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Who Really Represents Wisconsin?
Meet Your Member: Rep. David R. Obey (WI-07)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|OBEY, David Ross, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Okla., October 3, 1938; graduated from Wausau High School, Wausau, Wis., 1956; B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis., 1960; M.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis., 1962; real estate broker; member of the Wisconsin state assembly, 1963-1969; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Melvin R. Laird, and reelected to the eighteen succeeding Congresses (April 1, 1969-present); chair, Joint Economic Committee (Ninety-ninth Congress); chair, Committee on Appropriations (One Hundred Third Congress).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Rep. David R. Obey|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||85.64 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||78 out of 433|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||29 out of 433|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||63 out of 433|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||360 out of 433|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||37 out of 433|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 254,680|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 63,049|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 850,625|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||81.60 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 212,098|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 936,557|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 225,017|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||47.30 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 2,705,163|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||59.40 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 339,595|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 307,717|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 682,865|