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Blanche Lincoln

Party
Democrat
Office Held:
US Senate, AR
Office Sought:
US Senate, AR
Lobbying Activity
See also: Lobbyist profile for Blanche Lincoln

Blanche Meyers Lambert Lincoln (born September 30, 1960) is a former U.S. Senator from Arkansas and a member of the Democratic Party. First elected to the Senate in 1998, she was the first woman elected to the Senate from Arkansas since Hattie Caraway in 1932 and, at age 38, was the youngest woman elected to the Senate. She previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Arkansas's 1st congressional district from 1993 to 1997.

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$10,711,226 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.

Latest FEC Data

covers through candidate's December 31, 2010 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
  • Summary

    overview of how much the candidate raised and spent, and who contributed it
    Total Raised:
    $10,711,226 #21 of 64 Senate candidates
    Total Spent:
    $11,545,776 #19 of 64 Senate candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $17,504 #93 of 64 Senate candidates
  • Contributions Over Time

    reflects 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 Expenditures

    outside groups that spent money supporting or opposing the candidate
    Committee Name Support/Oppose Total Spending
    Afl-Cio
    Oppose
    $376,030
    American Crossroads
    Oppose
    $203,269
    League of Conservation Voters
    Oppose
    $99,331
    Afl-Cio
    Support
    $69,755
    Campaign for Working Families
    Oppose
    $53,992
    Coalition to Protect Seniors
    Oppose
    $28,473
    Service Employees International Union
    Oppose
    $4,000
note: data comes from latest FEC filings and has not been cleaned or standardized. See section below for standardized data.

Donor Information

covers roughly through Q4 2013. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
  • Top Industries

    OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
    90% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
  • In State vs. Out of State

    contributions from individuals, in dollars
  • Top Contributors

    PAC Color Block
    Organizations' PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from an organization’s employees, their family members and its political action committee.
  • Bundled Lobbyist Contributions

    Lobbyists and lobbying firms that raised money from multiple donors on behalf of the politician. Contributions from the lobbyist or firm itself are not included.
    Bundler Amount
    Investment Co Institute $31,400
    Raymond Bracy, Wal-Mart Stores $27,400
    Managed Funds Assn $24,000
    Melissa Maxfield, Comcast Corp $17,300
View all campaign finance data for Blanche Lincoln Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time

Earmarks

$163,348,600 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 Blanche Lincoln Sources: OpenSecrets.org