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John M. Spratt, Jr.

Party
Democrat
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.

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$2,032,961 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.

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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:
    $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 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 Congressional Cmte
    Oppose
    $1,007,843
    Club for Growth
    Oppose
    $419,696
    Citizens for a Working America PAC
    Oppose
    $250,000
    Citizens For A Working America PAC
    Oppose
    $250,000
    American Future Fund
    Oppose
    $196,757
    Ending Spending Fund
    Oppose
    $186,334
    Focus on the Family
    Oppose
    $34,075
    CitizenLink
    Oppose
    $34,075
    Americans United 4 Life Action
    Oppose
    $22,609
    Susan B Anthony List
    Oppose
    $19,936
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.
    93% 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.
View all campaign finance data for John M. Spratt, Jr. Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time

Earmarks

$36,348,090 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 John M. Spratt, Jr. Sources: OpenSecrets.org