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DEMOCRACY FOR AMERICA
Political Action Committee
Campaign Contribution Details
2008 Election Cycle

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NameDEMOCRACY FOR AMERICA
Connected Organization NameDemocracy for the Senate
AddressPO Box 8313
SUITE 300
Burlington, VT  05402
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Financial Details in the 2008 Election Cycle
DEMOCRACY FOR AMERICA

Through 12/31/2008
Category$ Dollar Amount
Total Receipts$4,124,104
Transfers From Affiliates$0
Contributions From Individuals$3,506,381
Contributions From Other Political Committees$13,450
Total Loans Received$0
Total Disbursements$4,300,324
Transfers To Affiliates$0
Refunds To Individuals$0
Refunds to Committees$0
Loan Repayments$0
Beginning Cash$1,100,741
Ending Cash$924,523
Debts Owed By$0
Nonfederal Transfers Received$518,221
Contributions Made To Other Committees$92,546
Independent Expenditures Made$69,994
Party Coordinated Expenditures Made$0
Nonfederal Share of Expenditures$1,266,198

Top 100 Donations/Contributions in the 2008 Election Cycle
DEMOCRACY FOR AMERICA

Name/
Location
Employer/
Occupation
Contribution
$ Amount
Primary/
General
Date
Abernethy, Robert
Los Angeles, CA
90009
American Standard/President$5,000 P03/30/2007
Barish, Leora
New York, NY
10011
Self employed/Investor$5,000 P10/10/2008
Barish, Leora
New York, NY
10011
Self employed/Investor$5,000 P12/31/2007
Brown, John
Providence, RI
02903
Self employed/Artist$5,000 P10/17/2008
Brown, Julie
Dearborn, MI
48124
Plastech/Chairman$5,000 P08/07/2007
Cawley, John C
San Francisco, CA
94117
Pacific Gourmet Inc/Food Distributo$5,000 P03/28/2008
Flynn, Russell
San Francisco, CA
94133
Self employed/Real Estate$5,000 P09/05/2008
Frick, Ann
Glen Ellen, CA
95442
University of Wales, Swansea/Medica$5,000 P02/16/2008
Gomer, Adelaide P
Ithaca, NY
14850
Park Foundation/Program Officer$5,000 P09/13/2007
Halpern, L S
Cambridge, MA
02138
Self employed/Writer$5,000 P07/25/2007
Hanson, Patricia L
Burlington, VT
05401
Not employed/Retired$5,000 P04/25/2007
Koza, John R Dr
Los Altos, CA
94023
Third Millennium/President$5,000 P04/04/2007
Lamont, Edward M
Greenwich, CT
06831
Lamont TV/Executive$5,000 P02/16/2007
Litowitz, Donna Mae
Miami Beach, FL
33140
Self Employed/Homemaker$5,000 P05/28/2008
Luna, Jason
San Diego, CA
92123
$5,000 P07/22/2008
Mangum, Lynn J
New York, NY
10010
The Bisys Group/Consultant$5,000 P04/26/2007
Marcus, James S
New York, NY
10021
Not Employed/Retired$5,000 P04/25/2008
Marcus, James S
New York, NY
10021
Not employed/Retired$5,000 P03/12/2007
Mazess, Richard B
Santa Barbara, CA
93108
Not employed/Retired$5,000 P02/07/2007
Nadell, Judith
Voorhees, NJ
08043
Self employed/Publisher$5,000 P12/14/2007
Ryan, Vincent J
Boston, MA
02111
$5,000 P07/16/2008
Strauss, Armar A Dr
Pacific Palisades, CA
90272
Self employed/Physician$5,000 P06/19/2008
Strauss, Armar A Dr
Pacific Palisades, CA
90272
Self employed/Physician$5,000 P05/04/2007
Tesler, Lawrence
Palo Alto, CA
94306
Amazon.com/Executive$5,000 P05/10/2008
Wolf, Jamie R
Beverly Hills, CA
90210
Self employed/Writer$5,000 P07/23/2008
Wolf, Jamie R
Beverly Hills, CA
90210
Self employed/Writer$5,000 P07/03/2007
McNamee, Roger B
Woodside, CA
94062
Integral Capital Partners/President$3,750 P04/12/2007
Litowitz, Donna M
