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Rep. Donald M. Payne

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Birthdate: b. 07/16/1934
Birthplace: Newark, NJ
District: represents NJ-10
Political Party: Democratic
Religion: Baptist
Education: Graduate Studies, Springfield College BA, Seton Hall University, 1957.
Last elected in 2006, unopposed.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $547,091 (#365)
Spent 45% (#473)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 41% (#380)
From PACs 52% (#175)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 20 (#304)
Total cost $21,724,400 (#344)
Received 20 (#286)
Total cost $22,915,200 (#301)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 70% left-wing (#445)
Predictable 98% (#62)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 8 times (#175)
Avg. length 820 words (#277)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 3,153 (#9)
Introduced 50 (#312)
Debated 4 (#360)
Enacted 1 (#358)
Data from GovTrack.

Interest Group Alignment

Interest Group Alignment compares a politician’s votes to positions taken by interest groups. [ more ]
GroupAgreement
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)
NAACP 85% (6/7 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 85% (6/7 votes)
AFL-CIO 84% (11/13 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 H. Oneil Williams $9,800 from February 22, 2001 to February 26, 2008
2 Michael Critchley $8,100 from March 10, 2002 to March 9, 2006
3 Avery Byrd $8,050 from September 28, 2001 to November 15, 2007
4 Rosa M. Whitaker $8,000 from April 30, 2003 to October 15, 2007
5 Theodore Wells $8,000 from March 5, 2001 to February 21, 2008
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 $132,985
2 Frye Williams Co $16,675
3 Worldspace $13,000
4 A L S Urban Renewal $10,550
5 Whitaker Group $10,450
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 Ms. Betsy Ricketts - Chevron U.S.A. Inc. $1,200,000
2 Mr. Monte Byers - United Brotherhood Of Carpenters And Joiners Of America $5,000
3 Mr. Randall J. Moody - National Education Association $5,000
4 Mr. Randall J. Moody - National Education Association $4,000
5 Mr. Jose Ceballos - National Air Traffic Controllers Association $3,500
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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