Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance

Nebraska Senate

Last update: July 25, 2014 | 4:16 p.m.

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Total candidate fundraising: $10,634,491
Total candidate spending: $9,344,574
Total outside spending: $3,060,923
Candidate + outside spending: $12,405,497

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 $1,391,451 $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 $588,300
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 $0 $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 $-7 4/23/14 $11,357 $11,364 $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
Envision Printers/Marketing - Leesburg, VA $4,131 2014-06-10 IE-Sasse-Direct Mail Production
LEGACY FOUNDATION ACTION FUND SASSE, BENJAMIN E
Support
Direct Response - Phoenix, AZ $1,106 2014-05-13 GOTV calls
THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION SASSE, BENJAMIN E
Support
Advantage Direct c/o Advantage Inc. - Arlington, VA $1,411 2014-05-12 Telephone Voter Contact
FREEDOM PIONEERS ACTION NETWORK OSBORN, SHANE
Support
Brand.com - Philadelphia, PA $10,000 2014-05-12 Internet Communications Consulting
FREEDOM PIONEERS ACTION NETWORK OSBORN, SHANE
Support
Majority Strategies - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL $19,714 2014-05-12 Advertising Services and Communications

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
$717,927
LEGACY FOUNDATION ACTION FUND SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$327,370
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 OSBORN, SHANE (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Oppose
$141,987
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
FREEDOM PIONEERS ACTION NETWORK OSBORN, SHANE (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$34,715
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND SASSE, BENJAMIN E (R) N US Sen. (NE)
Support
$21,493
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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