 $49,000.00 Landry, C. Kevin TA Associates, LLC Boston MA
2012-10-31 $39,344.44 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-11-01 $25,000.00 Blanton, B. Darren Colt Ventures Dallas TX
2012-07-16 $23,507.50 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-11-01 $20,000.00 Nebraka Farm Bureau Federation Federal PAC Lincoln NE
2012-09-30 $18,604.10 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-08-31 $11,144.60 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-11-30 $11,144.60 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-05-15 $10,000.00 Ricketts, J. Joe self-employed Little JacksonHole WY
2012-05-15 $10,000.00 Ricketts, J. Joe self-employed Little JacksonHole WY
2012-10-31 $7,966.12 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-08-22 $7,414.19* Smart Media Group, LLC Alexandria VA
2012-11-01 $5,000.00 Bogynska, William D. self-employed West Linn OR
2012-11-05 $5,000.00 Nebraska Cattlemen's NC State PAC Lincoln NE
2012-11-02 $5,000.00 Simmonds, Michael Simmonds Holdings, LLC Omaha NE
2012-08-15 $4,972.50 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-12-31 $4,851.07 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-08-15 $1,523.43 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-11-30 $1,420.63 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-09-17 $1,265.00 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-07-29 $1,000.00 Dickerman, Morgan The Wilson Times Wilson NC
2012-11-02 $1,000.00 McClymont, Clyde Nebraska Cattlemen, Inc. Lincoln NE
2012-11-02 $750.00 Minert, Lowell self-employed Dunning NE
2012-09-26 $500.00 Hawkins, Tony self-employed Lexington SC
2012-11-02 $500.00 McClymont, T. Edward self-employed Norfolk NE
2012-11-02 $500.00 Ruskamp, Stephen self-employed Dodge NE
2012-11-02 $500.00 Spencer, Dale Brewster NE
2012-12-31 $364.20 Ending Spending, Inc. Washington DC
2012-11-02 $250.00 Nielson, Merlyn University of Nebraska Seward NE
2012-11-02 $250.00 Rishel, William self-employed North Platte NE

* Contributions with an asterisk next to them were reported as "Offsets to Operating Expenditures."