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Follow the Money – Bonnen's Contribution List

September 7th, 2007

It’s often said that if you want to know why things are the way they are in politics, follow the money. So we did. Here’s a quick look at Dennis “The Menace” Bonnen’s political contributions from 2003 – 2006. Ladies and gentlemen, the fox is eating the hens.

Dennis Bonnen 2003 – 2006 Contributions

Total Contributions: $472,356

Percentage of Contributions from Special Interests: 92%

Individual Donors: $38,806 – 8% of total contributions

Energy & Natural Resources: $116,345

Construction: $70,150

Lobbyists & Lawyers: $73,695

Transportation: $18,915

Finance, Insurance & Real Estate: $51,268

Health/Medical: $26,641

Communications/Electronics: $15,173

Miscellaneous Business: $22,090

Agriculture: $14,245

Labor: $4,700

Other PAC (Ideological, Education, Political): $20,326

Source: Texas Ethics Commission