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Rep. Ralph Bradley Miller

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Nickname: known as "Brad"
Birthdate: b. 05/19/1953
Birthplace: Fayetteville, NC
District: represents NC-13
Political Party: Democratic
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: JD, Columbia University, 1979 MSC, Comparative Government, London School of Economics, 1978 BA, Political Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1975.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 98,540 (64.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Project Vote Smart.

Money

Raised $659,500 (#309)
Spent 54% (#402)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 51% (#278)
From PACs 49% (#209)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 19 (#326)
Total cost $47,610,825 (#225)
Received 17 (#341)
Total cost $14,610,000 (#369)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 38% left-wing (#298)
Predictable 97% (#124)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 3 times (#357)
Avg. length 695 words (#351)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 739 (#342)
Introduced 15 (#476)
Debated 5 (#328)
Enacted 2 (#283)
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)
AFL-CIO 100% (13/13 votes)
American Nurses Association 100% (5/5 votes)
National Association of Realtors 100% (8/8 votes)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 100% (6/6 votes)
Public Citizen 90% (9/10 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 85% (6/7 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 83% (5/6 votes)
Friends Committee on National Legislation 80% (4/5 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 71% (5/7 votes)
American Civil Liberties Union 60% (3/5 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.

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 William Joslin $12,650 from October 22, 2001 to March 25, 2008
2 C. Dean Debnam $12,500 from December 31, 2001 to February 19, 2008
3 M. Elizabeth Gant $12,350 from November 2, 2001 to February 19, 2008
4 Victor Farah $10,800 from October 24, 2001 to March 30, 2007
5 Nancy M Martin $10,100 from October 4, 2002 to May 11, 2006
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 $190,183
2 Womble Carlyle Sandridge Rice $22,350
3 State Of Nc $19,150
4 Womble Carlyle $17,750
5 Jernigan Law Firm Plc $15,900
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 Craig A. Purser - National Beer Wholesalers Association $5,000
3 Ms. Patricia Ann Kmieciak - United Steel, Paper & Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy... $5,000
4 Mr. Louis Gerber - Communications Workers Of America $5,000
5 Mr. Randall J. Moody - National Education Association $3,000
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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