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Jerry Lewis

Office Held:
US House, CA
Office Sought:
US House, CA
LEWIS, Charles Jeremy (Jerry), a Representative from California; born in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 21, 1934; graduated from San Bernardino High School, San Bernardino, Calif., 1952; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1956; Coro Foundation, 1956-1957; insurance businessman; member, San Bernardino School Board, San Bernardino, Calif., 1964-1968; staff, United States Representative Jerry Pettis of California, 1966; member of the California state assembly, 1969-1978; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the fifteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 2013); chair, House Republican Conference (One Hundred First and One Hundred Second Congresses); chair, Committee on Appropriations (One Hundred Ninth Congress); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012.

Source: Bioguide

Campaign Finance

$688,155 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.

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:
    $688,155 #460 of 713 House candidates
    Total Spent:
    $1,148,216 #302 of 713 House candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $616,249 #79 of 713 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.
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.
    96% 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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    Organizations' PAC(s)
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    Includes contributions from an organization’s employees, their family members and its political action committee.
View all campaign finance data for Jerry Lewis Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time


$97,583,200 Allocated

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 State

    in dollars
  • Top Earmarks

    Fiscal Year Amount Description
    2010 $7,200,000 Magneto Inductive USA: Magneto Inductive Remote Activation Munitions System (MI-RAMS) M156/M39 Kits and M40 Receivers
    2010 $7,000,000 Esri: Improving Support to the Warfighter
    2010 $6,000,000 Loma Linda University Medical Center: Synchrotron-Based Scanning Research Neuroscience and Proton Institute
    2010 $4,800,000 Inland Valley Development Agency (IVDA): Norton AFB (New and Existing Infrastructure Improvements)
    2010 $4,800,000 Advatech Pacific Inc.: Integrated Propulsion Analysis and Spacecraft Engineering Tools (IPAT/ISET)
    2010 $4,800,000 Trident Systems: Advanced Technologies Sensors and Payloads/Unattended SIGINT Node
    2010 $4,000,000 University of California - Riverside, Riverside, CA for facilities and equipment
    2010 $3,600,000 Tsg: Facility Security Using Tactical Surveys
    2010 $3,200,000 Esri: Enhancing the Commercial Joint Mapping Toolkit to Support Tactical Military Operations
    2010 $3,200,000 California State University , San Bernardino: Integrated Information Technology Policy Analysis Research and Technology Commercialization and Management Network .
View all earmarks data for Jerry Lewis Sources: OpenSecrets.org