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Rep. Mike Pence

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Birthdate: b. 06/07/1959
Birthplace: Columbus, IN
District: represents IN-06
Political Party: Republican
Religion: Christian
Education: JD, Indiana University School of Law, 1986 BA, Hanover College, 1981.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 115,266 (60.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $979,672 (#171)
Spent 77% (#255)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 69% (#97)
From PACs 29% (#416)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 11 (#449)
Total cost $7,417,900 (#467)
Received 11 (#436)
Total cost $6,870,400 (#463)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 78% right-wing (#18)
Predictable 96% (#163)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 14 times (#92)
Avg. length 676 words (#369)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 761 (#333)
Introduced 53 (#298)
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
US Chamber of Commerce 83% (5/6 votes)
National Retail Federation 80% (4/5 votes)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 71% (10/14 votes)
Public Citizen 40% (4/10 votes)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 33% (2/6 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 28% (2/7 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 28% (2/7 votes)
American Nurses Association 20% (1/5 votes)
American Civil Liberties Union 20% (1/5 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 16% (1/6 votes)
NAACP 14% (1/7 votes)
National Association of Realtors 12% (1/8 votes)
AFL-CIO 7% (1/13 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 Simona Hasten $14,800 from December 10, 2001 to March 27, 2008
2 Hart Hasten $14,700 from December 10, 2001 to March 27, 2008
3 Richard Freeland $13,100 from May 1, 2002 to April 12, 2008
4 Gary N. Schahet $12,500 from December 10, 2001 to March 25, 2008
5 Shirley Cohen $11,300 from December 31, 2001 to March 30, 2007
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 Retired $301,179
2 Homemaker $291,099
3 Self $269,974
4 Muncie Power Products $25,250
5 Cic Enterprises $21,300
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 Lynn Palmer - International Council Of Shopping Centers $5,000
2 Mr. Lyle Beckwith - Natl Assn Of Convenience Stores $5,000
3 Mr. Parker Sherrill - Public Policy Management Group $5,000
4 Michael Petricone - Consumer Electronics Association $4,000
5 Mr. John Meredith - Meredith Advocacy Group $3,500
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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