Eric Cantor Republican (Elected 2000), VA House district 7

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Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) — Eric Cantor of Henrico County, Va. represents the 7th District of Virginia. Cantor was born in Henrico County on June 6, 1963. Cantor received his bachelor’s degree from George Washington University (1985), a J.D. from the College of William and Mary (1988), and a master's in real estate from Columbia University (1989). Cantor worked as an attorney for his family’s real estate business and was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 1991. He was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 7, 2000. He and his wife Diana have three children: Evan, Jenna and Michael. Diana was working at Goldman Sachs when she met her future husband. She has served as a member of the board of directors of Media General Inc., the parent company of the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Source: Congressional Directory Online via GPO Access

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Total Campaign Contributions Received by Eric Cantor: $4,204,302

Top 10 Organizations Funding

Nyu Langone Medical Center$36,100
Goldman Sachs$30,728
Macandrews And Forbes$23,204
Scoggin Capital Management$23,200
Duty Free Americas$22,020
Charmer Industries$20,200
Mcguirewoods Llp$19,764

Geographic Sources of Contributions to Eric Cantor

Eric Cantor received 79% of campaign contributions ($3,753,592) from outside district. (Rank: 237 out of 421.)

Eric Cantor received 65% of campaign contributions ($3,116,259) from outside state. (Rank: 124 out of 421.)

Total Campaign Contributions, 2005-2007: $4,769,117

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Top 10 Contributing Zip Codes

Washington, DC 20005$307,900
Henrico, VA 23229$199,200
Richmond, VA 23226$166,175
Washington, DC 20004$153,500
Washington, DC 20001$149,246
Washington, DC 20036$139,250
Washington, DC 20006$115,750
Richmond, VA 23221$93,650
Henrico, VA 23233$92,950
Alexandria, VA 22314$77,600

Top 5 Contributing States

District Of Columbia$1,046,741
New York$241,582
Map of contributions to Eric Cantor

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This map depicts the total amount of campaign contributions to U.S. Representative Eric Cantor (Virginia District 7), based on the House District in which each contribution originated. This map includes all contributions from January 2005 through December 2007, excluding individual contributions of less than $200 and contributions from political parties, other candidates, and leadership PACs. Contribution data supplied by MapLight from analysis of Center for Responsive Politics data. Map created 10/16/2008 by Azavea Inc. For more details, see full report at This map may be freely reproduced provide credit is given to “MapLight.”

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