Miami Beach, FL
33140
Not employed/Homemaker$3,500 P02/05/2007
Avery, Judith
San Francisco, CA
94109
Not employed/Retired$3,000 P02/27/2007
Bergengren, Douglas M Mr
Santa Cruz, CA
95062
Advanced Technical Resources/Softwa$3,000 P09/30/2008
Drake, Lee M
Mill Valley, CA
94941
Self Employed/Investor$3,000 P10/28/2008
Fox, Warren W
Brooklyn, NY
11217
Self employed/Artist$3,000 P03/05/2007
Gilbert, Celia Ms
Cambridge, MA
02138
Self employed/Poet$3,000 P03/21/2008
Lyman, Joanne
New York, NY
10028
Metropolitan Museum/Designer$3,000 P04/04/2007
O'Reilly, Christina
Sebastopol, CA
95472
Self employed/Playwright$3,000 P09/21/2008
Angiola, Gina
Olney, MD
20832
Not employed/Retired$2,500 P02/26/2008
Biddle, George
New York, NY
10022
IRC/Non Profit$2,500 P10/08/2008
Bloom, Susan B
Ganges Salt Spring,
Not employed/Retired$2,500 P01/15/2008
Dickey, S Whitney
Lebanon, NH
03766
Not employed/Retired$2,500 P06/07/2007
Drake, Daniel L
Mill Valley, CA
94941
Not employed/Retired$2,500 P12/07/2007
Jackson, Deborah Ms
Smyrna, GA
30080
Infinite Conferencing/Chief$2,500 P07/30/2007
Low, Stephanie Ms
New York, NY
10029
Self employed/Arts Manager$2,500 P03/24/2008
Scruggs, Thomas Jr
Iowa City, IA
52240
University of Iowa/Teacher$2,500 P11/07/2008
Van Wagenen, Lola
Charlotte, VT
05445
Self employed/Retired$2,500 P09/06/2008
Violett, Ellen
New York, NY
10022
Self employed/Writer$2,500 P11/18/2008
Berkelkamp, Jennifer
Piedmont, CA
94611
Not Employed/Retired$2,000 P07/09/2008
Burril, George C
Charlotte, VT
05445
ARD/Consultant$2,000 P06/15/2007
Crabb, Anthony P
Healdsburg, CA
95448
Puma Springs Vineyards/Farmer$2,000 P03/07/2008
Crabb, Anthony P
Healdsburg, CA
95448
Puma Springs Vineyards/Farmer$2,000 P02/19/2008
Crabb, Anthony P
Healdsburg, CA
95448
Puma Springs Vineyards/Farmer$2,000 P02/02/2007
Federman, Irwin
Atherton, CA
94027
US Venture Partners/Venture Capital$2,000 P01/31/2008
Gilbert, Celia
Cambridge, MA
02138
Self employed/Poet$2,000 P04/10/2007
Goldwasser, Dan L
Westport, CT
06880
Vedder Price/Attorney$2,000 P01/24/2008
Grumbach, Adam Zinsser
Brooklyn, NY
11215
Legal Aid NYC/Attorney$2,000 P09/04/2008
Grumbach, Adam Zinsser
Brooklyn, NY
11215
Legal Aid NYC/Attorney$2,000 P12/31/2007
Hanson, Patricia L
Burlington, VT
05401
Not employed/Retired$2,000 P04/08/2008
Kraemer, Lillian E
New York, NY
10022
Not Employed/Retired$2,000 P05/20/2008
Kraemer, Lillian E
New York, NY
10022
Not employed/Retired$2,000 P02/09/2007
Kramarsky, Sarah Ann
New York, NY
10021
Not employed/Retired$2,000 P01/22/2008
Kramarsky, Werner
New York, NY
10021
Not employed/Retired$2,000 P01/22/2008
Langan, John
Voorhees, NJ
08043
Townsend Press/Publisher$2,000 P05/11/2007
Lyman, Joanne
New York, NY
10028
Metropolitan Museum/Designer$2,000 P08/06/2008
Mehler, Ernest L
New York, NY
10025
Weill Cornell Medical School/Profes$2,000 P12/21/2007
Metcalf, Charlotte S
Norwich, VT
05055
Self employed/Farmer$2,000 P10/23/2007
Moore, David
Rye, NY
10580
Not employed/Retired$2,000 P06/13/2008
Moriarty, David
Decatur, GA
30030
Center for Disease Control & Preven$2,000 P10/24/2008
Naylor-Leyland, Dita
New York, NY
10017
Self employed/Artist$2,000 P07/25/2007
Oconnor, T M
Houston, TX
77006
Oconnor Ventures/Investor$2,000 P06/27/2008
Pearson, Anna
New York, NY
10021
Not Employed/Retired$2,000 P08/06/2008
Pearson, Anna
New York, NY
10021
Not employed/Retired$2,000 P12/31/2007
