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Jeff Merkley

Party
Democrat
Office Held:
US Senate, OR
Office Sought:
US Senate, OR
State Candidancy or Office Held:
See also: State profile for Jeff Merkley
MERKLEY, Jeff, a Senator from Oregon; born in Myrtle Creek, Ore., October 24, 1956; B.A., Stanford University, 1979; M.P.A., Princeton University, 1982; government analyst; nonprofit executive; Oregon State representative, 1999-2008; speaker of the Oregon State House of Representative, 2007-2008; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2008 for the term ending January 3, 2015.

Source: Bioguide

Campaign Finance

$925,311 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, 2010 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
  • Summary

    overview of how much the candidate raised and spent, and who contributed it
    Total Raised:
    $925,311
    Total Spent:
    $1,131,273
    Cash on Hand:
    $67,100
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.
    95% 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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  • Recent and upcoming fundraisers

    Full invitations can be viewed at Party Time
    Date Event
    Oct. 20, 2014
    Venue:
    Reception & Dinner at Tavern
    Hosted by:
    Shervin Pishevar, Cindy Horn, Kate Capshaw, Steven Spielberg, Marilyn Katzenberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jennifer Perry, Andy Spahn, Alan Horn, Michael Rapino, Jolene Rapino, Casey Wasserman, Laura Wasserman
    Oct. 8, 2014
    Venue:
    Fundraiser at Oregon Convention Center
    Oct. 6, 2014
    Venue:
    Private fundraising luncheon at TBD
    Oct. 6, 2014
    Venue:
    Warren/Merkley Eugene Rally at TBD
View all campaign finance data for Jeff Merkley Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time

Earmarks

$89,705,174 Allocated
Information

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.

View all earmarks data for Jeff Merkley Sources: OpenSecrets.org