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Rep. Robert Wexler

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Birthdate: b. 01/02/1961
Birthplace: New York, NY
District: represents FL-19
Political Party: Democratic
Religion: Jewish
Education: JD, George Washington University Law School, 1985 BA, Political Science, University of Florida, 1982 Attended, Emory University, 1978-1979.
Last elected in 2006, unopposed.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $1,664,750 (#77)
Spent 46% (#462)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 73% (#66)
From PACs 21% (#485)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 14 (#403)
Total cost $17,355,000 (#379)
Received 13 (#404)
Total cost $10,598,000 (#420)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 47% left-wing (#369)
Predictable 97% (#103)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 5 times (#259)
Avg. length 562 words (#456)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 2,391 (#45)
Introduced 51 (#307)
Debated 6 (#284)
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
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 100% (6/6 votes)
American Nurses Association 100% (5/5 votes)
AFL-CIO 100% (13/13 votes)
Public Citizen 90% (9/10 votes)
NAACP 85% (6/7 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 85% (6/7 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 83% (5/6 votes)
Friends Committee on National Legislation 80% (4/5 votes)
National Association of Realtors 75% (6/8 votes)
American Civil Liberties Union 60% (3/5 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 57% (4/7 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
University Of Florida $250 $1296000 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 Herbert Gimelstob $12,700 from March 28, 2003 to May 6, 2007
2 Deborah Sargeant $12,600 from September 11, 2003 to April 21, 2007
3 Harry Iii Sargeant $12,600 from September 11, 2003 to April 21, 2007
4 Elaine A. Gimelstob $11,500 from March 28, 2003 to May 6, 2007
5 Patrick Rooney $10,600 from October 21, 2003 to June 21, 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 Self $946,510
2 Retired $250,885
3 Baron Budd $18,000
4 Microsoft $17,200
5 Minto Builders $16,900
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. Hasan R. Solomon - International Association Of Machinists And Aerospace Workers $5,000
2 Mr. Barry Kasinitz - International Association Of Fire Fighters $4,000
3 Mr. Jerry Giovaniello - National Association Of Realtors $3,000
4 Mrs. Bevin Albertani - Laborers' International Union Of North America $3,000
5 Patrick M. Bryan - Fpl Group, Inc. $3,000
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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