Prescott, Mel O
Jersey City, NJ
07302
Self Employed/Horticulturist$2,000 P09/19/2008
O'Connor, Mike
Houston, TX
77006
Oconnor Ventures/Investor$1,875 P04/04/2007
Burrill, George
Charlotte, VT
05445
Not Employed/Retired$1,500 P06/10/2008
Fahley, Peter
Port Washington, NY
11050
Not employed/Retired$1,500 P02/29/2008
Jackson, Deborah
Smyrna, GA
30080
Infinite Conferencing/CTO$1,500 P02/02/2007
Kaufhold, John Jr
Dayton, OH
45424
U.S. Air Force/Engineer$1,500 P06/21/2007
Kramarsky, Werner
New York, NY
10021
Not employed/Retired$1,500 P05/28/2008
Litowitz, Donna M
Miami Beach, FL
33140
Not employed/Homemaker$1,500 P04/10/2007
Pearson, Anna
New York, NY
10021
Not employed/Retired$1,500 P02/19/2008
Perret, Charlotte
Sarasota, FL
34236
Not employed/Retired$1,500 P05/28/2008
Rodale, Ardath N
Allentown, PA
18103
Rodale Inc/Chairman$1,500 P02/07/2007
Scheuer, Joan
Larchmont, NY
10538
Not employed/Retired$1,500 P01/22/2008
Shannon, Constance E
Studio City, CA
91602
Self employed/Fundraiser$1,500 P03/07/2007
Sullivan, Donald J
Mill Valley, CA
94941
State of California/Judicial Office$1,500 P03/28/2008
Whitman, Lois
New York, NY
10024
Human Rights Watch/Attorney$1,500 P02/20/2007
Leckinger, Thomas
Bradenton, FL
34203
Self employed/Consultant$1,020 P06/16/2008
Abrahamse, Allan
Long Beach, CA
90815
Not Employed/Retired$1,000 P10/21/2008
Addison, Rodney
North Charleston, SC
29405
$1,000 P10/25/2007
Adler, Sharon C Ms
East Greenwich, RI
02818
IBM/Senior Manager$1,000 P03/28/2008
Alter, Linda Lee
Philadelphia, PA
19103
Self employed/Artist$1,000 P09/16/2008
Appleton, Catherine
Morristown, NJ
07960
Not employed/Retired$1,000 P09/04/2008
Avery, Judith
San Francisco, CA
94109
Not Employed/Retired$1,000 P08/06/2008
Benchley, Winifred W
Princeton, NJ
08540
Self Employed/Homemaker$1,000 P07/09/2008
Benchley, Winifred W
Princeton, NJ
08540
$1,000 P03/28/2008
Benter, William
Pittsburgh, PA
15201
Self employed/Business owner$1,000 P03/21/2008
Berlekamp, Jennifer
Piedmont, CA
94611
Not employed/Retired$1,000 P05/04/2007
Berlekamp, Jennifer
Piedmont, CA
94611
Not employed/Retired$1,000 P02/26/2007
Bingham, David
Menlo Park, CA
94025
Stanford Hospital/Physician$1,000 P06/13/2008
Bodeau, Douglas
Nashua, NH
03060
$1,000 P12/31/2007
Burns, Terry R
Midland, TX
79707
Self employed/Physician$1,000 P09/09/2008

Political Candidates Receiving Contributions in the 2008 Election Cycle from
DEMOCRACY FOR AMERICA

Candidate NameOfficePartyStateDistrictPrimary/
General
$ Dollar
Amount
Date
ALLEN, THOMAS H SenateDemocratME --G$2,00009/16/2008
BAKER, JUDITH W House of RepsDemocratMO 09G$2,00009/17/2008
BEGICH, MARK SenateDemocratAK --G$2,00009/16/2008
BEGICH, MARK SenateDemocratAK --E$2,00011/18/2008
BROWN, CHARLES House of RepsDemocratCA 04P$2,00006/20/2007
BROWN, CHARLES House of RepsDemocratCA 04E$5,00011/13/2008
BURNER, DARCY MS. House of RepsDemocratWA 08G$1,00010/22/2008
BURNER, DARCY MS. House of RepsDemocratWA 08G$35010/31/2008
BURNER, DARCY MS. House of RepsDemocratWA 08G$9011/17/2008
BURNER, DARCY MS. House of RepsDemocratWA 08G$22610/17/2008
BURNER, DARCY MS. House of RepsDemocratWA 08P$2,00006/20/2007
BURNER, DARCY MS. House of RepsDemocratWA 08G$56010/07/2008
BURNER, DARCY MS. House of RepsDemocratWA 08G$27510/15/2008
CARTER, ROY JAMES House of RepsDemocratNC 05P$2,00003/14/2008
