Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
By Elizabeth Casey-Rutland
Photo courtesy of AFGE
Name: Chris Van Hollen
State/District, Party: Maryland 8th District, Democrat
Leadership position: Ranking Member of the Budget Committee
Number of Years in That Position: Almost 5, he obtained this position in November 2010.
Number of Terms/Years in Congress: He was first elected 13 years ago in 2002
Percent/Amount of State Revenue from the Federal Government (2013): Maryland received $10.2 billion or 28.6% of its total revenue from the federal government.
Total Amount Spent During Latest Election: $1.3 million
Top Donor/Top Industry: Northwestern Mutual, Health Professionals
Candidate’s Self-Financing: $0