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Who Really Represents Illinois?
Meet Your Member: Rep. John M. Shimkus (IL-19)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|SHIMKUS, John M., a Representative from Illinois; born in Collinsville, Madison County, Ill., February 21, 1958; graduated from Collinsville High School, Collinsville, Ill.; B.S., West Point Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., 1980; teaching certificate, Christ College, Irvine, Calif., 1990; M.B.A., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Ill., 1997; United States Army, 1980-1986; United States Army Reserve; Collinsville Township, Ill., trustee, 1989-1996; Madison County, Ill., treasurer, 1990-1996; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-present).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Rep. John M. Shimkus|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||69.36 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||233 out of 433|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||249 out of 433|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||256 out of 433|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||364 out of 433|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||45 out of 433|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 49,589|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 11,990|
|Total Privately Funded Travel†||$ 20,001 to $ 30,000|
|Yrs of Service||5.5|
|Privately Funded Travel (with years-of-service multiplier)**||$ 20,001 to $ 30,000|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 228,337|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||20.50 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 57,055|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 1,005,197|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 242,848|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||47.40 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 2,506,250|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||52.50 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 570,969|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 57,235|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 639,897|