Agribusiness contributions to House and Senate Ag Committee members released
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WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 - Maplight, a research organization focused on how money influences politics, released its analysis of contributions connected to the Agribusiness sector to members of the House and Senate agriculture committees.
The following list includes Maplight's information on the contributions by Agriculture Interest to the Members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees of the 112th Congress. The figures below only include contributions coded as belonging to the “Agribusiness” sector by the Center for Responsive Politics. They do not necessarily represent all contributions from the organization (and its employees) to members of the House and Senate Agriculture committees.
METHODOLOGY: MapLight analysis of campaign contributions to the current members (as of Nov. 14, 2011) of the House and Senate Agriculture committees from the Agribusiness sector from Jan. 1, 2001-June 30, 2011. Campaign finance data and industry classifications provided by the Center for Responsive Politics.
A link to this data release and a spreadsheet of the data broken down by legislator can be found here. To view Maplight's analysis of campaign contributions connected to the Agribusiness sector to members of the Super Committee click here.
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