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- See also: State profile for Judy Chu
Judy May Chu (Chinese name: 趙美心; pinyin: Zhào Měixīn) (born July 7, 1953 in Los Angeles, California) is the United States Representative for California's 32nd congressional district, and the first Chinese American woman ever elected to the U.S. Congress. A member of the Democratic Party, she was previously Vice Chair (and a past Chair) of the California Board of Equalization, representing the 4th District. She had also served on the Garvey Unified School District Board of Education, the Monterey Park City Council with terms as Mayor and the California State Assembly.
Campaign Finance$3,518,490 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.
Top IndustriesOpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
In State vs. Out of Statecontributions from individuals, in dollars
Individuals vs. PACsin dollars
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Bundled Lobbyist ContributionsLobbyists and lobbying firms that raised money from multiple donors on behalf of the politician. Contributions from the lobbyist or firm itself are not included.
Bundler Amount Psychologists For Legislative Action Now (Plan) $24,009
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 Statein dollars
Fiscal Year Amount Description 2010 $1,349,000 Alameda Corridor East Grade Separations, Southern California Association of Governments, CA 2010 $800,000 City of Hope National Medical Center: Advanced Molecular Medicine initiative 2010 $487,000 Metrolink-Positive Train Control, CA 2010 $375,000 Emergency Operations Center, City of Monterey Park, CA 2010 $250,000 City of Monterey Park, Monterey Park, CA: Police Communications Upgrade