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Donald 'Don' Benton

Donald Benton's Campaign Finances

Full Name: Donald 'Don' Benton
Office: State Senate (WA) - District 17, Republican Deputy Majority Caucus Leader
First Elected: 11/02/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 4 Children: Jenn, Adam, Brad, Austin
Birth Date: 04/08/1957
Home City: Vancouver, WA
Religion: Christian

Summary

In-State $397,831.00
Out-Of-State $66,252.00
Unknown State $10,903.00
Party Committee $156,169.00
Leadership Committee $800.00
Personal Funds $1,108.00
Individual Contributions $121,098.00
Unitemized $3,827.00
Public Funding $0.00
Non-Contribution $768.00
Institutions and Companies $191,217.00
Total Contributions 1086
Total $474,986.00
Cycle: 2012
Data provided by FollowTheMoney.org

Top Sectors

Party $156,169.00
Uncoded $105,366.00
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate $68,765.00
Health $25,198.00
General Business $24,921.00
Agriculture $21,900.00
Construction $11,694.00
Transportation $11,465.00
Government Agencies/Education/Other $11,448.00
Communications & Electronics $11,228.00
Energy & Natural Resources $10,050.00
Labor $4,100.00
Unitemized Contributions $3,827.00
Ideology/Single Issue $3,600.00
Lawyers & Lobbyists $2,582.00
Candidate Contributions $1,908.00
Non-Contributions $768.00

Top Industries

Party Committees $156,169.00
Uncoded $100,148.00
Insurance $21,150.00
Real Estate $19,280.00
Telecom Services & Equipment $9,778.00
Health Professionals $8,920.00
Retired $8,742.00
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products $8,400.00
Payday/Title Loans $8,300.00
Food Processing & Sales $7,800.00
Forestry & Forest Products $7,100.00
Beer, Wine & Liquor $6,600.00
Commercial Banks $5,500.00
Credit Unions $5,450.00
Food & Beverage $5,400.00
Health Services $4,600.00
Oil & Gas $4,400.00
General Contractors $4,000.00
Miscellaneous Finance $3,910.00
Homemakers/Non-income earners $3,898.00
Unitemized Contributions $3,827.00
Automotive $3,605.00
Public Sector Unions $3,600.00
Hospitals & Nursing Homes $3,278.00
Retail Sales $3,196.00
Sea Transport $3,100.00
Building Materials & Equipment $3,055.00
Tobacco companies & tobacco product sales $3,000.00
Home Builders $2,900.00
Crop Production & Basic Processing $2,750.00
Agricultural Services & Products $2,750.00
Electric Utilities $2,700.00
Gun Control $2,700.00
Lawyers & Lobbyists $2,582.00
Railroads $2,050.00
Securities & Investment $1,937.00
Air Transport $1,860.00
Business Associations $1,800.00
Tribal Governments $1,800.00
Miscellaneous Services $1,750.00
Farm Bureau $1,500.00
Trucking $1,500.00
Miscellaneous Transport $1,400.00
Construction Services $1,339.00
Miscellaneous Finance, Insurance & Real Estate $1,300.00
Computer Equipment & Services $1,200.00
Accountants $1,139.00
Republican Officials, Candidates & Former Members $1,108.00
Commercial Fishing $900.00
Recreation & Live Entertainment $900.00
Lodging & Tourism $900.00
Employer Listed/Category Unknown $900.00
Public Education Policy $900.00
Finance & Credit Companies $800.00
Candidate Committees $800.00
Non-Contribution $765.00
Education $506.00
General Trade Unions $500.00
Miscellaneous Manufacturing & Distributing $500.00
Chemical & Related Manufacturing $450.00
No Employer Listed or Found $420.00
Special Trade Contractors $400.00
Civil Servants/Public Officials $400.00
Cable TV $250.00
Business Services $225.00
Gambling & Casinos $200.00
Interest Income $3.00

