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Michael F. Bennet

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

Michael Farrand Bennet (born November 28, 1964) is an American businessman, lawyer, and politician. He is currently the junior United States Senator from Colorado, and a member of the Democratic Party. Bennet was appointed by Governor Bill Ritter to fill the seat vacated by Ken Salazar when Salazar became the United States Secretary of the Interior. Bennet won the 2010 Senate election against Republican Ken Buck and is currently serving his first full six-year term.

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Campaign Finance

$12,042,692 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.

covers roughly through Q4 2013
  • Top Industries

    OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
    85% 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

    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.
  • Bundled Lobbyist Contributions

    Lobbyists 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
    Stanton Dodge, DISH Network $91,200
    Piper Su, Patton Boggs LLP $19,000
  • Recent and upcoming fundraisers

    Full invitations can be viewed at Party Time
    Date Event
    June 25, 2014
    Venue:
    Fundraiser at Podesta Group
    Hosted by:
    Izzy Klein
View all campaign finance data for Michael F. Bennet Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time

Earmarks

$44,682,500 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 Michael F. Bennet Sources: OpenSecrets.org