Mary Bono

Mary Bono REPRepublican

American politician

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Mary BonoREPRepublican American politician
60
Years of Age
CAResidence (state)

Mary Bono (née Whitaker and formerly Mary Bono Mack, born October 24, 1961) is an American politician, businesswoman, and lobbyist who served Palm Springs and most of central and eastern Riverside County, California, in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1998 to 2013. A member of the Republican Party, Bono was first elected to Congress in 1998 to replace her late husband, Sonny Bono, who had died in office months earlier. She sat on the Energy and Commerce Committee and was chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade. In 1998, Bono served on the House Judiciary Committee that approved articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton. Bono served in Congress until losing her 2012 re-election bid. In March 2013, Bono became a senior vice president at the Washington, D.C.-based federal affairs firm Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting. In 2018, she founded the political affairs consulting firm Integritas by Bono.

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Campaign Funding

20
12
$2,258,741
Total Raised
$2,423,516
Total Spent
$78,113
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Retired$168,355
65%
Leadership PACs$111,000
63%
Health Professionals$107,950
45%
Real Estate$75,900
42%
TV/Movies/Music$70,950
37%
Oil & Gas$63,200
34%
Lobbyists$57,250
32%
Lawyers/Law Firms$54,629
31%
Casinos/Gambling$53,500
31%
Electronics Mfg & Equip$53,000
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education3 - 3 of 1
University of Southern California
BFA Art History
1984
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Representative
Experience
Certified Personal Fitness Instructor
Experience
Restaurateur
Other Experience1 - 13 of 13
Board Member
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Member
Olive Crest Home for Abused Children
Member
Drug Abuse Resistance Education
Member
Tiempos de Los Ninos
Co-Chair
America Supports You Caucus
Co-Chair
Entertainment Task Force
Co-Chair
Congressional Salton Sea Task Force
Co-Chair
Travel and Tourism Task Force
Co-Chair
Recording Arts and Sciences Caucus
Co-Chair
Intellectual Property Promotion and Piracy Prevention Caucus
Founder
Recording Arts and Sciences Caucus
Founder
Intellectual Property Promotion and Piracy Prevention Caucus
Founder
America Supports You Caucus