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March 15, 2016 —Illinois Primary Election

United States Senate — Democratic Party — ” Tammy Duckworth, Candidate for Senator

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Tammy Duckworth

Democratic
Government Administrator & Elected Official
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Experience

Profession:Government Administrator & Elected Official
Member, U.S. House of Representatives — Elected position (2013–current)
Member, U.S. Army Reserve, (1992–2014)
Member, Illinois Army National Guard (1996–2014)
Assistant secretary, United States Department of Veterans Affairs — Appointed position (2009–2011)
Director, Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs — Appointed position (2006–2009)

Education

Capella University PhD, human services (2015)
The George Washington University M.A., international affairs (1992)
University of Hawaii B.A., political science (1989)

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $12,660,141

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

1
Employees of Simmons Hanly Conroy
$120,675
2
ILLINOIS COORDINATED VICTORY FUND 2016
$112,500
3
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC)
$46,800
4
EMILY's List and employees
$32,885
5
J Street
$29,457

More information about contributions

By State:

Illinois 31.94%
California 13.24%
New York 11.53%
District of Columbia 9.56%
Other 33.73%
31.94%13.24%11.53%9.56%33.73%

By Size:

Large contributions (83.13%)
Small contributions (16.87%)
83.13%16.87%

By Type:

From organizations (15.57%)
From individuals (84.43%)
15.57%84.43%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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