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Sen. James M. Inhofe

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Nickname: known as "Jim"
Birthdate: b. 11/17/1934
Birthplace: Des Moines, IA
District: represents OK
Political Party: Republican
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: BA, Economics, University of Tulsa, 1973.
Last elected in 2002 receiving 583,579 (57.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $3,168,285 (#36)
Spent 44% (#474)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 65% (#124)
From PACs 31% (#391)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 105 (#51)
Total cost $213,229,000 (#85)
Received 99 (#48)
Total cost $144,624,600 (#79)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 77% right-wing (#21)
Predictable 94% (#233)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 16 times (#73)
Avg. length 1,341 words (#106)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 1,035 (#258)
Introduced 181 (#61)
Debated 62 (#20)
Enacted 12 (#49)
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 80% (4/5 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 Amy F Bradley $11,169 from June 29, 2006 to June 26, 2007
2 John J Robson $6,300 from August 16, 2005 to June 20, 2007
3 Charles M Sublett $6,000 from August 19, 2005 to May 8, 2007
4 Leo J Baxter $5,600 from August 3, 2005 to June 20, 2007
5 Norman A Jr Willox $5,600 from December 27, 2005 to November 20, 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 $323,425
2 Retired $47,150
3 Best Effort Made $24,810
4 Homemaker $19,950
5 Bancfirst $14,900
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 Mr. David Lynch - Energy Future Holdings (Formerly Txu Electric Delivery) $5,000
2 Mr. David Lynch - Energy Future Holdings (Formerly Txu Electric Delivery) $5,000
3 Mr. Jon Wadsworth - Bracewell & Giuliani Llp $5,000
4 Mr. Robert Thompson - Thompson Advisory Group $5,000
5 Mr. Jon Wadsworth - Bracewell & Giuliani Llp $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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