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More Ads in Florida Push Independent Expenditures above $7.5 million

In the last several days, outside organizations have reported making almost a million dollars in independent expenditures to impact on the March 11th Florida special election. This raises the 2014 independent expenditure total for the race to over $7.5 million.  

Republican-oriented groups:

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce reported spending $400,000 on 2/28 for TV advertisements opposing Alex Sink, D-Fla. The ads will run from 2/28 to 3/10. This brings their 2014 total spending up to $1.2 million.

The National Republican Congressional Committee reported it spent $42,500 on 2/26 for media and survey research opposing Alex Sink. This brings their 2014 spending to $1,966,312.

The YG Network Inc. reported it spent $38,324 on 2/28 for a mailer supporting David Jolly, R-Fla. This brings their total 2014 spending up to $157,766.

The American Action Network reported it spent $30,000 on 2/26 opposing Alex Sink. This brings their 2014 total spending to $469,018.

Democratic-oriented groups:

The LCV Victory Fund reported it spent $252,892 on 2/28 for TV ad buys, TV ad production, research, staff time, and district polling opposing David Jolly, R-Fla.

The Sierra Club Political Committee reported it spent $100,470 on 2/28 for media buys and salaries and benefits supporting Alex Sink, D-Fla.

The Friends of Democracy reported it spent $49,023 on 3/1 for radio advertisements opposing David Jolly, R-Fla.

The House Majority PAC reported it spent $24,851 on 2/28 for direct mail opposing David Jolly, R-Fla. This brings their total 2014 spending up to $930,894.

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