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2014

Mississippi Senate

Last update: July 29, 2015 | 2:49 a.m.

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Total candidate fundraising: $11,114,213
Total candidate spending: $11,562,238
Total outside spending: $11,856,128
Candidate + outside spending: $23,418,366

Incumbent: Thad Cochran (R)
Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report rates this seat: Currently Safe Republican

Candidates

These are candidates who have filed paperwork to report fundraising with the Federal Elections Commission; they may not actually appear on the ballot. Only candidates who have reported raising at least $1,000, or who have been targeted by $1,000 or more in independent expenditures are shown.

Candidate (Party) Incumbent Cash on hand Cash on hand date Candidate Fundraising Candidate Spending Outside Spending For Outside Spending Against
COCHRAN, THAD (R)
Won General
Y $19,643 12/31/14 $7,094,438 $7,553,448 $1,445,348 $3,796,639
MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R)
Lost in primary runoff
N $8,182 12/31/14 $3,327,999 $3,319,815 $3,339,494 $2,175,805
CHILDERS, TRAVIS W (D)
Lost General
N $2,799 12/31/14 $691,776 $688,975 $20,305 $0

Recent Independent Expenditures

The most recent independent expenditures of $5,000 or more targeting candidates in this race are listed below. See all of this race's independent expenditures.

Committee Candidate Support
Oppose
Payee Amount Date Purpose
MISSISSIPPI CONSERVATIVES COCHRAN, THAD
Support
Winning Edge - Alexandria, AL $6,996 2014-10-31 Mail Postage, Printing and Production
MISSISSIPPI CONSERVATIVES COCHRAN, THAD
Support
Winning Edge - Alexandria, AL $9,232 2014-10-31 Mail Postage, Printing and Production
MISSISSIPPI CONSERVATIVES COCHRAN, THAD
Support
Capstone Public Affairs LLC - Jackson, MS $1,000 2014-10-30 Digital Advertisement
MISSISSIPPI CONSERVATIVES COCHRAN, THAD
Support
Natchez Democrat - Natchez, MS $1,257 2014-10-29 Newspaper Advertisment
ALL CITIZENS FOR MISSISSIPPI COCHRAN, THAD
Support
WQID Radio - Hattiesburg, MS $1,500 2014-10-29 Radio Ad

Independent Expenditure Summary

The amounts below are totals of all independent expenditures made for or against a candidate, regardless of amount. Only groups who have spent at least $1,000 on independent expenditures altogether are shown. For more, see all independent expenditures made in this race.

Committee Candidate Incumbent Office Sought Support / Oppose Total outside spending
CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$2,417,688
MISSISSIPPI CONSERVATIVES MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$1,675,805
SENATE CONSERVATIVES ACTION MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$1,333,770
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS CONGRESSIONAL FUND COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Support
$781,144
CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$722,380
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Support
$700,000
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$586,892
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$500,000
CITIZENS UNITED POLITICAL VICTORY FUND MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$416,220
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$410,062
SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$274,788
AMERICA INC. COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$240,000
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$224,698
AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION PAC COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Support
$211,747
INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S VOICE COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$209,328
NATIONAL REPUBLICAN SENATORIAL COMMITTEE COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Support
$175,000
MISSISSIPPI CONSERVATIVES COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Support
$162,450
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$113,275
MAIN STREET ADVOCACY COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Support
$100,000
NOW OR NEVER PAC COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$93,515
OUR COUNTRY DESERVES BETTER PAC - TEAPARTYEXPRESS.ORG MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$92,388
ALL CITIZENS FOR MISSISSIPPI COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Support
$75,605
FAITH FAMILY FREEDOM FUND MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$49,000
MADISON ACTION FUND; THE COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$40,000
BLACK CONSERVATIVES FUND COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$34,403
MADISON ACTION FUND; THE MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$33,997
CAMPAIGN FOR AMERICAN VALUES PAC COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$28,517
MADISON PROJECT INC. MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$26,990
CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$22,308
SOUTH FORWARD IE PAC CHILDERS, TRAVIS W (D) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$20,305
SENATE CONSERVATIVES ACTION COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$13,915
CONSERVATIVE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$12,757
LET FREEDOM RING INC COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$10,831
THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Support
$10,500
ALL CITIZENS FOR MISSISSIPPI COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Support
$10,349
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Support
$9,946
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR GUN RIGHTS INC PAC MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$7,497
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR GUN RIGHTS INC PAC COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$7,497
REVIVE AMERICA PAC MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$5,300
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