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Ken Buck

Party
Republican
Office Sought:
US Senate, CO

Kenneth R. "Ken" Buck (born February 16, 1959) is the District Attorney for Weld County, Colorado, and was the unsuccessful Republican challenger to Michael Bennet in the 2010 U.S. Senate race in Colorado.

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$4,949,262 Received
Information

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

Latest FEC Data

covers through candidate's December 31, 2010 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
  • Summary

    overview of how much the candidate raised and spent, and who contributed it
    Total Raised:
    $4,949,262 #33 of 64 Senate candidates
    Total Spent:
    $4,895,277 #32 of 64 Senate candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $164,936 #32 of 64 Senate candidates
  • Contributions Over Time

    reflects only contributions over $200, as smaller contributions are not individually reported. For some candidates a significant portion of their fundraising may not be captured by this chart.
  • Independent Expenditures

    outside groups that spent money supporting or opposing the candidate
    Committee Name Support/Oppose Total Spending
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte
    Oppose
    $7,944,782
    NEA Advocacy Fund
    Oppose
    $1,897,000
    National Education Assn
    Oppose
    $1,897,000
    National Republican Senatorial Cmte
    Support
    $912,000
    American Crossroads
    Support
    $838,162
    Majority PAC
    Oppose
    $555,485
    Senate Conservatives Fund
    Support
    $385,362
    First Amendment Alliance
    Support
    $166,121
    Right to Life
    Support
    $91,844
    Cooperative of American Physicians
    Support
    $85,000
note: data comes from latest FEC filings and has not been cleaned or standardized. See section below for standardized data.

Donor Information

covers roughly through Q4 2013. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
  • Top Industries

    OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
    78% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
  • In State vs. Out of State

    contributions from individuals, in dollars
  • Top Contributors

    PAC Color Block
    Organizations' PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from an organization’s employees, their family members and its political action committee.
View all campaign finance data for Ken Buck Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time