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Who Really Represents California?
Meet Your Member: Sen. Barbara Boxer(CA)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|BOXER, Barbara, a Representative and a Senator from California; born Barbara Levy in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 11, 1940; attended public schools in Brooklyn; graduated, Wingate High School 1958; B.A., Brooklyn College 1962; stockbroker 1962-1965; newspaper editor 1972-1974; congressional aide 1974-1976; elected member, Board of Supervisors, Marin County, Calif. 1976-1982; delegate, California State Democratic convention 1983; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1992; elected to the United States Senate in 1992; reelected in 1998 and 2004 for term ending January 3, 2011.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Sen. Barbara Boxer|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||57.71 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||61 out of 100|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||45 out of 90|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||42 out of 100|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||88 out of 100|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||59 out of 100|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 246,283|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 67,845|
|Total Privately Funded Travel†||$ 60,001 to $ 70,000|
|Yrs of Service||5.5|
|Privately Funded Travel (with years-of-service multiplier)**||$ 60,001 to $ 70,000|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 1,904,296|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||18.40 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 575,270|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 11,238,562|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 3,308,112|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||52.10 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 1,582,939|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||7.8 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 217,425|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 185,332|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 489,176|