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Sen. Christopher S. Bond

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Nickname: known as "Kit"
Birthdate: b. 03/06/1939
Birthplace: Saint Louis, MO
District: represents MO
Political Party: Republican
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: LLB, University of Virginia School of Law, 1963 BA, Woodrow Wilson School of Government, Princeton University, 1960.
Last elected in 2004 receiving 1,518,089 (56.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $870,036 (#213)
Spent 43% (#483)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 79% (#38)
From PACs 19% (#489)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 161 (#24)
Total cost $715,045,206 (#25)
Received 143 (#25)
Total cost $356,637,050 (#36)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 36% right-wing (#168)
Predictable 85% (#442)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 15 times (#80)
Avg. length 1,357 words (#101)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 842 (#311)
Introduced 200 (#49)
Debated 53 (#32)
Enacted 19 (#18)
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 20% (1/5 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 David C. Humphreys $26,000 from September 27, 2004 to November 1, 2004
2 Gary K. Schell $20,000 on July 29, 2004
3 L. B. Eckelkamp $15,000 on July 29, 2004
4 John B. Mahaffey $15,000 on September 29, 2004
5 Michael A. Merriman $10,000 on July 12, 2004
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 $32,825
2 Tamko Roofing Products $26,000
3 Mahaffey Enterprises $22,100
4 Bank Of Washington $20,600
5 Faultless Starch $20,200
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. William Cahill - Triwest Healthcare Alliance $100,000
2 Mr. Charles R. Mullett - Con-Way Inc (Formerly Known As Cnf Inc) $15,000
3 Mr. Robert Fitch - Bae Systems, Inc. $10,000
4 Mr. Richard M Gold - Holland & Knight Llp $5,000
5 Mr. William James Jonas Iii - Holland & Knight 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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