Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance

Tennessee Senate

Last update: Dec. 19, 2014 | 7:46 p.m.

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Total candidate fundraising: $12,712,205
Total candidate spending: $12,415,222
Total outside spending: $1,332,281
Candidate + outside spending: $13,747,503

Incumbent: Lamar Alexander (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
ALEXANDER, LAMAR (R)
Won General
Y $528,655 11/24/14 $7,615,911 $8,098,013 $661,994 $295,366
FLINN, GEORGE SHEA (R)
Lost in primary
N $648,761 9/30/14 $1,814,674 $1,165,912 $0 $0
BALL, GORDON (D)
Lost General
N $4,355 11/24/14 $1,650,118 $1,645,817 $0 $0
CARR, JOE S (R)
Lost in primary
N $176,833 9/30/14 $1,474,716 $1,337,941 $374,920 $0
ADAMS, TERRY GLEN JR (D)
Lost in primary
N $13,588 7/18/14 $103,477 $89,991 $0 $0
BRENDA SHIVON, LENARD (R)
Lost in primary
N $454 6/30/14 $26,022 $28,656 $0 $0
CRIM, LARRY R (D)
Lost in primary
N $0 9/30/14 $24,901 $46,848 $0 $0
PAGE, DANNY (R)
Withdrew or not on ballot
N $241 6/30/14 $2,186 $1,046 $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
PUBLIC ADVOCATE OF THE UNITED STATES ALEXANDER, LAMAR
Oppose
Google Inc._ - Mountain View, CA $1,791 2014-10-27 Internet ads
ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE ACTION FUND ALEXANDER, LAMAR
Support
Mercury LLC - New York, NY $246,869 2014-10-20 Tennessee Ad Buys
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND CARR, JOE S
Support
ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT LLC - LANSDOWNE, VA $1,000 2014-08-07 COPY WRITING
CITIZENS 4 ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT CARR, JOE S
Support
Jamestown Associates - Princeton, NJ $48,300 2014-08-06 Media Expense
CITIZENS 4 ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT ALEXANDER, LAMAR
Oppose
Jamestown Associates - Princeton, NJ $25,000 2014-08-06 Media Expense

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
CITIZENS 4 ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT CARR, JOE S (R) N US Sen. (TN)
Support
$347,674
CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBLE ENERGY SOLUTIONS INC. ALEXANDER, LAMAR (R) Y US Sen. (TN)
Support
$280,390
CITIZENS 4 ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT ALEXANDER, LAMAR (R) Y US Sen. (TN)
Oppose
$275,960
ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE ACTION FUND ALEXANDER, LAMAR (R) Y US Sen. (TN)
Support
$246,869
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE ALEXANDER, LAMAR (R) Y US Sen. (TN)
Support
$133,855
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND CARR, JOE S (R) N US Sen. (TN)
Support
$21,826
AMERICANS FOR LEGAL IMMIGRATION PAC ALEXANDER, LAMAR (R) Y US Sen. (TN)
Oppose
$13,445
CONSERVATIVE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE CARR, JOE S (R) N US Sen. (TN)
Support
$5,420
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