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Rep. Alan Bowlby Mollohan

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Birthdate: b. 05/14/1943
Birthplace: Fairmont, WV
District: represents WV-01
Political Party: Democratic
Religion: Baptist
Education: JD, West Virginia University, College of Law, 1970 AB, Political Science, College of William and Mary, 1966.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 100,939 (64.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $575,194 (#350)
Spent 87% (#192)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 54% (#247)
From PACs 43% (#275)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 51 (#108)
Total cost $64,059,000 (#189)
Received 50 (#106)
Total cost $31,597,900 (#240)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 27% left-wing (#239)
Predictable 93% (#258)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 1 times (#477)
Avg. length 659 words (#389)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 607 (#387)
Introduced 24 (#418)
Debated 7 (#263)
Enacted 3 (#220)
Data from GovTrack.

Interest Group Alignment

Interest Group Alignment compares a politician’s votes to positions taken by interest groups. [ more ]
GroupAgreement
NAACP 100% (7/7 votes)
National Association of Realtors 100% (8/8 votes)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 100% (6/6 votes)
Public Citizen 100% (10/10 votes)
AFL-CIO 92% (12/13 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 85% (6/7 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 83% (5/6 votes)
American Nurses Association 80% (4/5 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 71% (5/7 votes)
Friends Committee on National Legislation 60% (3/5 votes)
American Civil Liberties Union 40% (2/5 votes)
National Retail Federation 20% (1/5 votes)
US Chamber of Commerce 16% (1/6 votes)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 14% (2/14 votes)
More interest groups →
Data from Maplight.org , for the 11Xth Congress.

Handshakes

Handshakes are funds that are donated to a politician by a employees of a company, and flow back out to the same company.
Earmark Recipient Donations Earmarks Cycle
Azimuth $1,000 $2400000 2008

Top Contributors

Individuals reporting the same zip code who have donated to a lawmaker's political campaign. Use with caution: based on raw FEC data.
1 James E. Brown $12,800 from April 21, 2004 to September 28, 2007
2 Robert F. Hytner $11,950 from October 30, 2001 to April 23, 2008
3 Wade Linger $11,750 from October 30, 2001 to September 28, 2007
4 Jim Estep $11,300 from October 24, 2001 to September 28, 2007
5 Raymond Oliverio $10,800 from March 22, 2004 to September 21, 2007
More contributors →
Source: FEC data from the 1980 to 2000 election cycles.

Top Contributor Employers

Campaigns disclose the employers of their contributors; this list aggregates them. Use with caution: this list is based on raw FEC data
1 Self $50,720
2 Ewa $49,650
3 Azimuth $44,100
4 Information Manufacturing $38,700
5 Robison International $26,000
More contributors →
Source: FEC data from the 1980 to 2000 election cycles.

Top Lobby Contributors

New rules require lobbyists to disclose their giving, and giving by the PACs they control. Use with caution: This data compiled from raw filings
1 Mr. Monte Byers - United Brotherhood Of Carpenters And Joiners Of America $5,000
2 Nick Kirkhorn - Honeywell International $3,000
3 Craig A. Purser - National Beer Wholesalers Association $2,500
4 Craig A. Purser - National Beer Wholesalers Association $2,500
5 Mr. John Barnes - Raytheon Company $2,500
More lobby contributors →
Source: Senate Office of Public Records LD-203 disclosure database; data from 2008.
Some campaign finance information from Open Secrets.


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