304 B 49th St.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
What Does A Campaign Contributor Look Like?Studies* of campaign contributors to Congress found that:
Annual Family Income of Congressional Donors($200 or more)
Four-fifths of donors reported an annual family income
of more than $100,000 a year, and only one in twenty had incomes of less
than $50,000. By way of comparison, the 1996 National Election Study found
that less than one-tenth of the public reported incomes of $100,000 or
more, and almost two-thirds had incomes less than $50,000 per year.
*Information about this
1998 study provided by the Center for Responsive Politics.
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