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Who Really Represents Illinois?
Meet Your Member: Rep. Jerry Weller (IL-11)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|WELLER, Gerald C. (Jerry), a Representative from Illinois; born in Streator, La Salle County, Ill., July 7, 1957; graduated from Dwight High School, Ill., 1975; attended Joliet Junior College, Romeoville, Ill., 1976; B.S., University of Illinois, 1979; aide to United States Representative Tom Corcoran of Illinois, 1980-1981; assistant to the director, Illinois state department of agriculture; aide to United States Secretary of Agriculture, John R. Block, 1981-1985; member of the Illinois state house of representatives, 1988-1994; founder and past president, Grundy County Young Republicans; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-present).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Rep. Jerry Weller|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||58.67 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||24 out of 433|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||62 out of 433|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||71 out of 433|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||32 out of 433|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||27 out of 433|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 157,502|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 38,688|
|Total Privately Funded Travel†||$ 50,001 to $ 60,000|
|Yrs of Service||5.5|
|Privately Funded Travel (with years-of-service multiplier)**||$ 50,001 to $ 60,000|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 810,196|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||27.20 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 202,898|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 932,943|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 212,422|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||23.80 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 3,167,081|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||46.00 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 699,940|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 83,229|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 793,771|