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Who Really Represents Illinois?
Meet Your Member: Rep. Mark Kirk (IL-10)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|KIRK, Mark Steven, a Representative from Illinois; born in Champaign, Champaign County, Ill., September 15, 1959; B.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1981; M.S., London School of Economics, London, England, 1982; J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1992; United States Naval Reserves, 1989 to present; lawyer, private practice; staff member for United States Representative John Porter of Illinois, 1984-1990; special assistant, United States Department of State, 1992-1993; staff member for United States House of Representatives International Relations Committee, 1995; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventh and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2001-present).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Rep. Mark Kirk|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||64.14 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||74 out of 433|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||186 out of 433|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||135 out of 433|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||22 out of 433|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||134 out of 433|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 55,439|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 16,875|
|Total Privately Funded Travel†||$ 20,001 to $ 30,000|
|Yrs of Service||4.5|
|Privately Funded Travel (with years-of-service multiplier)**||$ 30,001 to $ 40,000|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 450,254|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||8.1 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 115,356|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 1,515,582|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 336,071|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||21.40 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 1,676,697|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||21.40 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 358,518|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 19,855|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 427,603|