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Who Really Represents Texas?
Meet Your Member: Rep. Joe Barton (TX-06)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|BARTON, Joe Linus, a Representative from Texas; born in Waco, McLennan County, Tex., September 15, 1949; graduated from Waco High School, Waco, Tex., 1968; B.A., Texas Agricultural & Mechanical University, College Station, Tex., 1972; M.S., Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., 1973; business executive; White House Fellowship, served as aide to Secretary of Energy James B. Edwards, 1981-1982; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-present); chair, Committee on Energy and Commerce (One Hundred Eighth and One Hundred Ninth Congress).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Rep. Joe Barton|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||66.02 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||33 out of 433|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||22 out of 433|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||59 out of 433|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||157 out of 433|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||9 out of 433|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 341,509|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 79,642|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 923,456|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||36.40 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 221,404|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 1,270,179|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 289,769|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||33.40 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 5,326,961|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||60.90 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 1,289,202|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 2,032|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 1,297,661|