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Sen. Olympia Jean Snowe

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Birthdate: b. 02/21/1947
Birthplace: Augusta, ME
District: represents ME
Political Party: Republican
Religion: Greek Orthodox
Education: BA, Political Science, University of Maine, 1969.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 402,598 (74.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $65,233 (#567)
Spent 325% (#35)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 0% (#574)
From PACs 4% (#540)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 87 (#65)
Total cost $493,432,000 (#50)
Received 82 (#67)
Total cost $293,263,000 (#47)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 5% right-wing (#195)
Predictable 85% (#444)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 33 times (#15)
Avg. length 1,119 words (#150)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 1,543 (#141)
Introduced 507 (#3)
Debated 49 (#35)
Enacted 10 (#62)
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 Tobin Mcgregor $4,250 from August 2, 2005 to August 18, 2006
2 Francis Ohara $4,200 on August 29, 2005
3 Kevin Hancock $4,200 from September 10, 2005 to August 24, 2006
4 Larry Mahaney $4,200 on August 4, 2005
5 Paul Mcfarland $4,200 on December 20, 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 $139,360
2 Ohara $29,400
3 Applied Thermal Sciences $24,100
4 Aetna $19,050
5 Spectrum Medical Group $13,200
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. Alan Rosenbloom - Alliance For Quality Nursing Home Care $2,000
2 Ms. Anita Drummond - The Nature Conservancy $100
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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