Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance

Nebraska Senate

Last update: Aug. 22, 2014 | 9:16 p.m.

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Total candidate fundraising: $10,634,871
Total candidate spending: $9,344,916
Total outside spending: $3,231,671
Candidate + outside spending: $12,576,587

Incumbent: Mike Johanns (R)
This is an open seat
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
SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N $1,016,239 6/30/14 $3,774,283 $2,758,044 $1,420,203 $297,051
DINSDALE, SID (R)
Lost in primary
N $5,817 6/30/14 $3,254,809 $3,159,958 $0 $585,741
OSBORN, SHANE (R)
Lost in primary
N $609 6/30/14 $1,996,501 $1,996,892 $198,378 $730,287
MCLEAY, BARTHOLOMEW L (R)
Lost in primary
N $685 6/30/14 $714,614 $713,928 $0 $0
DOMINA, DAVID A (D) N $223,977 6/30/14 $631,750 $407,771 $10 $0
WATSON, TODD (None) N $110,438 6/30/14 $137,865 $27,427 $0 $0
JENKINS, JAMES JEFFREY (None) N $21,285 6/30/14 $102,900 $81,713 $0 $0
JOHNSON, CLIFTON R (R)
Lost in primary
N $30 6/30/14 $11,737 $11,706 $0 $0
MARVIN, LARRY (D)
Lost in primary
N $2,279 6/30/14 $10,169 $9,096 $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
SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND SASSE, BENJAMIN E
Support
Alliance Strategies Group Inc. - Boca Raton, FL $9,416 2014-08-20 IE-Sasse-Email List Rental
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND SASSE, BENJAMIN E
Support
Southwest Publishing Mailing - Topeka, KS $11,301 2014-08-08 Direct Mail Production
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND SASSE, BENJAMIN E
Support
The Richard Norman Company - Lansdowne, VA $1,739 2014-08-08 Creative Fees
SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND SASSE, BENJAMIN E
Support
Alliance Strategies Group Inc. - Boca Raton, FL $5,233 2014-08-07 IE-Sasse-Email List Rental
SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND SASSE, BENJAMIN E
Support
Envision Printers/Marketing - Leesburg, VA $4,131 2014-06-10 IE-Sasse-Direct Mail Production

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
SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$733,181
LEGACY FOUNDATION ACTION FUND SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$327,370
THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION OSBORN, SHANE (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$283,973
CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION DINSDALE, SID (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$256,908
CLUB FOR GROWTH ACTION OSBORN, SHANE (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$221,669
FREEDOM PIONEERS ACTION NETWORK SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$207,052
CITIZENS UNITED POLITICAL VICTORY FUND SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$165,500
SPECIAL OPERATIONS FOR AMERICA OSBORN, SHANE (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$163,260
THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION DINSDALE, SID (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$108,306
FREEDOM PIONEERS ACTION NETWORK OSBORN, SHANE (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$103,526
AMERICA INC. DINSDALE, SID (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$100,000
HOMETOWN FREEDOM ACTION NETWORK SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$90,000
CITIZENS UNITED POLITICAL VICTORY FUND DINSDALE, SID (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$87,250
ENSURING A CONSERVATIVE NEBRASKA INC OSBORN, SHANE (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$70,900
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$67,108
EMPOWER NEBRASKA SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$62,539
AMERICA INC. OSBORN, SHANE (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$50,000
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$34,991
FREEDOM PIONEERS ACTION NETWORK OSBORN, SHANE (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$34,715
MADISON ACTION FUND; THE DINSDALE, SID (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$20,300
CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$17,244
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA DINSDALE, SID (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$8,120
GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, INC. SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$5,869
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