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Who Really Represents Colorado?
Meet Your Member: Sen. Ken Salazar (CO)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|SALAZAR, Kenneth Lee, (brother of John Salazar), a Senator from Colorado; born in Alamosa, Colorado, March 2, 1955; B.A., political science, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colo., 1977; J.D., University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1981; practiced law in Denver, Colo., 1981-1986, 1994-1998; chief legal counsel, Governor Roy Romer of Colorado, 1986-1990; executive director, Colorado Department of Natural Resources 1990-1994; Colorado State attorney general 1999-2005; elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate in 2004 for term beginning January 3, 2005.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Sen. Ken Salazar|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||51.30 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking**||N/A|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking**||N/A|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||20 out of 100|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||88 out of 100|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||83 out of 100|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 21,500|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 0|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 3,717,089|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||51.20 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 1,084,762|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 7,895,444|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 2,291,946|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||52.10 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 1,019,050|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||9.50 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 141,764|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 110,375|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 304,057|