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Richard G Lugar

Office Held:
US Senate, IN
Office Sought:
US Senate, IN
LUGAR, Richard Green, a Senator from Indiana; born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 4, 1932; attended the public schools of Indianapolis; graduated, Denison University, Granville, Ohio 1954; attended Pembroke College, Oxford, England, as a Rhodes Scholar and received a graduate degree in 1956; businessman, involved in the manufacturing of food production equipment, livestock and grain operations; United States Navy 1957-1960; member, Indianapolis Board of School Commissioners 1964-1967; mayor, Indianapolis 1968-1975; unsuccessful Republican candidate for the United States Senate in 1974; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1976 and reelected in 1982, 1988, 1994, 2000, and again in 2006 for the term ending January 3, 2013; chair, Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee (Ninety-eighth Congress), Committee on Foreign Relations (Ninety-ninth Congress, One Hundred Eighth and One Hundred Ninth Congresses), Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry (One Hundred Fourth through One Hundred Sixth Congresses, One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 20-June 6, 2001]).

Source: Bioguide

Campaign Finance

$4,021,662 Received

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

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Latest FEC Data

covers through candidate's June 30, 2012 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
  • Summary

    overview of how much the candidate raised and spent, and who contributed it
    Total Raised:
    $4,021,662 #27 of 236 Senate candidates
    Total Spent:
    $7,097,395 #90 of 236 Senate candidates
    Cash on Hand:
    $110,201 #4 of 236 Senate candidates
  • Contributions Over Time

    reflects only contributions over $200, as smaller contributions are not individually reported. For some candidates a significant portion of their fundraising may not be captured by this chart.
  • Independent Expenditures

    outside groups that spent money supporting or opposing the candidate
    Committee Name Support/Oppose Total Spending
    Club for Growth
    Club For Growth Action
    Freedomworks For America
    Yg Network Inc.
    National Rifle Assn
    Citizens United
    Majority PAC
    Western Representation PAC
note: data comes from latest FEC filings and has not been cleaned or standardized. See section below for standardized data.

Donor Information

covers through 2011. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
  • Top Industries

    OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org classify contribution data into about 100 industries.
    83% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
  • In State vs. Out of State

    contributions from individuals, in dollars
  • Top Contributors

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    PAC Color Block
    Includes contributions from an organization’s employees, their family members and its political action committee.
  • Recent and upcoming fundraisers

    Full invitations can be viewed at Party Time
    Date Event
    March 27, 2012
    Breakfast at The Home of John and Denise Bode
    Hosted by:
    John Bode, McDonalds's PAC
    March 20, 2012
    Reception and dinner at Charlie Palmer Steak
    March 19, 2012
    Reception at Runde Home
    Hosted by:
    Porter Delaney, Daniel Runde, Kate Maloney, Dick McCall, Peter McPherson, Andrew Natsios, Nilmini Rubin, Asif Shaikh, Connie Veillette
    March 7, 2012
    Barnyard Lunch at National Pork Producers Council
    Hosted by:
    National Pork Producers Council PAC, National Cattlemen's Beef Association PAC, National Chicken Council PAC, National Turkey Federation PAC
    Feb. 29, 2012
    Breakfast at
    Hosted by:
    Andy Ehrlich, Nancy Johnson, Howard Baker, Jan Powell, Keith Kennedy, Sheila Burke, Mark Van de Water, David Gogol, Charlie Richardson, David Zook
View all campaign finance data for Richard G Lugar Sources: OpenSecrets.org Party Time