- Latest Office Held:
- US House, NY
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- US House, NY
Peter T. King (born April 5, 1944) is a Republican politician from the U.S. state of New York, currently the United States Congressman for the state's 3rd Congressional District. Along with Chris Lee, who represents New York's 26th congressional district, King is one of only two Republicans to represent the state of New York at the federal level. King was considered a possible candidate for United States Senate in 2010 , but has decided to run again for his congressional seat. However, in January of 2010, King said he was reconsidering a Senate run.
Campaign Finance$8,894,988 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.
Top IndustriesOpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
In State vs. Out of Statecontributions from individuals, in dollars
Individuals vs. PACsin dollars
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Bundled Lobbyist ContributionsLobbyists 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 Alfonse M. D'Amato, Park Strategies $70,350 Guiliani, Rudy Mayor $51,750
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 2008 $8,400,000 Construct Part One of the Pararescue Facility 2009 $7,500,000 Replace Pararescue Ops Facility Ph 2 2008 $3,770,000 Jones Inlet 2009 $3,000,000 Critical Underground Infrastructure in major urban areas 2010 $2,400,000 New York University: Center of Excellence in Infectious Diseases and Human Microbiome 2009 $2,400,000 Jet Fuel (JP-5) Electric Valve Operators 2010 $2,000,000 Webb Institute: Ship Model Testing 2009 $2,000,000 Homeland Security Research, Development, & Manufacturing Pilot, Bay Shore, NY 2008 $1,968,000 New York National Guard: Undistributed Adjustments -- Establishment of a Second Civil Support Team (CST) in New York State 2009 $1,627,000 WMD Civil Support Team for New York State