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Who Really Represents Illinois?
Meet Your Member: Rep. Ray LaHood (IL-18)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|LaHOOD, Ray H., a Representative from Illinois; born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., December 6, 1945; graduated from Spalding High School, Chicago, Ill.; attended Spoon River Community College, Canton, Ill.; B.S., Bradley University, Peoria, Ill., 1971; teacher; director, Rock Island County Youth Services Bureau, 1972-1974; chief planner, Bi-States Metropolitan Planning Commission, 1974-1977; aide to United States Representative Thomas F. Railsback of Illinois, 1977-1982; member of the Illinois state house of representatives, 1982-1983; aide to United States Representative Robert H. Michel of Illinois, 1983-1994; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-present).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Rep. Ray LaHood|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||70.24 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||176 out of 433|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||74 out of 433|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||209 out of 433|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||312 out of 433|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||193 out of 433|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 136,804|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 34,769|
|Total Privately Funded Travel†||$ 60,001 to $ 70,000|
|Yrs of Service||5.5|
|Privately Funded Travel (with years-of-service multiplier)**||$ 60,001 to $ 70,000|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 280,954|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||15.50 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 70,169|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 1,371,068|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 325,942|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||43.10 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 1,469,917|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||33.50 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 290,469|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 72,661|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 367,839|