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Who Really Represents California?
Meet Your Member: Rep. Jim Costa (CA-20)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|COSTA, Jim, a Representative from California; born in Fresno, Fresno County, Calif., April 13, 1952; B.A., California State University, Fresno, Calif., 1974; member of the California state assembly, 1978-1994; member of the California state senate, 1994-2002; private advocate; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Ninth Congress (January 3, 2005-present).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Rep. Jim Costa|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||53.40 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||300 out of 433|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||261 out of 433|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||310 out of 433|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||347 out of 433|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||162 out of 433|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 10,100|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 11,211|
|Total Privately Funded Travel†||$ 10,001 to $ 20,000|
|Yrs of Service||0.5|
|Privately Funded Travel (with years-of-service multiplier)**||$ 120,001 to $ 130,000|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 96,150|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||7.0 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 43,556|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 1,190,949|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 519,403|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||46.40 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 866,570|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||33.90 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 245,772|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 124,549|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 397,598|