Top Contributors

SENATE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN CMTE OF WASHINGTON $63,900.00
WASHINGTON STATE REPUBLICAN PARTY $57,994.00
17TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT REPUBLICAN CENTRAL CMTE $28,400.00
CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY $4,000.00
KEARNEY, LEE $2,300.00
KEARNEY, CONNIE $2,150.00
WASHINGTON BANKERS ASSOCIATION $1,800.00
DENISON, ROBIN $1,800.00
WASHINGTON OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION $1,800.00
BNSF RAILWAY $1,800.00
BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF WASHINGTON $1,800.00
MUCKLESHOOT INDIAN TRIBE $1,800.00
PREMERA BLUE CROSS $1,800.00
WEYERHAEUSER CO $1,800.00
PHYSICIANS EYE PAC $1,800.00
PROGRESSIVE CASUALTY INSURANCE $1,800.00
WASHINGTON STATE DENTAL ASSOCIATION $1,800.00
ASTRAZENECA $1,800.00
PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES OF WASHINGTON LOCAL 1948 $1,800.00
WOOLF, ROBERT E $1,800.00
WASHINGTON STATE VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION $1,800.00
SOUTHERN WINE & SPIRITS $1,800.00
LEADERSHIP COUNCIL $1,800.00
WASHINGTON BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION $1,800.00
BASSFORD, DENNIS J $1,800.00
WASHINGTON STATE AUTO DEALERS ASSOCIATION $1,800.00
MCDONALDS $1,800.00
CREDIT UNION LEGISLATIVE ACTION FUND $1,800.00
WOOLF, KATHLEEN B $1,800.00
BECU $1,800.00
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION $1,800.00
TRUCKING ACTION COM MITTEE $1,800.00
PEMCO MUTUAL INSURANCE $1,800.00
DUNMIRE, PHYLLIS K $1,800.00
WHITMIRE, JIM $1,800.00
GEORGIA-PACIFIC $1,800.00
AVISTA CORP $1,800.00
MCKINLEY, J BRENT $1,800.00
BIG I $1,800.00
WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $1,800.00
BANK OF AMERICA $1,800.00
WASHINGTON BEER & WINE WHOLESALERS ASSOCIATION $1,800.00
WASHINGTON RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION $1,800.00
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS $1,800.00
COLUMBIA UNITED PROVIDERS $1,800.00
WASHINGTON CHIROPRACTIC TRUST $1,800.00
WASHINGTON STATE ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE $1,800.00
NORTHWEST GROCERY ASSOCIATION $1,800.00
WASHINGTON STATE HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION $1,800.00
GREEN DIAMOND RESOURCE CO $1,800.00
WASHINGTON FOOD INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION $1,800.00
DUNMIRE, MICHAEL E $1,800.00
PUGET SOUND PILOTS $1,800.00
FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP $1,800.00
MCKINLEY, CONNIE K $1,800.00
TWO JINN INC $1,800.00
MADORE, DONNA $1,750.00
WILSON, TRACY $1,744.00
RENTAL HOUSING ASSOCIATION $1,700.00
SCHMID, EMMA M $1,700.00
AT&T $1,700.00
MADORE, DAVID $1,700.00
VERIZON $1,700.00
SABEY CORP $1,700.00
T-MOBILE $1,700.00
COUNCIL OF POLICE $1,600.00
BASSFORD, SARA R $1,600.00
BASSFORD, DAVID E $1,600.00
DELTA DENTAL $1,600.00
WASHINGTON FARM BUREAU $1,500.00
CASH AMERICA INTERNATIONAL $1,500.00
KIRN, KENNETH $1,500.00
PACIFIC FUEL TRANSPORT $1,500.00
INSURANCE & FINANCIAL ADVISORS PAC $1,400.00
ELI LILLY & CO $1,400.00
WASHINGTON STATE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION $1,400.00
RINDLAUB, S S $1,400.00
REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC $1,400.00
STEIN, CRAIG E $1,378.00
THE BENTON GROUP $1,350.00
7-ELEVEN $1,300.00
MCKAY, JOHN D $1,300.00
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE $1,300.00
MCKAY, JOANNE $1,300.00
KROGER CO $1,300.00
JP MORGAN CHASE & CO $1,300.00
COMCAST $1,250.00
AMERICAN INSURANCE ASSOCIATION $1,150.00
HEALTH INSURANCE AGENTS OF WASHINGTON $1,150.00
STEVENSON, WALLACE E $1,150.00
LEMMONS, JOHN R $1,100.00
MOYNIHAN, PRISCILLA E $1,000.00
ANGELO INVESTMENT CO $1,000.00
JOHNSON & JOHNSON $1,000.00
TRANSALTA $1,000.00
CALPORTLAND $1,000.00
WASHINGTON AGGREGATES & CONCRETE ASSOCIATION $1,000.00
IQ CREDIT UNION $1,000.00
UNITED SUBCONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION $1,000.00
WEST COAST MOBILE HOME PARKS INC $1,000.00
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