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Who Really Represents California?
Meet Your Member: Rep. Sam Farr (CA-17)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|FARR, Sam, a Representative from California; born in San Francisco, Calif., July 4, 1941; graduated from Carmel High School, Carmel, Calif., 1959; B.S., Willamette University, Salem, Oreg., 1963; attended Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif., and the Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, Calif.; Peace Corps, 1963-1965; staff, California state assembly; member, Monterey County, Calif., board of supervisors, 1975-1980, chair, 1979; member of the California state assembly, 1980-1993; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Leon Panetta and reelected to the six succeeding Congresses (June 8, 1993-present).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Rep. Sam Farr|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||66.73 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||380 out of 433|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||336 out of 433|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||395 out of 433|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||326 out of 433|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||267 out of 433|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 25,775|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 7,349|
|Total Privately Funded Travel†||$ 1 to $ 10,000|
|Yrs of Service||5.5|
|Privately Funded Travel (with years-of-service multiplier)**||$ 1 to $ 10,000|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 77,855|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||11.50 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 19,958|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 535,648|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 129,383|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||44.20 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 1,185,122|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||52.30 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 183,440|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 105,931|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 300,208|