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Who Really Represents Washington?
Meet Your Member: Sen. Patty Murray(WA)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|MURRAY, Patty, a Senator from Washington; born in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 11, 1950; graduated, Washington State University 1972; education volunteer 1977-1984; instructor, Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, Wash., 1984-1987; citizen lobbyist for environmental and educational issues 1983-1988; member, board of directors, Shoreline School District 1985-1989, serving as president and legislative representative for two terms; member, Washington state senate 1988-1992, Democratic whip 1990-1992; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1992; reelected in 1998 and in 2004 for the term ending January 3, 2011; chairwoman, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (One Hundred Seventh Congress).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Sen. Patty Murray|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||54.98 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||34 out of 100|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||22 out of 90|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||26 out of 100|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||95 out of 100|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||24 out of 100|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 383,566|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 105,312|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 2,892,199|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||44.70 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 872,150|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 10,140,332|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 3,006,459|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||61.00 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 2,464,784|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||16.20 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 431,687|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 248,121|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 765,030|