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Who Really Represents Alaska?
Meet Your Member: Sen. Ted Stevens (AK)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|STEVENS, Theodore F. (Ted), a Senator from Alaska; born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 18, 1923; attended Oregon State College and Montana State College; graduated, University of California, Los Angeles 1947; graduated, Harvard Law School 1950; served in the United States Army Air Corps in the Second World War in China 1943-1946; admitted to the bar in California in 1950, to the District of Columbia bar in 1951, and to the Alaska bar in 1957; practiced law in Fairbanks, Alaska 1953; legislative counsel, Department of Interior, Washington, D.C., 1956; assistant to the Secretary of the Interior 1958; chief counsel, Department of the Interior 1960; returned to Anchorage, Alaska, in 1961 and practiced law; elected to State house of representatives in 1964; reelected in 1966, serving as speaker pro tempore and majority leader; appointed on December 24, 1968, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of E.L. Bartlett, and was subsequently elected in a special election on November 3, 1970, to complete the unexpired term ending January 3, 1973; reelected in 1972, 1978, 1984, 1990, 1996 and 2002 for the term ending January 3, 2009; Republican whip (1977-1985); president pro tempore (2003-); chair, Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee (Ninety-fourth Congress), Select Committee on Ethics (Ninety-eighth and Ninety-ninth Congresses), Committee on Rules and Administration (One Hundred Fourth Congress [January 3, 1995-September 12, 1995]); Committee on Governmental Affairs (One Hundred Fourth Congress [September 12, 1995-January 2, 1997]), Committee on Appropriations (One Hundred Fifth and One Hundred Sixth Congresses, One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 20, 2001-June 6, 2001], One Hundred Eighth Congress); Committee on Commerce, Science, and Technology (One Hundred Ninth Congress).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Sen. Ted Stevens|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||78.17 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||5 out of 100|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||5 out of 90|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||30 out of 100|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||6 out of 100|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||15 out of 100|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 504,528|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 181,946|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 2,182,378|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||74.80 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 762,170|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 237,060|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 78,969|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||7.5 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 2,764,028|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||46.30 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 828,935|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 105,122|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 950,912|