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Heidi Heitkamp

Party
Democrat
Office Sought:
US Senate, ND
HEITKAMP, Mary Kathryn (Heidi), a Senator from North Dakota; born in Breckenridge, Minn., October 30, 1955; graduated University of North Dakota, B.A., 1977; graduated Lewis & Clark College, J.D., 1980; lawyer, Environmental Protection Agency 1980-1981; lawyer, Office of the North Dakota State Tax Commissioner 1981-1986; director, Dakota Gasification Company; tax commissioner of North Dakota 1986-1992; attorney general of North Dakota 1993-2000; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor of North Dakota in 2000; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019.

Source: Bioguide

Campaign Finance

$5,608,814 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.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

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:
    $5,608,814 #36 of 59 Senate candidates
    Total Spent:
    $5,498,044 #35 of 59 Senate candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $144,895 #26 of 59 Senate 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 Senatorial Cmte
    Oppose
    $2,417,378
    Crossroads GPS
    Oppose
    $1,546,244
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte
    Support
    $913,823
    Now Or Never PAC
    Oppose
    $651,490
    Freedom Fund North America
    Oppose
    $247,500
    Americans for Tax Reform
    Oppose
    $190,604
    60 Plus Assn
    Oppose
    $85,200
    Common Sense Issues
    Oppose
    $67,350
    Fsa PAC
    Support
    $22,228
    Faith Family Freedom Fund
    Oppose
    $16,500
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.
    86% 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.
  • Bundled Lobbyist Contributions

    Lobbyists and lobbying firms that raised money from multiple donors on behalf of the politician. Contributions from the lobbyist or firm itself are not included.
    Bundler Amount
    Council for a Livable World $59,866
View all campaign finance data for Heidi Heitkamp Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time