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Silvestre "Silver" Reyes (born November 10, 1944) is the U.S. Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district, serving since 1997, and the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the primary Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives charged with the oversight of the United States Intelligence Community, including the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), and other executive branch departments and agencies. Reyes is also a Senior Member of the House Armed Services Committee, the primary Committee responsible for the funding and oversight of the Department of Defense (DOD) and the United States Armed Forces, as well as substantial portions of the Department of Energy. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
Campaign Finance$5,982,550 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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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 2009 $12,500,000 Medical Parking Garage Ph 1 2010 $6,500,000 Access Control Points 2008 $4,922,000 El Paso/Brownsville set aside from Mexico Border Funds 2010 $3,500,000 Hangar and Offices for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, City of El Paso, TX 2010 $3,360,000 QinetiQ North America Systems: Scenario Generation for Integrated Air and Missile Defense Evaluation 2010 $2,500,000 Brownsville, El Paso, TX: The cities of El Paso and Brownsville for water and wastewater infrastructure 2009 $2,500,000 El Paso/Brownsville Water and Wastewater Infrastructure 2009 $2,400,000 Operational/Technical Training Validation Testbed 2009 $2,400,000 Life Support for Trauma and Transport (LSTAT) 2008 $1,950,000 Trex Enterprises: Army Technical Test Instrumentation and Targets -- Mobile Optical Tracking System (MOTS)