Richard C. Shelby
- Latest Office Held:
- US Senate, AL
- Latest Office Sought:
- US Senate, AL
Richard Craig Shelby (born May 6, 1934) is the senior U.S. Senator from Alabama. Originally elected to the Senate as a Democrat, Shelby switched to the Republican Party in 1994 when it gained the majority in Congress.
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Campaign Finance$21,186,012 Received
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- 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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In State vs. Out of Statecontributions from individuals, in dollars
Individuals vs. PACsin dollars
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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 $41,700,000 Army Missile Defense Systems Integration (Non Space) -- Advanced Hypersonic Weapon Technology Demonstration 2010 $30,000,000 University of Alabama: Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Teaching and Research Corridor 2009 $30,000,000 University of Alabama: University of Alabama for an interdisciplinary science and engineering teaching and research corridor 2008 $30,000,000 Ballistic Missile Defense Terminal Defense Segment -- Arrow ASIP/Study of upper-tier missile program 2008 $30,000,000 Engineering and Science Center, this facility will provide state-of-the-art laboratory and research space for future engineers, scientists, and researchers, and provide laboratory and research space to facilitate the University's support of local and regional industry, University of Southern Alabama 2008 $28,048,000 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway 2009 $25,000,000 Tuscaloosa Federal Building, Alabama 2008 $21,151,000 Tennessee River 2009 $20,884,000 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, AL & MS 2009 $20,598,000 Buck Warrior and Tombigbee Rivers, AL