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Who Really Represents California?
Meet Your Member: Rep. Howard L. Berman (CA-28)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|BERMAN, Howard Lawrence, a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 15, 1941; graduated from Hamilton High School, Los Angeles, Calif., 1959; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1962; LL.B., University of California School of Law, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965; lawyer, private practice; VISTA volunteer, 1966-1967; member of the California state assembly, 1973-1982; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1968, 1976, and 1984; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-present).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Rep. Howard L. Berman|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||70.95 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||121 out of 433|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||129 out of 433|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||153 out of 433|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||15 out of 433|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||323 out of 433|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 81,050|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 23,040|
|Total Privately Funded Travel†||$ 140,001 to $ 150,000|
|Yrs of Service||5.5|
|Privately Funded Travel (with years-of-service multiplier)**||$ 140,001 to $ 150,000|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 398,250|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||17.80 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 105,210|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 535,394|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 119,221|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||19.30 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 975,247|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||28.40 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 156,769|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 77,548|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 248,015|