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Who Really Represents Kansas?
Meet Your Member: Sen. Pat Roberts (KS)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|ROBERTS, Charles Patrick (Pat), a Representative and a Senator from Kansas; born in Topeka, Kans., April 20, 1936; attended the public schools; graduated from Holton High School 1954; B.A., Kansas State University, Manhattan 1958; served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a captain 1958-1962; newspaper publisher, Litchfield Park, Ariz. 1962-1967; administrative assistant, United States Senator Frank Carlson 1967-1968; administrative assistant, United States Congressman Keith Sebelius 1968-1980; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 2, 1997); chair, Committee on Agriculture (One Hundred Fourth Congress); not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1996, but was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1996 and reelected in 2002 for the term ending January 2, 2009; chair, Select Committee on Ethics (One Hundred Sixth and One Hundred Seventh Congresses [November 9, 1999-January 3, 2001; January 20, 2001-June 6, 2001]), Select Committee on Intelligence (One Hundred Eighth and One Hundred Ninth Congresses).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Sen. Pat Roberts|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||82.52 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||65 out of 100|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||80 out of 90|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||95 out of 100|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||16 out of 100|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||58 out of 100|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 81,361|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 27,163|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 323,259|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||29.60 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 107,349|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 239,032|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 82,567|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||17.90 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 1,431,912|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||49.80 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 488,368|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 4,767|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 496,912|