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Herb Kohl

Party
Democrat
Latest Office Held:
US Senate, WI
Latest Office Sought:
US Senate, WI
KOHL, Herbert H., a Senator from Wisconsin; born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., February 7, 1935; attended Milwaukee public schools; graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison 1956; received M.B.A. degree from Harvard School of Business Administration 1958; United States Army Reserves 1958-1964; businessman, president of Kohl Corporation and owner of Milwaukee Bucks basketball team; Wisconsin State Democratic Party chairman 1975-1977; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1988; reelected in 1994, 2000, and again in 2006, and served from January 3, 1989, to January 3, 2013; chair, Special Committee on Aging (One Hundred Tenth to One Hundred Twelfth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection to the Senate in 2012.

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Campaign Finance

$289,442 Received
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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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federal data covers from 1989 roughly through Q2 2014
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  • Top Industries

    OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
    78% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
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Earmarks

$661,383,410 Allocated
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View all earmarks data for Herb Kohl Sources: OpenSecrets.org