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- US House, NY
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- US House, NY
Edolphus "Ed" Towns (born July 21, 1934) is the U.S. Representative for New York's 10th congressional district, serving since 1983, and the Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee since 2008. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
Campaign Finance$1,629,542 Received
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.
Latest FEC Datacovers through candidate's December 31, 2010 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
Summaryoverview of how much the candidate raised and spent, and who contributed it
- Total Raised:
- $1,629,542 #190 of 715 House candidates
- Total Spent:
- $1,660,794 #179 of 715 House candidates
- Cash on Hand:
- $1,809 #550 of 715 House candidates
Contributions Over Timereflects 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.
Donor Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2012. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
Top IndustriesOpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
In State vs. Out of Statecontributions from individuals, in dollars
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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.
In State vs. Out of Statein dollars
Fiscal Year Amount Description 2010 $3,200,000 New York Structural Biology Center: Synchrotron Beamline Experimental Station 2010 $3,000,000 Thurgood Marshall College Fund Minority Energy Science Initiative: NNSA 2010 $1,920,000 Polytechnic Institute of NYU: Shock and Vibration Modeling of Marine Composites 2010 $1,600,000 Verdant Power: Kinetic Hydropower System Turbine 2010 $1,500,000 GMHC, New York City, NY: Protecting Health and Building a Prosperous Future for At-Risk Youth in New York City 2010 $1,200,000 Atair Aerospace: Precision Guided Airdropped Equipment 2010 $1,000,000 The Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research, Inc., St. Simons Island, GA: Consortium for Plant Biotechnology ResearchRequested by
- Patty Murray (D-WA),
- John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI),
- David Price (D-NC),
- John Lewis (D-GA),
- Mitch McConnell (R-KY),
- Neil Abercrombie (D-HI),
- Kay R. Hagan (D-NC),
- Hal Rogers (R-KY),
- Denny Rehberg (R-MT),
- Carl Levin (D-MI),
- Bart Stupak (D-MI),
- Edolphus Towns (D-NY),
- Deborah Ann Stabenow (D-MI),
- and Michael Rogers (R-MI)
2010 $900,000 Development of Pollution Prevention Technologies 2010 $650,000 St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY for its Project Access initiative, which may include equipment and technology 2010 $600,000 Groundwork, Inc., Brooklyn, NY: Groundwork, Inc., Brooklyn, NY, Construction of the Groundwork Community CenterRequested by