SuperPAC Report: Restore Our Future, Inc. Spends Big

Over $7 Million Spent By Restore Our Future, Inc. In Past Week



Over the past 7 days, the FEC (Federal Election Commission) recorded a total of 160 SuperPAC expenditures.

These expenditures totalled $13,752,707, down slightly from the week before ($13,865,671).

The most active SuperPAC over the past seven days was Restore Our Future, Inc. (pro-Romney SuperPAC), and it wasn't even close.

In total, Restore Our Future, Inc. spent a total of $7,220,015, dwarfing the spending of every other SuperPAC in the past week.

Let's take a look at the top most active SuperPACs over the past seven days:

RESTORE OUR FUTURE, INC., $7,220,015
Service Employees International Union PEA - Federal, $1,361,251
Republican Union PAC, $950,000
Majority PAC, $849,982
LIBERTY FOR ALL SUPER PAC, $788,553
AMERICANS FOR JOB SECURITY, $649,800
TEXAS CONSERVATIVES FUND, $325,000
FRIENDS OF THE MAJORITY, $165,033
NEW DIRECTIONS FOR AMERICA, $142,147
Prosperity For Michigan, $141,987

And the top ten largest single expenditures of the past week:

RESTORE OUR FUTURE, INC. spent $6,777,584 to support ROMNEY, MITT
Type: Media Buy

Republican Union PAC spent $950,000 to oppose OBAMA, BARACK
Type: Billboards

Service Employees International Union PEA - Federal spent $708,307 to support OBAMA, BARACK
Type: Est. payment for salary and other canvass-related expenses from 7/29-8/31

AMERICANS FOR JOB SECURITY spent $649,800 to oppose Hovde, Eric
Type: Television Placement and Production

RESTORE OUR FUTURE, INC. spent $389,700 to support ROMNEY, MITT
Type: Internet Advertising

LIBERTY FOR ALL SUPER PAC spent $382,425 to oppose CARDON, WILFORD R
Type: ADVERTISING-TV; PRODUCTION

LIBERTY FOR ALL SUPER PAC spent $357,720 to oppose CASSIS, NANCY
Type: ADVERTISING - TV

Majority PAC spent $342,155 to oppose Brunner, John
Type: Media Buy

TEXAS CONSERVATIVES FUND spent $325,000 to oppose CRUZ, RAFAEL
Type: PAC Advertising

Majority PAC spent $230,484 to oppose Brunner, John
Type: Media Buy

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The candidates who received the most support from SuperPACs over the past week were:

MITT ROMNEY, $7,220,015
Barack Obama, $716,913
SHELLEY BERKLEY, $146,305
DANIEL ROBERTI, $142,147
CLARK DURANT, $141,987
JOE MIKLOSI, $115,120
RAFAEL EDWARD TED CRUZ, $114,951
STEVEN ALEXZANDER HORSFORD, $112,764
SHERROD BROWN, $111,971
HENRY J. III RADEL, $100,805

The candidates who most found themselves on the receiving end of SuperPAC opposition over the past week were:

Barack Obama, $951,891
Eric Hovde, $736,800
JOHN BRUNNER, $611,642
WILFORD R CARDON, $382,425
NANCY CASSIS, $358,106
RAFAEL CRUZ, $325,000
DAVID SCHWEIKERT, $165,033
MITT ROMNEY, $122,792
Tommy Thompson, $87,000
Richard Berg, $67,346

Source: SuperPAC Spending

Source: SuperPAC Definition