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Sen. Daniel Kahikina Akaka

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Birthdate: b. 09/11/1924
Birthplace: Honolulu, HI
District: represents HI
Political Party: Democrat
Religion: Congregationalist
Education: MEd, University of Hawaii, 1966 Professional Certificate - School Administration, University of Hawaii, 1961 Professional Certificate - Secondary Education, University of Hawaii, 1953 Bachelors, Education, University of Hawaii, 1952.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 210,330 (61.0%) votes.

Money

Raised $254,210 (#507)
Spent 80% (#236)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 64% (#130)
From PACs 24% (#456)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 85 (#68)
Total cost $957,374,000 (#11)
Received 65 (#83)
Total cost $305,334,560 (#44)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 51% left-wing (#386)
Predictable 95% (#217)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 24 times (#33)
Avg. length 915 words (#222)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 1,076 (#247)
Introduced 291 (#27)
Debated 82 (#11)
Enacted 20 (#15)
Data from GovTrack.

Interest Group Alignment

Interest Group Alignment compares a politician’s votes to positions taken by interest groups. [ more ]
GroupAgreement
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 20% (1/5 votes)
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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 Daniel K Akaka $39,000 from September 19, 2006 to February 23, 2007
2 James P Karins $6,200 from June 27, 2006 to June 9, 2007
3 Patrick Sullivan $6,000 from June 15, 2006 to May 11, 2007
4 Toshio Aoyagi $5,200 from July 13, 2006 to May 11, 2007
5 Jon Miho $5,000 from June 24, 2006 to May 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 Retired $110,882
2 Self $109,853
3 Requesting Info $64,650
4 Us Congress $40,250
5 Galiher Derobertis Ono $16,800
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 Rodger Currie - Amgen, Inc $25,000
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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Also known as: 300001 (GovTrack), N00007653 (OpenSecrets), A000069 (Congressional Bio), 14400 (ICPSR), (Vote Smart), S0HI00084 (FEC)

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