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Cheri Bustos

Party
Democrat
Office Sought:
US House, IL
BUSTOS, Cheri, a Representative from Illinois; born in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., October 17, 1961; graduated from Springfield High School, Springfield, Ill., 1979; attended Illinois College, Jacksonville, Ill.; B.A., University of Maryland, College Park, Md., 1983; M.A., University of Illinois, Springfield, Ill., 1985; journalist; businesswoman; member, East Moline, Ill., city council, 2007-2011; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress (January 3, 2013-present).

Source: Bioguide

Campaign Finance

$2,201,858 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.

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Latest FEC Data

covers through candidate's December 31, 2012 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
  • Summary

    overview of how much the candidate raised and spent, and who contributed it
    Total Raised:
    $2,201,858 #108 of 721 House candidates
    Total Spent:
    $2,187,283 #97 of 721 House candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $25,247 #384 of 721 House 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
    National Republican Congressional Cmte
    Oppose
    $2,149,390
    Crossroads GPS
    Oppose
    $1,373,094
    Service Employees International Union
    Support
    $219,795
    New Prosperity Foundation
    Oppose
    $216,631
    New Prosperity Foundation; The
    Oppose
    $216,631
    Service Employees International Union Pea-Federal
    Support
    $213,714
    Women Vote!
    Support
    $26,034
    EMILY's List
    Support
    $26,034
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.
    88% 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.
View all campaign finance data for Cheri Bustos Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time