|U.S. House, Oregon, District 5|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 4, 2009|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Oregon State Senate|
|Oregon House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Cornell University & University of Illinois|
|Other||University of Illinois|
|Date of birth||October 19, 1951|
|Place of birth||Bridgeport, Connecticut|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Career
- 3 Committee assignments
- 4 Issues
- 5 Elections
- 6 Campaign donors
- 7 Analysis
- 8 Recent news
- 9 Personal
- 10 External links
- 11 References
- 2009-Present: U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon's 5th congressional district
- 2003-2008: Oregon State Senate
- 1997-2003: Oregon House of Representatives
Outside of public life, Schrader worked as a veterinarian and farmer.
Schrader serves on the following committees:
- Small Business Committee
- Subcommittee on Finance and Tax Chair
- Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology
- Agriculture Committee
- Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry
- Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
- Subcommittee on Horticulture and Organic Agriculture
- Budget Committee
|U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon Congressional District Election, 2010|
|Democratic||Kurt Schrader Incumbent||51.3%||145,319|
|Pacific Green||Chris Lugo||2.7%||7,557|
In the 2012 election cycle, Schrader raised $1,070,324 and spent $347,311, leaving him with $731,229 cash on hand. Schrader's top three contributors are AmeriPAC: The Fund for a Greater America, which gave $11,500; American Veterinary Medical Association, which donated $11,000; and $10,124, which gave $10,124.
Throughout his career, Schrader has raised $284,849 from Leadership PACs, $249,450, and $167,300 from law firms.
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
|U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon Congressional District Election, 2010 - Kurt Schrader Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$1,153,710|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$1,153,710|
|Top contributors to Kurt Schrader's campaign committee|
|American Crystal Sugar||$15,000|
|Blue Cross/Blue Shield||$12,750|
|American Veterinary Medical Assn||$11,750|
|National Air Traffic Controllers Assn||$11,000|
|National Assn of Realtors||$11,000|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
Congressional Staff Salaries
The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Schrader paid his congressional staff a total of $987,567 in 2011. Overall, Oregon ranks 8th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Schrader's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $3,922,063 to $8,881,000. That averages to $6,401,531.50 which is higher than the average net worth of Republican Democratic in 2010 of $4,465,875.
Percentage voting with party
Kurt Schrader voted with the Democratic Party 77.7% of the time, which ranked 172 among the 192 House Democratic members as of December 2011.
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Schrader is married to Martha. They have 5 children.
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- Gov Track "Schrader" Accessed May 22, 2012
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress "SCHRADER, Kurt, (1951 - )"
- Congressman Kurt Schrader, Representing the 5th District of Oregon "Kurt's Committees"
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- opensecrets Accessed May 14, 2012
- opensecrets.org Accessed MAy 14, 2012
- Open Secrets "Kurt Schrader 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011
- LegiStorm, "Kurt Schrader," Accessed September 24, 2012
- OpenSecrets.org, "Kurt Schrader (D-Ore), 2010," Accessed September 24, 2012
- OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
|U.S. House of Representatives - Oregon, District 5
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|Oregon State Senate
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|Oregon House of Representatives
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