Harry Reid Democrat (Elected 1986), NV Senate district

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Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) — Harry Reid was born in Searchlight, Nevada on Dec. 2, 1939. Reid earned an associate degree in science from Southern Utah State College in 1959 and a B.S. from Utah State University in 1961. While earning a law degree from George Washington School of Law in 1964, Reid served as a U.S. Capitol police officer. Reid was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 2, 1982 where he served two terms before being elected to the Senate on Nov. 4, 1986. Reid was elected Senate majority leader during the 110th, 111th and 112th Congresses. Reid was chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission (1977-81), member and chairman of the South Nevada Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees (1967-69), and held various positions in Nevada state government prior to becoming a member of Congress. Reid married Landra Gould in 1959 and has five children: Lana, Rory, Leif, Josh, and Key. Source: Congressional Directory Online via GPO Access

No longer in office

Total Campaign Contributions Received by Harry Reid: $7,336,316

Top 10 Interests Funding

Lawyers/Law Firms$1,017,199
Health Professionals$332,081
Securities & Investment$329,633
Real Estate$280,471
Business Services$240,531
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$222,333
Hospitals/Nursing Homes$209,200

Top 10 Organizations Funding

League of Conservation Voters$54,219
Weitz And Luxenberg$44,650
Guardian Life Insurance$42,800
Morgan And Morgan$39,350
Akin Gump Et Al$29,300
Outdoor Advertising Association Of America$28,600
Sierra Nevada Corporation$28,480
Renaissance Technologies$27,200
Baron And Budd$26,400
Amgen Incorporated$25,600

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