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Rep. John Barrow

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District: represents GA-12
Political Party: Democratic
Religion: Baptist
Education: JD, Harvard Law School BS, Political Science/History, University of Georgia.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 71,651 (50.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $1,388,871 (#102)
Spent 22% (#597)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 41% (#383)
From PACs 55% (#150)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 23 (#263)
Total cost $21,646,000 (#346)
Received 23 (#250)
Total cost $21,971,000 (#309)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 8% left-wing (#196)
Predictable 82% (#453)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 3 times (#357)
Avg. length 481 words (#499)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 438 (#443)
Introduced 24 (#418)
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
American Nurses Association 100% (5/5 votes)
National Association of Realtors 87% (7/8 votes)
NAACP 85% (6/7 votes)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 83% (5/6 votes)
AFL-CIO 76% (10/13 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 71% (5/7 votes)
Public Citizen 70% (7/10 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 66% (4/6 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 57% (4/7 votes)
American Civil Liberties Union 40% (2/5 votes)
US Chamber of Commerce 33% (2/6 votes)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 21% (3/14 votes)
National Retail Federation 20% (1/5 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 Georgia $250 $368000 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 Frank Jr. Coggins $14,600 from March 31, 2003 to May 14, 2008
2 Sidney R Washington $12,900 from February 4, 2003 to August 29, 2007
3 Kenneth S Nugent $12,700 from September 25, 2003 to March 28, 2007
4 Bill Berry $12,000 from February 4, 2003 to February 23, 2005
5 Mike Mills $12,000 from March 6, 2003 to March 2, 2005
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 $433,485
2 Retired $149,150
3 Homemaker $135,100
4 University Of Georgia $40,209
5 South Texas Oncology And Hematolog $25,000
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. Joshua Heit - National Automobile Dealers Association $5,000
2 Bruce R. Byrd - At&T Services, Inc. And Its Affiliates $5,000
3 Nick Kirkhorn - Honeywell International $5,000
4 Mr. Frederick P. Mcluckie - International Brotherhood Of Teamsters $5,000
5 Ms. Crystal Childs - American Hospital Assn $4,875
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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