Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance

Mississippi Senate

Last update: July 24, 2014 | 1:16 p.m.

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Total candidate fundraising: $8,553,765
Total candidate spending: $7,903,078
Total outside spending: $11,718,470
Candidate + outside spending: $19,621,548

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

Next scheduled election: general to be held 11/4/14

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) Y $710,040 6/30/14 $5,647,935 $5,418,301 $2,123,532 $3,796,642
MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R)
Lost in primary runoff
N $386,156 6/30/14 $2,727,209 $2,341,052 $3,622,489 $2,175,805
CHILDERS, TRAVIS W (D) N $34,895 6/30/14 $178,621 $143,725 $0 $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
NOW OR NEVER PAC COCHRAN, THAD
Oppose
Patrick Media - Marshfield, MO $91,646 2014-07-11 Radio Ads
NOW OR NEVER PAC COCHRAN, THAD
Oppose
Patrick Media - Marshfield, MO $1,868 2014-07-11 Media production
OUR COUNTRY DESERVES BETTER PAC - TEAPARTYEXPRESS.ORG MCDANIEL, CHRIS
Support
Russo Marsh Associates, Inc. - Sacramento, CA $5,819 2014-06-26 Media Production
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA MCDANIEL, CHRIS
Support
Freedomworks, Inc. - Washington, DC $3,771 2014-06-24 IE-McDaniel-Email/Social Media/Printing
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA MCDANIEL, CHRIS
Support
Freedomworks, Inc. - Washington, DC $3,014 2014-06-24 IE-McDaniel-Travel

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
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$414,215
CITIZENS UNITED POLITICAL VICTORY FUND MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$406,164
SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$270,552
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
$135,072
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$113,277
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
$88,215
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
$26,982
CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$22,308
SENATE CONSERVATIVES ACTION COCHRAN, THAD (R) Y US Sen. (MS)
Oppose
$13,915
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
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
CONSERVATIVE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$6,880
REVIVE AMERICA PAC MCDANIEL, CHRIS (R) N US Sen. (MS)
Support
$5,300
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