2012 election - most PAC-opposed candidates

This graph shows the expenditure of the so-called super PACs for opposing candidates in the United States up to November 20, 2012. Super PACs are independent expenditure-only committees, which may raise unlimited sums of money from corporations, unions, associations and individuals, then spend unlimited sums to overtly advocate for or against political candidates. However, direct coordination and communication between political candidates and super PACs is prohibited. Each of the GOP candidates is or was supported by at least one super PAC. As of November 20, super-Pacs have been spending about 78 million U.S. dollars on TV-attack ads and other matters to weaken Mitt Romney in the race.

The most super-PAC-opposed candidates in the 2012 election 2012

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Source

Release date

November 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

As of November 20, 2012

Supplementary notes

* Campaign suspended.

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