Barbara A. Mikulski
- Office Held:
- US Senate, MD
- 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.
Campaign Finance$3,999,656 Received
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.
Latest FEC Datacovers through candidate's December 31, 2010 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
Summaryoverview of how much the candidate raised and spent, and who contributed it
- Total Raised:
- $3,999,656 #38 of 64 Senate candidates
- Total Spent:
- $3,990,768 #37 of 64 Senate candidates
- Cash on Hand:
- $893,675 #13 of 64 Senate candidates
Contributions Over Timereflects only contributions over $200, as smaller contributions are not individually reported. For some candidates a significant portion of their fundraising may not be captured by this chart.
Donor Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2013. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
Top IndustriesOpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
In State vs. Out of Statecontributions from individuals, in dollars
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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.
In State vs. Out of Statein dollars
Fiscal Year Amount Description 2010 $15,500,000 Advanced Chemistry Laboratory 2010 $5,000,000 Patuxent River Surface and Aviation Interoperability Laboratory (Mikulski) Patuxent River Naval Air Station (Hoyer, Cardin): National Aviation Enterprise Interoperability with Carrier Strike and Expeditionary Group Forces 2010 $5,000,000 Smiths Detection: Chemical and Biological Protective Shelter 2010 $4,780,000 Duro Textiles (Reed), WL Gore & Associates (Castle, Kratovil, Carper, Kaufman, Mikulski), and Outdoor Research (Baird, McDermott, Murray): Special Operations Forces Modular Glove System 2010 $4,400,000 BRAC-Related Improvements, Montgomery County, MD 2010 $4,000,000 Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems: Vehicle and Dismount Exploitation Radar (VADER) 2010 $4,000,000 Thales Communications: AN/PRC-148 MBITR/JTRS Enhanced MBITRRequested by 2010 $3,000,000 Purple Line, MD 2010 $3,000,000 Agricultural Research Facility, Beltsville, MD 2010 $3,000,000 Bowie State University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Morgan State University: Chesapeake Information Based Aeronautics Consortium (CIBAC)