- Office Held:
- US House, TX
- Office Sought:
- US House, TX
Lamar Seeligson Smith (born November 19, 1947) is the U.S. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district, serving since 1987. The district includes most of the wealthier sections of San Antonio and Austin, as well as nearly all of the Texas Hill Country. He is a member of the Republican Party.
Campaign Finance$1,297,508 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:
- $1,297,508 #262 of 715 House candidates
- Total Spent:
- $1,248,308 #274 of 715 House candidates
- Cash on Hand:
- $854,768 #51 of 715 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.
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.
For more information, see our Earmark Methodology page.
In State vs. Out of Statein dollars
Fiscal Year Amount Description 2010 $3,028,000 San Antonio Channel Improvement, TX 2010 $2,000,000 National Trauma Institute: Techniques to Manage Noncompressible Hemorrhage Following Combat Injury 2010 $1,300,000 Texas Engineering Extension Service Texas A&M, San Marcos, TX: ALERRT (Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training) 2010 $1,200,000 University of Texas - Austin: Next Generation Manufacturing Processes and Systems 2010 $1,100,000 City of San Antonio (San Antonio Police Department), San Antonio, TX: City of San Antonio, TX Police Technology Improvements 2010 $1,000,000 Bexar County Solar Collection Farm and Distribution SystemRequested by
- Lamar Smith (R-TX),
- and Gonzalez (D-TX)
2010 $750,000 VIA Metropolitan Transit Bus US 281 / Loop 1604 Area Park & Ride, San Antonio, TX 2010 $500,000 National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, VA: State Courts Improvement InitiativeRequested by
- Mark Pryor (D-AR),
- John Carter (R-TX),
- Lamar Smith (R-TX),
- Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA),
- John Sarbanes (D-MD),
- Rob Wittman (R-VA),
- Mark Warner (D-VA),
- Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI),
- Lindsey Graham (R-SC),
- Tim Johnson (D-SD),
- Robert F. Bennett (R-UT),
- Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX),
- Saxby Chambliss (R-GA),
- Daniel K. Akaka (D-HI),
- Blanche Lincoln (D-AR),
- Kay Granger (R-TX),
- Bernie Sanders (I-VT),
- Rob Bishop (R-UT),
- Orrin G. Hatch (R-UT),
- Patrick Leahy (D-VT),
- Gonzalez (D-TX),
- and Kaufman (D-DE)
2010 $500,000 City of Austin, Austin, TX: The City of Austin for Austin Sanitary Sewer Overflow Prevention 2010 $500,000 Austin Intelligent Transportation Systems, TX