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Barbara A. Mikulski

Party
Democrat
Latest Office Held:
US Senate, MD
Latest Office Sought:
US Senate, MD

Barbara Ann Mikulski (born July 20, 1936) is the senior United States Senator from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. First elected to the Senate in 1986, she is the first woman elected to the Senate from Maryland. She currently ranks 14th in seniority in the Senate, and is the most senior female Senator. She received 1,504,691 votes in her 2004 reelection campaign, the largest number of votes to date for a Senate candidate in Maryland. Mikulski is the longest-serving female senator and the second longest-serving female member in the history of the United States Congress (only after Edith Nourse Rogers). Mikulski was reelected in the 2010 United States Senate election in Maryland. If she stays in office until March 17, 2012, she will become the longest-serving female member in the history of the United States Congress.

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$12,599,975 Received
Information

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

covers roughly through Q4 2013
  • Top Industries

    OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
    87% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
  • In State vs. Out of State

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  • Individuals vs. PACs

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  • Top Contributors

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  • Recent and upcoming fundraisers

    Full invitations can be viewed at Party Time
    Date Event
    Feb. 26, 2014
    Venue:
    Luncheon at Locke Lord Strategies
    Hosted by:
    Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell PAC, Healthways, Inc. Federal PAC, Louisiana Sheriffs and Deputies Federal PAC
View all campaign finance data for Barbara A. Mikulski Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time

Earmarks

$851,786,090 Allocated
Information

Figures are based on both committee earmark disclosures and on analysis of appropriations bill text. Table shows top 10 earmarks, ordered by dollar amount in the final version of the bill. Earmarks from the president's budget proposal are not included.

For more information, see our Earmark Methodology page.

View all earmarks data for Barbara A. Mikulski Sources: OpenSecrets.org