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District 17U.S. House of Representatives — Democratic PartyMarch 15, 2016Illinois Primary Election

United States
March 15, 2016Illinois Primary Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesDistrict 17 — Democratic Party

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Representatives are elected to two-year terms to represent the people of a specific congressional district in the federal government. They introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and are responsible for approving federal taxes.
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Cheri Bustos

Democratic
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Total money raised: $3,521,161

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
Employees of Simmons Hanly Conroy
$19,400
2
Exelon and employees
$18,525
3
National Automobile Dealers Association and employees
$12,500
4
Boeing and employees
$11,356
5
General Electric and employees
$11,000
5
Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America and employees
$11,000

By State:

Illinois 32.04%
District of Columbia 26.75%
Virginia 5.53%
New York 4.11%
Other 31.56%
32.04%26.75%31.56%

By Size:

Large contributions (80.51%)
Small contributions (19.49%)
80.51%19.49%

By Type:

From organizations (49.57%)
From individuals (50.43%)
49.57%50.43%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Email cheri@cheribustos.com

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