Third-Party Dollars Spent on Deceptive Ads: Update Through 9/13/2012

From 12/1/11 to 9/13/12, an estimated $63,589,170 has been spent on ads containing at least one claim considered deceptive by fact-checking organizations.

Third-Party Dollars Spent on Deceptive Ads*^

Super PAC Estimated Spending from 12/1/2011 through 9/13/2012
Restore Our Future

$21,379,570

Priorities USA Action

$4,466,210

Winning Our Future

$536,530

Red White and Blue Fund

$364,580

501(c)(4) Estimated Spending from 12/1/2011 through 9/13/2012
Crossroads GPS

$17,601,990

American Future Fund

$6,383,490

Americans for Prosperity

$8,950,600

American Energy Alliance

$3,269,000

Secure America Now

$142,690

Other Groups Estimated Spending from 12/1/2011 through 9/13/2012
AFSCME

$494,510

*Based on revised spending estimates provided by Kantar Media CMAG
^To see detail on the claims fact checkers ruled as deceptive, please see FlackCheck.org’s Deception Log