Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance

Oklahoma Senate

Last update: Oct. 25, 2014 | 10:47 p.m.

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Total candidate fundraising: $4,542,031
Total candidate spending: $4,317,311
Total outside spending: $1,976,131
Candidate + outside spending: $6,293,442

Incumbent: Tom Coburn (R)
This is an open seat
Rothenberg Political Report rates this seat: Currently Safe Republican

Next scheduled election: (primary) special election to be held 6/24/14

Note: Tom Coburn has announced his resignation effective Jan. 3, 2015. A special election will be held to replace him. The primary is scheduled for June 24, 2014, with a runoff possible on Aug. 26 if no candidate wins more than 50% of the vote. The general election is scheduled for Nov. 4.

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
LANKFORD, JAMES PAUL MR (R) N $371,103 6/30/14 $2,609,146 $2,667,872 $108,311 $420,496
SHANNON, T W (R)
Lost in primary
N $283,446 6/30/14 $1,932,885 $1,649,439 $1,384,011 $63,311

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 SHANNON, T W
Support
Alfano Communications - Landenberg, PA $2,920 2014-09-15 Production
NOW OR NEVER PAC SHANNON, T W
Support
Media Ad Ventures, Inc - Springfield, VA $50,000 2014-07-11 TV ads
NOW OR NEVER PAC LANKFORD, JAMES PAUL MR
Oppose
Media Ad Ventures, Inc - Springfield, VA $50,000 2014-07-11 TV Ads
OKLAHOMANS FOR A CONSERVATIVE FUTURE INC SHANNON, T W
Support
ADVANTAGE, INC. - ARLINGTON, VA $2,569 2014-06-24 VOTER CONTACT PHONES
SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND SHANNON, T W
Support
Senate Conservatives Fund - Alexandria, VA $1,201 2014-06-23 IE-Shannon-Online Processing

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
OKLAHOMANS FOR A CONSERVATIVE FUTURE INC SHANNON, T W (R) N US Sen. (OK)
Support
$946,551
SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND SHANNON, T W (R) N US Sen. (OK)
Support
$359,871
OKLAHOMANS FOR A CONSERVATIVE FUTURE INC LANKFORD, JAMES PAUL MR (R) N US Sen. (OK)
Oppose
$349,915
FOUNDATION FOR ECONOMIC PROSPERITY INC. LANKFORD, JAMES PAUL MR (R) N US Sen. (OK)
Support
$108,312
FOUNDATION FOR ECONOMIC PROSPERITY INC. SHANNON, T W (R) N US Sen. (OK)
Oppose
$63,312
NOW OR NEVER PAC SHANNON, T W (R) N US Sen. (OK)
Support
$52,920
NOW OR NEVER PAC LANKFORD, JAMES PAUL MR (R) N US Sen. (OK)
Oppose
$50,000
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA LANKFORD, JAMES PAUL MR (R) N US Sen. (OK)
Oppose
$20,581
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA SHANNON, T W (R) N US Sen. (OK)
Support
$19,679
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