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David Wu

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David Wu
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U.S. House, Oregon, District 1
Retired
In office
January 3, 1999-August 3, 2011
PartyDemocratic

David Wu is a former Democratic representative of the 1st District of Oregon.

Elections

2010

Wu faced Republican business owner Rob Cornilles for his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating him on November 2, 2010.[1]

Analysis

Political Analysis

National Journal vote ratings

Each year, National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted, as compared to other members, in the previous year. More information about the analysis process can be found on the vote ratings page.

2011

According to the data released in 2012, was ranked the 117th most liberal representative during 2011.[2]

Frequency of Voting with Democratic Leadership

According to a July 2010 analysis of 1,357 votes cast from January 1, 2009 to June 16, 2010, Rep. Wu has voted with the House Democratic leadership 97.1% of the time.[3] That same analysis reported that he also voted with party leadership 97.2% of the time in 2010.

Washington Post Analysis

A separate analysis from The Washington Post, concluded that he votes 97.4% of the time with the majority of rank-and-file Democrats in the House of Representatives.[4]

Finances

Wu raised $282,031 for his campaign. Wu’s war chest for the second quarter was split between political action committee money and individual donations: $178,031 of which he received from individuals and $104,000 from PACs.[5]

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