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Who Really Represents Iowa?
Meet Your Member: Sen. Charles E. Grassley (IA)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|GRASSLEY, Charles Ernest, a Representative and a Senator from Iowa; born in New Hartford, Butler County, Iowa, September 17, 1933; attended the public schools; graduated, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls 1955; received a graduate degree from the same university in 1956; pursued graduate work, University of Iowa, Iowa City 1957-1958; engaged in agriculture; part-time university instructor; member, Iowa house of representatives 1959-1974; elected in 1974 as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth Congress; reelected to the Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1981); was not a candidate in 1980 for reelection to the House of Representatives, but was elected to the Senate in 1980; reelected in 1986, 1992, 1998 and in 2004 for the term ending January 3, 2011; chair, Special Committee on Aging (One Hundred Fifth Congress), Committee on Finance (One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 20 to June 6, 2001], One Hundred Eighth and One Hundred Ninth Congresses).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Sen. Charles E. Grassley|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||70.18 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||19 out of 100|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||18 out of 90|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||32 out of 100|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||84 out of 100|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||5 out of 100|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 393,684|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 109,385|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 2,262,100|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||65.40 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 696,003|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 3,332,940|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 981,888|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||49.10 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 3,973,092|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||42.50 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 1,176,211|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 28,179|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 1,236,106|