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Lisa Murkowski

Party
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Office Held:
US Senate, AK
Office Sought:
US Senate, AK
MURKOWSKI, Lisa, (daughter of Frank Hughes Murkowski), a Senator from Alaska; born in Ketchikan, Alaska, on May 22, 1957; attended public schools in Fairbanks, AK; attended Williamette University in Salem, Oregon, 1975-1977; B.A. in Economics, Georgetown University 1980; J.D., Willamette College of Law 1985; attorney; member, Alaska Bar Association; Anchorage District Court attorney 1987-1989; private practice 1989-1996; MayorÂ’s Task Force on the Homeless 1990-1991; Anchorage Equal Rights Commission 1997-1998; Alaska State house of representatives 1999-2002; appointed to the U.S. Senate on December 20, 2002, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of her father, Frank H. Murkowski; elected to the U.S. Senate in 2004; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 2010, but subsequently elected as a write-in candidate in the November 2, 2010, general election, for the term ending January 3, 2017; Republican Conference vice-chair (2009-2010).

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Campaign Finance

$4,058,518 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:
    $4,058,518 #52 of 64 Senate candidates
    Total Spent:
    $4,113,372 #51 of 64 Senate candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $321,060 #47 of 64 Senate 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
    Alaskans Standing Together
    Support
    $1,260,000
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte
    Oppose
    $163,550
    Shee Atika Inc
    Support
    $31,298
    Sealaska Corporation
    Support
    $15,942
    Doyon Ltd
    Support
    $14,362
    Working Families of Alaska
    Support
    $2,842
    Family Research Council
    Oppose
    $2,314
    Common Sense Issues
    Oppose
    $1,250
    Club for Growth
    Oppose
    $103
    National Abortion Rights Action League
    Oppose
    $29
note: data comes from latest FEC filings and has not been cleaned or standardized. See section below for standardized data.

Donor Information

covers roughly through Q4 2013. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
  • Top Industries

    OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
    90% 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.
  • Recent and upcoming fundraisers

    Full invitations can be viewed at Party Time
    Date Event
    Dec. 6, 2014
    Venue:
    First Tracks 2014 at Deer Valley, UT
    July 23, 2014
    Venue:
    Luncheon at We the Pizza
View all campaign finance data for Lisa Murkowski Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time

Earmarks

$79,647,250 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 Lisa Murkowski Sources: OpenSecrets.org