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: $3,333,766

Top 10 Interests Funding

InterestContributions
Lawyers/Law Firms$350,486
Lobbyists$213,690
Health Professionals$191,600
Hospitals/Nursing Homes$191,050
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$165,200
Securities & Investment$154,400
Insurance$130,650
Business Services$121,931
Health Services/HMOs$113,700
TV/Movies/Music$93,850

Top 10 Organizations Funding

OrganizationContributions
Weitz And Luxenberg$44,400
Guardian Life Insurance$37,000
Morgan And Morgan$32,150
Sierra Nevada Corporation$28,080
Amgen Incorporated$25,600
Akin Gump Et Al$24,500
Boyd Gaming$24,200
Outdoor Advertising Association Of America$23,100
Texas Oncology$22,900
Comcast Corporation$22,500

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