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Lois Capps

Party
Democrat
Office Held:
US House, CA
Office Sought:
US House, CA

Lois Grimsrud Capps (born January 10, 1938) is the U.S. Representative for California's 23rd congressional district, serving since 2003. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The district was numbered as the 22nd District prior to the 2000 round of redistricting. It consists of a long, thin strip of the Southern California coast in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. It includes the cities of San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Pismo Beach, Santa Maria, Goleta, Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Ventura, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Isla Vista.

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$955,415 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.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

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:
    $955,415 #379 of 713 House candidates
    Total Spent:
    $991,079 #356 of 713 House candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $321,010 #142 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.
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.
    94% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
  • In State vs. Out of State

    contributions from individuals, in dollars
  • Top Contributors

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    Organizations' PAC(s)
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    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
    Aug. 24, 2014
    Venue:
    Fall Kickoff at Alameda Park
    July 21, 2014
    Venue:
    Health Care Luncheon at Nooshi
    May 26, 2014
    Venue:
    Memorial Day BBQ at Capps Campaign HQ
    May 7, 2014
    Venue:
    Reception at Harold Black Speakeasy
    March 25, 2014
    Venue:
    Breakfast Reception at Wasserman Room
View all campaign finance data for Lois Capps Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time

Earmarks

$40,791,000 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 Lois Capps Sources: OpenSecrets.org