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Rep. Betty Sutton

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District: represents OH-13
Political Party: Democratic
Education: JD, University of Akron School of Law, 1990 BA, Political Science, Kent State University, 1985.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 135,639 (61.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Project Vote Smart.

Money

Raised $466,049 (#411)
Spent 46% (#460)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 36% (#426)
From PACs 63% (#79)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 21 (#283)
Total cost $17,011,600 (#382)
Received 20 (#286)
Total cost $16,338,600 (#356)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 52% left-wing (#394)
Predictable 97% (#67)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 9 times (#156)
Avg. length 1,023 words (#179)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 498 (#419)
Introduced 8 (#526)
Debated 1 (#493)
Enacted 0 (#469)
Data from GovTrack.

Interest Group Alignment

Interest Group Alignment compares a politician’s votes to positions taken by interest groups. [ more ]
GroupAgreement
National Association of Realtors 100% (8/8 votes)
AFL-CIO 100% (11/11 votes)
American Nurses Association 100% (5/5 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 100% (5/5 votes)
NAACP 100% (7/7 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 83% (5/6 votes)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 83% (5/6 votes)
Public Citizen 75% (6/8 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 66% (4/6 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
University Of Akron $250 $1000000 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 George H Faulkner $8,400 from December 23, 2005 to March 4, 2008
2 Susannah Muskovitz $5,214 from December 15, 2005 to September 30, 2006
3 E. Marianne Gabel $5,100 from March 2, 2006 to June 22, 2006
4 John W Heslop $5,100 from March 28, 2006 to June 20, 2006
5 Anthony J. Alexander $4,600 on June 11, 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 $86,150
2 Faulkner Muskovitz Phillips $13,614
3 Retired $12,500
4 Gross Builders $12,350
5 Newmanshifrin $9,400
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 Craig A. Purser - National Beer Wholesalers Association $5,000
2 Mr. Christopher Sloan - International Union Of Painters And Allied Trades $5,000
3 Craig A. Purser - National Beer Wholesalers Association $5,000
4 Mr. Monte Byers - United Brotherhood Of Carpenters And Joiners Of America $5,000
5 Mr. Hasan R. Solomon - International Association Of Machinists And Aerospace Workers $5,000
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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