Follow The Money


Wanna see why people are getting elected?  Wanna see who they think they work for?

Check this out:

Industry Total Dem Pct GOP Pct Top Recipient
Lawyers/Law Firms 31,130,831 82% 18% Harry Reid (D-Nev)
Health Professionals 19,044,259 60% 40% Harry Reid (D-Nev)
Retired 15,525,801 52% 48% Scott P. Brown (R-Mass)
Securities/Invest 15,420,862 69% 31% Charles E Schumer (D-NY)
Real Estate 13,930,220 62% 38% Charles E Schumer (D-NY)
Insurance 11,972,035 56% 44% Chris Dodd (D-Conn)
Leadership PACs 10,512,867 60% 40% Roy Blunt (R-Mo)
Lobbyists 10,128,830 68% 31% Harry Reid (D-Nev)
Pharm/Health Prod 8,034,817 60% 39% Richard Burr (R-NC)
Democratic/Liberal 7,694,648 100% 0% Michael F Bennet (D-Colo)
Electric Utilities 7,464,090 62% 38% Rick Boucher (D-Va)
Bldg Trade Unions 7,242,545 93% 7% Judy Chu (D-Calif)
Misc Finance 7,081,044 59% 41% Charles E Schumer (D-NY)
TV/Movies/Music 6,838,426 69% 31% Harry Reid (D-Nev)
Oil & Gas 6,504,354 39% 61% Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark)
Public Sector Unions 6,082,109 93% 7% Scott Murphy (D-NY)
Business Services 5,755,609 71% 29% Charles E Schumer (D-NY)
Transport Unions 5,670,112 86% 14% James L Oberstar (D-Minn)
Hospitals 5,580,899 72% 28% Charles E Schumer (D-NY)
Commercial Banks 5,420,062 52% 48% Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Computers/Internet 4,772,363 67% 33% Charles E Schumer (D-NY)
Industrial Unions 4,769,580 98% 2% John Garamendi (D-Calif)
Air Transport 4,731,262 54% 46% Patty Murray (D-Wash)
Crop Production 4,664,844 60% 40% Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark)
Misc Mfg/Distrib 4,410,433 57% 43% Charles E Schumer (D-NY)
Defense Aerospace 4,025,575 60% 40% Ike Skelton (D-Mo)
Accountants 4,015,899 51% 49% Charles E Schumer (D-NY)
Beer, Wine & Liquor 3,941,890 60% 40% Mike Thompson (D-Calif)
General Contractors 3,902,765 50% 50% Charles E Schumer (D-NY)
Pro-Israel 3,898,175 68% 32% Mark Kirk (R-Ill)
Retail Sales 3,813,108 56% 44% Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark)
Candidate Cmtes 3,487,556 81% 19% Scott Murphy (D-NY)
Construction Svcs 3,469,138 64% 36% Harry Reid (D-Nev)
Health Services 3,457,931 68% 32% Charles E Schumer (D-NY)
Telephone Utilities 3,224,151 55% 45% Rick Boucher (D-Va)
Education 3,215,256 79% 21% Harry Reid (D-Nev)
Railroads 3,204,880 59% 41% Corrine Brown (D-Fla)
Misc Business 3,121,542 65% 34% Scott P. Brown (R-Mass)
Agricultural Svcs 3,091,001 55% 45% Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark)
Defense Electronics 2,976,316 60% 40% Ike Skelton (D-Mo)
Food & Beverage 2,775,330 51% 49% Roy Blunt (R-Mo)
Casinos/Gambling 2,489,308 75% 25% Shelley Berkley (D-Nev)
Finance/Credit 2,470,283 56% 44% Richard C Shelby (R-Ala)
Repub/Conservative 2,426,365 0% 100% Scott P. Brown (R-Mass)
Misc Unions 2,244,670 99% 1% Judy Chu (D-Calif)
Misc Defense 2,204,111 60% 39% Ike Skelton (D-Mo)
Automotive 2,182,329 46% 54% Roy Blunt (R-Mo)
Telecom Svcs 1,998,049 65% 34% Harry Reid (D-Nev)
Chemicals 1,993,163 55% 45% Arlen Specter (D-Pa)
Food Process/Sales 1,932,109 49% 51% Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark)

That’s a lot of money.  Going to a lot of Democrats.

And who said that Republicans are in the pocket of Big Business?

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2 comments
  1. ML106 said:

    the fact that unions and lawyers are the biggest supporters of democrats is reason enough to vote republican or independent…

    • pino said:

      the fact that unions and lawyers are the biggest supporters of democrats is reason enough to vote republican or independent…

      Well, said. What’s good for them is bad for me.

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