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Mark Begich

Party
Democrat
Latest Office Held:
US Senate, AK
Latest Office Sought:
US Senate, AK

Mark Peter Begich (pronounced /ˈbɛɡɪtʃ/; born March 30, 1962) is the junior United States Senator from Alaska and a member of the Democratic Party. A former mayor of Anchorage, he served on the Anchorage Assembly for almost ten years prior to being elected mayor in 2003. In the highly competitive 2008 Alaska Senate election, Begich defeated incumbent Ted Stevens, the longest serving Republican member of the Senate of all time.

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Campaign Finance

$9,844,426 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.

federal data covers from 1989 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.
    88% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
  • In State vs. Out of State

    contributions from individuals, in dollars
  • Individuals vs. PACs

    in dollars
  • Top Contributors

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  • Recent and upcoming fundraisers

    Full invitations can be viewed at Party Time
    Date Event
    Oct. 22, 2014
    Venue:
    Fundraiser at Anchorage, AK
    Hosted by:
    Tom Vilsack
    Oct. 20, 2014
    Venue:
    Reception & Dinner at Tavern
    Hosted by:
    Shervin Pishevar, Cindy Horn, Kate Capshaw, Steven Spielberg, Marilyn Katzenberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jennifer Perry, Andy Spahn, Alan Horn, Michael Rapino, Jolene Rapino, Casey Wasserman, Laura Wasserman
    Sept. 27, 2014
    Venue:
    Fundraiser at Bristol Bay Native Corporation Atrium
    Hosted by:
    Eric Olson, Robin Samuelson, Heather McCarty, Mark Gleason, Linda Kozak, Becca Robbins Gisclair, Bob Waldrop, Joe Chythlook, Mike Szymanski, Brent Paine, Heather Kendall-Miller, Linda Behnken, Bryce Edgmon, Dan Hull, Nancy Pease, Frank Kelty
    Sept. 8, 2014
    Venue:
    Fundraiser at MWW
    Hosted by:
    Michael Kempner, Michael Goodson, Furkan Kosar, Lawrence Hui, Ozkur Yildiz, Mahmut Yeter
    July 20, 2014
    Venue:
    Brunch at Home of Joe Josephson & Virginia McKinney
    Hosted by:
    Melinda Taylor, Vince Beltrami, Heidi Drygas, Eric Croft, Joey Merrick, Aaron Pilkat, Peggy Wilcox, Bill & Patrice Parker, Dan Repasky, Justin Roberts
View all campaign finance data for Mark Begich Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time

Earmarks

$94,216,850 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 Mark Begich Sources: OpenSecrets.org