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Rep. Sander M. Levin

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Nickname: known as "Sandy"
Birthdate: b. 09/06/1931
Birthplace: Detroit, MI
District: represents MI-12
Political Party: Democratic
Religion: Jewish
Education: JD, Harvard University, 1957 MA, International Relations, Columbia University, 1954 BA, University of Chicago, 1952.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 168,494 (70.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $424,564 (#434)
Spent 67% (#317)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 24% (#515)
From PACs 76% (#15)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

No information available.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 40% left-wing (#314)
Predictable 98% (#16)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 10 times (#145)
Avg. length 532 words (#474)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 1,276 (#201)
Introduced 79 (#206)
Debated 3 (#400)
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
NAACP 100% (7/7 votes)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 100% (6/6 votes)
AFL-CIO 92% (12/13 votes)
National Association of Realtors 87% (7/8 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 83% (5/6 votes)
Public Citizen 80% (8/10 votes)
Friends Committee on National Legislation 80% (4/5 votes)
American Nurses Association 80% (4/5 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 71% (5/7 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 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.

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 Daniel Levin $14,600 from June 18, 2001 to March 27, 2008
2 Maida Portnoy $9,300 from March 30, 2002 to September 14, 2007
3 Lawrence B Buttenwieser $7,531 from June 25, 2001 to July 6, 2006
4 George Googasian $7,025 from June 27, 2001 to February 29, 2008
5 Ann L Buttenwieser $6,000 from June 25, 2001 to August 3, 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 $137,450
2 Not Applicable $76,754
3 Habitat Company $14,600
4 Retired $7,850
5 Rosenman Colin Llp $7,531
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. Jerry Giovaniello - National Association Of Realtors $5,000
2 George Nichols - New York Life Insurance Company $5,000
3 Craig A. Purser - National Beer Wholesalers Association $4,000
4 Craig A. Purser - National Beer Wholesalers Association $4,000
5 Mr. Michael L. Youngman - The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company $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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