John M. Spratt, Jr.
- Office Held:
- US House, SC
- Office Sought:
- US House, SC
John McKee Spratt, Jr. (born November 1, 1942) is the former U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 5th congressional district, serving from 1983 until 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Spratt was the dean of the South Carolina congressional delegation, chairman of the U.S. House Committee on the Budget, and the second ranking Democrat on the U.S. House Committee on Armed Services, where he served on three subcommittees: Oversight and Investigations, Strategic Forces, and Air and Land Forces. In addition to his committee work, he co-chaired the Textile Caucus, the Bearing Caucus, and the Nuclear Energy Caucus. The 5th Congressional District covers all or part of 14 counties in north-central South Carolina. The largest cities are Rock Hill and Sumter. On November 2nd, 2010, he lost to Republican challenger Mick Mulvaney.
Campaign Finance$2,032,961 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:
- $2,032,961 #119 of 713 House candidates
- Total Spent:
- $2,497,633 #72 of 713 House candidates
- Cash on Hand:
- $57,349 #294 of 713 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.
Independent Expendituresoutside groups that spent money supporting or opposing the candidate
Committee Name Support/Oppose Total Spending National Republican Congressional CmteOppose $1,007,843 Club for GrowthOppose $419,696 Citizens for a Working America PACOppose $250,000 Citizens For A Working America PACOppose $250,000 American Future FundOppose $196,757 Ending Spending FundOppose $186,334 Focus on the FamilyOppose $34,075 CitizenLinkOppose $34,075 Americans United 4 Life ActionOppose $22,609 Susan B Anthony ListOppose $19,936
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.
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In State vs. Out of Statein dollars