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Who Really Represents North Dakota?
Meet Your Member: Sen. Kent Conrad (ND)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|CONRAD, Kent, a Senator from North Dakota; born in Bismarck, Burleigh County, N. Dak., March 12, 1948; attended the public schools of Bismarck and high school in Tripoli, Libya; attended the University of Missouri, Columbia 1967; graduated, Stanford University 1971; received a graduate degree from George Washington University 1975; assistant to the tax commissioner, Bismarck 1974-1980; tax commissioner, State of North Dakota 1981-1986; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1986 for the term ending January 3, 1993; was not a candidate for reelection to his seat in 1992, but was elected in a special election on December 4, 1992, to the unexpired portion of the term ending January 4, 1995, left vacant by the death of Quentin N. Burdick, which he assumed on December 14, 1992; reelected in 1994 and again in 2000 for the term ending January 3, 2007; chair, Committee on the Budget (January 3-20, 2001; June 6, 2001-January 3, 2003).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Sen. Kent Conrad|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||61.37 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||30 out of 100|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||39 out of 90|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||56 out of 100|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||31 out of 100|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||31 out of 100|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 421,510|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 77,478|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 2,844,603|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||94.20 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 472,941|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 881,875|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 138,862|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||22.60 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 4,356,680|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||50.90 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 571,187|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 127,930|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 732,000|