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Chris Dodd

Party
Democrat
Office Held:
US Senate, CT
Office Sought:
US Senate, CT
DODD, Christopher John, (son of Thomas Joseph Dodd), a Representative and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Willimantic, Windham County, Conn., May 27, 1944; graduated from Georgetown Preparatory School, Potomac, Md. 1962; graduated, Providence (R.I.) College 1966; served as Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic 1966-1968; graduated, University of Louisville (Ky.) School of Law 1972; admitted to the Connecticut bar in 1973 and commenced practice in New London; served in the United States Army 1969-1975; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth Congress; reelected to the Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1981); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1980, but was elected to the United States Senate in 1980; reelected in 1986, 1992, 1998 and in 2004 and served from January 3, 1981, to January 3, 2011; chair, Committee on Rules and Administration (January 3-20, 2001; June 6, 2001-January 3, 2003), Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs (One Hundred Tenth and One Hundred Eleventh Congresses); was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for President in 2008; was not a candidate for reelection to the Senate in 2010.

Source: Bioguide

Campaign Finance

$501,769 Received
Information

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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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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:
    $501,769
    Total Spent:
    $732,856
    Cash on Hand:
    $33,062
  • 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.
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.
    97% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
  • In State vs. Out of State

    contributions from individuals, in dollars
  • Top Contributors

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Earmarks

$161,146,800 Allocated
Information

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View all earmarks data for Chris Dodd Sources: OpenSecrets.org