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Who Really Represents South Carolina?
Meet Your Member: Sen. Jim DeMint (SC)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|DeMINT, James W., a Representative and a Senator from South Carolina; born in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., September 2, 1951; graduated from Wade Hampton High School, Greenville, S.C., 1969; B.S., University of Tennessee, 1973; M.B.A., Clemson University, Clemson, S.C., 1981; business owner; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Sixth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1999-January 3, 2005); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives, but was elected to the United States Senate in 2004 for term beginning January 3, 2005.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Sen. Jim DeMint|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||53.67 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||82 out of 100|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||75 out of 90|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||68 out of 100|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||82 out of 100|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||70 out of 100|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 207,458|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 32,228|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 2,068,710|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||30.30 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 367,581|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 6,492,864|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 1,137,254|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||48.70 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 2,368,433|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||21.20 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 394,188|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 1,188|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 423,092|