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On November 7, 2000, Hillary Clinton won election to the United States Senate. She defeated Rick Lazio (R), Mark J. Dunau (G), Jeffrey E. Graham (Independence), John O. Adefope (Right to Life), John Clifton (L), Louis P. Wein (Constitution) and Jacob J. Perasso (Socialist Workers) in the general election.<15>
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Clinton won election to the U.S. Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Clinton"s campaign committee raised a total of $51,567,723 and spent $40,828,991.<17>Cost per vote
Clinton spent $13.57 per vote received in 2006.
Ideology and leadershipSee also: GovTrack"s Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking2009
Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Clinton was a rank-and-file Democrat as a senator.<19>
Net worthSee also: Changes in Net Worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives (Personal Gain Index) and Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives2011
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Clinton"s net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $5,710,008.00 and $26,551,000.00. That averages to $16,130,504.00, which ranked sixth among members of the executive branch. Her average calculated net worth<20> decreased by 48.3 percent from 2010.<21>2010
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Clinton"s net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $10,740,011.00 and $51,654,000.00. That averages to $31,197,005.50, which ranked fifth among members of the executive branch.<22>
After the 2016 presidential campaign
Involvement in 2018 primaries
In Florida’s 27th Congressional District, Clinton endorsed Donna Shalala in the race for what some observers called the most vulnerable Republican district in the country. Shalala, a former Clinton administration official and head of the Clinton Foundation, faced a challenge from state Rep. David Richardson, a supporter of Medicare for All.
Clinton also endorsed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his re-election bid. He faced former Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon, who called herself a progressive alternative to Cuomo.
Note: Please contact us if the personal information below requires an update.Clinton is married to former U.S. President Bill Clinton. They have one daughter, Chelsea.
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