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Chaka Fattah

Party
Democrat
Latest Office Held:
US House, PA
Latest Office Sought:
US House, PA
FATTAH, Chaka, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 21, 1956; attended Overbrook High School, Philadelphia, Pa.; Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.; University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, Philadelphia, Pa.; M.A., University of Pennsylvania’s Fels School of State and Local Government, Philadelphia, Pa., 1986; Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, Mass., 1984; special assistant to director of housing and community development, Philadelphia, Pa., 1980; special assistant to managing director of housing and community development, Philadelphia, Pa., 1981; policy assistant, Greater Philadelphia Partnership; member of the Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1982-1988; member of the Pennsylvania state senate, 1988-1994; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fourth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-present).

Source: Bioguide

Campaign Finance

$4,508,079 Received
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  • 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.

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covers roughly through Q4 2013
  • Top Industries

    OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
    86% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
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  • Individuals vs. PACs

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  • Recent and upcoming fundraisers

    Full invitations can be viewed at Party Time
    Date Event
    Oct. 23, 2013
    Venue:
    Breakfast at The Monocle Restaurant
View all campaign finance data for Chaka Fattah Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time

Earmarks

$73,568,643 Allocated
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For more information, see our Earmark Methodology page.

View all earmarks data for Chaka Fattah Sources: OpenSecrets.org