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Christopher C. Collins

Party
Republican
Office Sought:
US House, NY
COLLINS, Chris, a Representative from New York; born in Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y., May 20, 1950; B.S., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., 1972; M.B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, 1975; businessman; Erie County executive, Erie County, N.Y., 2007-2011; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Sixth Congress in 1998; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress (January 3, 2013-present).

Source: Bioguide

Campaign Finance

$1,327,521 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:
    $1,327,521 #235 of 721 House candidates
    Total Spent:
    $1,420,830 #209 of 721 House candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $16,018 #415 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
    House Majority PAC
    Oppose
    $661,840
    American Fedn of St/Cnty/Munic Employees
    Oppose
    $410,205
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Cmte
    Oppose
    $253,837
    Service Employees International Union
    Oppose
    $124,205
    Right to Life
    Support
    $5,060
    60 Plus Assn
    Support
    $1,758
    National Right To Life Victory Fund
    Support
    $1,068
note: data comes from latest FEC filings and has not been cleaned or standardized. See section below for standardized data.

Donor Information

federal data covers roughly through Q2 2014
state-level data is not available in bulk for 2014. for current state data, browse http://followthemoney.org/
  • Top Industries

    OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
    71% 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.
  • Recent and upcoming fundraisers

    Full invitations can be viewed at Party Time
    Date Event
    June 2, 2014
    Venue:
    Fundraiser at Home of Jerry Jacobs Jr.
View all campaign finance data for Christopher C. Collins Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time