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Who Really Represents California?
Meet Your Member: Rep. Tom Lantos (CA-12)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|LANTOS, Thomas Peter, a Representative from California; born in Budapest, Hungary, February 1, 1928; came to the United States on an academic scholarship in 1947; B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., 1949; M.A., University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., 1950; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1953; professor of economics; television journalist; administrative assistant, economic and foreign policy adviser, United States Senate; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1976; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-seventh and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-present).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Rep. Tom Lantos|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||68.03 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||299 out of 433|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||279 out of 433|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||30 out of 433|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||359 out of 433|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||409 out of 433|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 42,300|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 10,416|
|Total Privately Funded Travel†||$ 1 to $ 10,000|
|Yrs of Service||5.5|
|Privately Funded Travel (with years-of-service multiplier)**||$ 1 to $ 10,000|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 1,448,018|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||55.90 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 335,321|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 2,313,641|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 521,604|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||47.20 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 532,871|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||13.50 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 36,114|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 66,064|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 132,224|