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Rep. Jerry Lewis

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Birthdate: b. 10/21/1934
Birthplace: Seattle, WA
District: represents CA-41
Political Party: Republican
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: BA, Government, University of California, Los Angeles, 1956 Public Affairs Fellowship, Coro Foundation, San Francisco.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 109,761 (67.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $432,941 (#429)
Spent 155% (#65)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 25% (#508)
From PACs 59% (#115)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 80 (#76)
Total cost $157,130,000 (#104)
Received 79 (#72)
Total cost $138,158,000 (#83)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 41% right-wing (#147)
Predictable 87% (#428)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 6 times (#221)
Avg. length 1,375 words (#96)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 697 (#358)
Introduced 34 (#375)
Debated 18 (#112)
Enacted 15 (#33)
Data from GovTrack.

Interest Group Alignment

Interest Group Alignment compares a politician’s votes to positions taken by interest groups. [ more ]
GroupAgreement
US Chamber of Commerce 100% (6/6 votes)
National Retail Federation 80% (4/5 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 71% (5/7 votes)
NAACP 71% (5/7 votes)
Public Citizen 70% (7/10 votes)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 64% (9/14 votes)
National Association of Realtors 50% (4/8 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 42% (3/7 votes)
American Nurses Association 40% (2/5 votes)
American Civil Liberties Union 40% (2/5 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 33% (2/6 votes)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 16% (1/6 votes)
AFL-CIO 15% (2/13 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 Laura Dangermond $12,400 from February 8, 2001 to May 28, 2008
2 Jack Dangermond $10,700 from February 8, 2001 to May 28, 2008
3 Harold J Raveche $9,500 from November 12, 2003 to March 29, 2007
4 Elizabeth Raveche $8,800 from May 15, 2006 to September 30, 2007
5 Alfred S Joseph $8,000 from June 4, 2003 to October 19, 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 $92,500
2 Cassidy Associates $35,000
3 Esri $23,350
4 Isr $21,500
5 Beamhit $20,000
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. Gregory R. Dahlberg - Lockheed Martin Corporation $5,000
2 Mr. Thomas R. Madson - General Dynamics Corp $5,000
3 Mr. James J. Hickey - Day & Zimmermann $5,000
4 Gary Hopper - General Atomics $5,000
5 Ms. Cecelia M. Casey - Associated General Contractors Of America $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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