Senator Bernard Sanders

Junior Senator from Vermont, Independent

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
3Lawyers/Law Firms$116,674$307,173
4Public Sector Unions$114,400$386,015
5Health Professionals$83,872$188,978
6Leadership PACs$71,500$146,000
8Misc Unions$51,750$183,672
10Building Trade Unions$43,500$298,467
49Telephone Utilities$2,500$2,500
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1UNITE HERE$15,000$41,875
2Communications Workers of America$14,500$64,107
3Service Employees International Union$11,000$41,382
4American Assn for Justice$10,500$10,500
5National Education Assn$10,400$68,850
6Operating Engineers Union$10,000$45,100
7United Food & Commercial Workers Union$10,000$65,500
8International Assn of Fire Fighters$10,000$10,000
9Sheet Metal Workers Union$10,000$46,000
10American Fedn of St/Cnty/Munic Employees$10,000$58,198

Bio Information

SANDERS, Bernard, (1941 - ) Senate Years of Service: 2007- Party: Independent SANDERS, Bernard, a Senator and a Representative from Vermont; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 8, 1941; graduated from Madison High School, Brooklyn, N.Y.; B.S., University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., 1964; faculty, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1989; faculty, Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y., 1990; carpenter; journalist; unsuccessful independent candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1972 and 1974; unsuccessful independent candidate for election for governor of Vermont in 1972, 1976 and 1986; mayor of Burlington, Vt., 1981-1989; unsuccessful independent candidate to the One Hundred First Congress in 1988; elected as an independent to the One Hundred Second and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1991-January 3, 2007); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as an Independent to the United States Senate in 2006 for the term commencing January 3, 2007; reelected in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019; chair, Committee on Veterans Affairs (One Hundred Thirteenth Congress).

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