- Office Held:
- US House, CO
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- US House, CO
Elizabeth Helen “Betsy” Markey (born April 27, 1956) is the former U.S. Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district, serving from 2009 to 2011. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She was defeated on November 2, 2010 by Republican nominee Cory Gardner.
Campaign Finance$3,595,060 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:
- $3,595,060 #20 of 713 House candidates
- Total Spent:
- $3,612,696 #24 of 713 House candidates
- Cash on Hand:
- $10,617 #450 of 713 House 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.
Independent Expendituresoutside groups that spent money supporting or opposing the candidate
Committee Name Support/Oppose Total Spending National Republican Congressional CmteOppose $840,396 Service Employees International UnionSupport $194,561 Family Research CouncilOppose $34,583 National Wildlife FederationSupport $22,000 National Abortion Rights Action LeagueSupport $4,560 NARAL Pro-Choice AmericaSupport $4,560 Environment AmericaSupport $2,245 Environment ColoradoSupport $2,238 Progressive Future IncSupport $1,916 Progressive FutureSupport $1,916
Donor Informationcovers roughly through Q3 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 $5,000,000 Arkansas Valley Conduit 2010 $3,000,000 Colorado State University: Geosciences/Atmospheric Research 2010 $900,000 Smart Grid Simulation Laboratory 2010 $800,000 Timber Bridge on US 24, Limon, CO 2010 $655,000 University of Georgia, Cornell University, and Colorado State University: National Beef Cattle Genetic Evaluation Consortium, CO, GA, NY 2010 $650,000 Colorado State University: Infectious Disease Research, CO 2010 $600,000 Upper Big Thompson Canyon Bridge Replacement, CO 2010 $500,000 Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO for facilities and equipment for a biocontainment training facility 2010 $500,000 Sustainable Biofuels Development Center 2010 $300,000 US 287 in Berthoud, CO