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Who Really Represents Oregon?
Meet Your Member: Sen. Ron Wyden (OR)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|WYDEN, Ronald Lee, a Representative and a Senator from Oregon; born in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kans., May 3, 1949; attended the public schools of Palo Alto, Calif.; A.B., Stanford University 1971; J.D., University of Oregon Law School in Eugene 1974; director, Oregon Legal Services for the Elderly 1977-1979; public member, Oregon State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators 1977-1979; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-seventh and to the seven succeeding Congresses, and served from January 3, 1981, to February 5, 1996, when he resigned, having been elected to the Senate; elected to the Senate in a special election on January 30, 1996, to fill the unexpired portion of the term ending January 3, 1999, left vacant by the resignation of Robert W. Packwood, and took the oath of office on February 6, 1996; reelected in 1998 and in 2004 for the term ending January 3, 2011.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Sen. Ron Wyden|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||63.39 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||71 out of 100|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||82 out of 90|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||40 out of 100|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||63 out of 100|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||78 out of 100|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 106,329|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 26,397|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 1,947,033|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||52.40 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 588,806|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 2,646,653|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 769,092|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||41.60 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 1,271,185|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||23.30 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 261,885|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 81,790|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 381,062|