Senator Mark Kirk

Junior Senator from Illinois, Republican

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
1Securities & Investment$1,949,811$2,849,582
3Lawyers/Law Firms$847,704$1,547,249
5Health Professionals$686,763$1,314,968
6Real Estate$574,269$1,139,244
7Misc Finance$550,202$868,102
9Business Services$347,538$729,598
10Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$335,149$743,549
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1Kirkland & Ellis$142,768$214,068
2Citadel LLC$126,700$139,100
3Madison Dearborn Partners$103,400$118,800
4Elliott Management$95,550$97,550
5Medline Industries$68,600$170,050
6Highfields Capital Management$68,200$81,400
8Exelon Corp$62,050$169,423
9Grosvenor Capital Management$59,100$106,900
10Kasowitz, Benson et al$57,500$78,410

Bio Information

KIRK, Mark Steven, (1959 - ) Senate Years of Service: 2010- Party: Republican KIRK, Mark Steven, a Senator and a Representative from Illinois; born in Champaign, Champaign County, Ill., September 15, 1959; B.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1981; M.S., London School of Economics, London, England, 1982; J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1992; United States Naval Reserves, 1989 to present; lawyer, private practice; staff member for United States Representative John Porter of Illinois, 1984-1990; special assistant, United States Department of State, 1992-1993; staff member for United States House of Representatives International Relations Committee, 1995; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses, and served from January 3, 2001, until his resignation on November 29, 2010; was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in the November 2, 2010, special election to the term ending January 3, 2011, a seat previously held by appointed Senator Roland Burris, and at the same time elected in the general election for the six-year term ending January 3, 2017; took the oath of office on November 29, 2010.

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