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Rep. Joe Donnelly

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Birthdate: b. 09/29/1955
District: represents IN-02
Political Party: Democratic
Religion: Roman Catholic
Education: JD, University of Notre Dame Law School, 1981 BA, Government, University of Notre Dame, 1977.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 103,561 (54.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Project Vote Smart.

Money

Raised $1,332,150 (#113)
Spent 36% (#532)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 37% (#421)
From PACs 61% (#96)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 22 (#272)
Total cost $19,074,000 (#363)
Received 22 (#260)
Total cost $18,118,600 (#333)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 11% left-wing (#197)
Predictable 90% (#363)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 3 times (#357)
Avg. length 670 words (#375)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 182 (#527)
Introduced 11 (#506)
Debated 1 (#493)
Enacted 0 (#469)
Data from GovTrack.

Interest Group Alignment

Interest Group Alignment compares a politician’s votes to positions taken by interest groups. [ more ]
GroupAgreement
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 100% (5/5 votes)
NAACP 100% (7/7 votes)
National Association of Realtors 100% (8/8 votes)
AFL-CIO 90% (10/11 votes)
Public Citizen 87% (7/8 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 83% (5/6 votes)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 83% (5/6 votes)
American Nurses Association 80% (4/5 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 66% (4/6 votes)
National Retail Federation 40% (2/5 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.

Handshakes

Handshakes are funds that are donated to a politician by a employees of a company, and flow back out to the same company.
Earmark Recipient Donations Earmarks Cycle
University Of Notre Dame $500 $2600000 2008

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 Bren Simon $14,600 from June 21, 2006 to June 20, 2007
2 Shawn P Mr. Black $8,000 from June 1, 2004 to June 6, 2005
3 Herb Simon $6,500 on June 1, 2006
4 John J Mr. Donnelly $6,000 from September 15, 2004 to June 30, 2005
5 Judith A Ms. Robert $5,100 from June 29, 2004 to March 2, 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 $174,002
2 Retired $68,309
3 Am General $30,675
4 University Of Notre Dame $25,676
5 Homemaker $18,365
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. Patricia Ann Kmieciak - United Steel, Paper & Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy... $5,000
2 Mr. Raymond Bracy - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc $5,000
3 Mr. Andrew Ehrlich - B & D Consulting $5,000
4 Mr. Kevin P. Flynn - International Union Of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers $5,000
5 Mr. Raymond Bracy - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc $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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