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Rep. Louise McIntosh Slaughter

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Birthdate: b. 08/14/1929
Birthplace: Harlan County, KY
District: represents NY-28
Political Party: Democratic, Independence, Working Families
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: MS, Public Health, University of Kentucky, 1953 BS, Microbiology, University of Kentucky, 1951.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 111,386 (73.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Project Vote Smart.

Money

Raised $454,053 (#420)
Spent 54% (#403)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 29% (#485)
From PACs 67% (#52)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 29 (#190)
Total cost $26,964,300 (#313)
Received 28 (#187)
Total cost $26,317,300 (#274)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 64% left-wing (#434)
Predictable 98% (#60)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 9 times (#156)
Avg. length 1,751 words (#53)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 2,485 (#38)
Introduced 126 (#112)
Debated 4 (#360)
Enacted 1 (#358)
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 for the Advancement of Colored People 100% (6/6 votes)
AFL-CIO 92% (12/13 votes)
Public Citizen 90% (9/10 votes)
National Association of Realtors 87% (7/8 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 85% (6/7 votes)
NAACP 85% (6/7 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 83% (5/6 votes)
Friends Committee on National Legislation 80% (4/5 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 71% (5/7 votes)
American Civil Liberties Union 60% (3/5 votes)
National Retail Federation 20% (1/5 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
Cubrc $1,000 $1600000 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 Robert Sands $6,600 from May 14, 2004 to November 14, 2007
2 George Dr. Md Abraham $4,750 from October 20, 2004 to April 24, 2006
3 Richard Sands $4,600 on September 28, 2007
4 Charles N Mr. Mills $4,500 from November 18, 2004 to October 13, 2006
5 Thomas Mr. Wilmot $4,000 on April 24, 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 $55,950
2 Retired $34,600
3 University Of Rochester $11,300
4 Constellation Brands $11,200
5 Rit $10,950
More contributors →
Source: FEC data from the 1980 to 2000 election cycles.


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