Nancy Pelosi Democrat (Elected 1986), CA House district 12

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Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) — Nancy Pelosi represents the 8th district of California. Pelosi was first elected to Congress on June 2, 1987 in a special election called to fill the vacancy resulting from the death of Sala Burton. During the 110th Congress, she was elected the first female Speaker of the House. Pelosi was born in Baltimore, Md. on March 26, 1940, where her father, Thomas D'Alesandro, Jr., served as mayor and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. She graduated from Trinity College in 1962 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in History. She married Paul F. Pelosi in 1963 and has five children: Nancy Corinne, Christine, Jacqueline, Paul, Jr., and Alexandra. Source: Congressional Directory Online via GPO Access

No longer in office

Total Campaign Contributions Received by Nancy Pelosi: $2,549,606

Top 10 Interests Funding

Health Professionals$224,342
Women's Issues$157,790
Public Sector Unions$100,500
Electronics Mfg & Equip$90,436
Real Estate$88,457
Securities & Investment$83,105
Lawyers/Law Firms$79,620

Top 10 Organizations Funding

Facebook Incorporated$16,400
Google Incorporated$15,850
Mackenzie Capital Management$10,800
Peter G Peterson Foundation$10,800
Marcus And Millichap$10,800
Certain Software Incorporated$10,800
Akonadi Foundation$10,800
National Education Association$10,500
Boeing Company$10,250
Oracle Corporation$10,246

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