COOK, DEBBIE House of RepsDemocratCA 46G$2,00009/16/2008
DERBY, JILL T House of RepsDemocratNV 02G$2,00009/16/2008
DURSTON, BILL House of RepsDemocratCA 03G$2,00010/17/2008
EDWARDS, DONNA House of RepsDemocratMD 04P$1,00003/14/2008
EDWARDS, DONNA House of RepsDemocratMD 04P$1,00010/18/2007
ELDRIDGE, JAMES BRADLEY House of RepsDemocratMA 05P$17507/13/2007
ELDRIDGE, JAMES BRADLEY House of RepsDemocratMA 05P$2,00007/25/2007
FEDER, JUDY M House of RepsDemocratVA 10G$2,00010/17/2008
GARCIA, JOE House of RepsDemocratFL 25G$7810/31/2008
GARCIA, JOE House of RepsDemocratFL 25G$2011/07/2008
GARCIA, JOE House of RepsDemocratFL 25P$2,00003/04/2008
GARCIA, JOE House of RepsDemocratFL 25G$22410/07/2008
GARCIA, JOE House of RepsDemocratFL 25G$30010/15/2008
GARCIA, JOE House of RepsDemocratFL 25G$4111/02/2008
GARCIA, JOE House of RepsDemocratFL 25G$39410/31/2008
GARCIA, JOE House of RepsDemocratFL 25G$16310/16/2008
GRAYSON, ALAN MARK House of RepsDemocratFL 08G$11510/17/2008
GRAYSON, ALAN MARK House of RepsDemocratFL 08G$11610/31/2008
GRAYSON, ALAN MARK House of RepsDemocratFL 08G$1,00009/24/2008
GRAYSON, ALAN MARK House of RepsDemocratFL 08G$21010/16/2008
GRAYSON, ALAN MARK House of RepsDemocratFL 08G$1511/07/2008
GRAYSON, ALAN MARK House of RepsDemocratFL 08G$7810/31/2008
HEDRICK, WILLIAM EUGENE House of RepsDemocratCA 44G$2,00009/16/2008
HEDRICK, WILLIAM EUGENE House of RepsDemocratCA 44E$2,00011/13/2008
HEINRICH, MARTIN House of RepsDemocratNM 01G$2,00009/16/2008
HIMES, JIM House of RepsDemocratCT 04G$2,00009/16/2008
KETNER, LINDA House of RepsDemocratSC 01G$2,00010/17/2008
KILROY, MARY JO House of RepsDemocratOH 15G$2,00009/16/2008
KISSELL, LARRY W House of RepsDemocratNC 08P$2,00003/14/2008
KLEEB, SCOTT MICHAEL SenateDemocratNE --G$2,00009/16/2008
LAROCCO, LARRY SenateDemocratID --G$2,00010/02/2008
MAFFEI, DANIEL B MR. House of RepsDemocratNY 25G$1,00004/25/2007
MASSA, ERIC J J House of RepsDemocratNY 29P$2,00006/20/2007
MASSA, ERIC J J House of RepsDemocratNY 29G$1,00004/25/2007
MERKLEY, JEFFREY ALAN SenateDemocratOR --G$16811/12/2008
MERKLEY, JEFFREY ALAN SenateDemocratOR --G$21210/17/2008
MERKLEY, JEFFREY ALAN SenateDemocratOR --G$17010/09/2008
MERKLEY, JEFFREY ALAN SenateDemocratOR --G$2,00009/16/2008
MERKLEY, JEFFREY ALAN SenateDemocratOR --G$78410/31/2008
NORIEGA, RICHARD JOEL SenateDemocratTX --P$2,00811/06/2007
OBAMA, BARACK PresidentDemocratIL --G$73809/05/2008
OBAMA, BARACK PresidentDemocratIL --G$1,58909/05/2008
OBAMA, BARACK PresidentDemocratIL --G$70009/25/2008
OBAMA, BARACK PresidentDemocratIL --G$70010/09/2008
OBAMA, BARACK PresidentDemocratIL --P$1,58908/29/2008
OBAMA, BARACK PresidentDemocratIL --P$74408/29/2008
OBAMA, BARACK PresidentDemocratIL --P$54807/30/2008
OBAMA, BARACK PresidentDemocratIL --P$1,35307/30/2008
OBAMA, BARACK PresidentDemocratIL --P$54806/25/2008
OBAMA, BARACK PresidentDemocratIL --P$1,35306/25/2008
PERA, MARK House of RepsDemocratIL 03P$59502/01/2008
PERA, MARK House of RepsDemocratIL 03P$1,00010/16/2007
PETERS, GARY House of RepsDemocratMI 09G$2,00009/17/2008
PINGREE, CHELLIE M House of RepsDemocratME 01G$2,00009/16/2008
RICE, ANDREW MONROE SenateDemocratOK --G$2,00009/16/2008
SHEA-PORTER, CAROL House of RepsDemocratNH 01G$3,00009/23/2008
SHULMAN, DENNIS G House of RepsDemocratNJ 05G$2,00010/22/2008
STENDER, LINDA MRS. House of RepsDemocratNJ 07G$1,00004/25/2007
TADDEO, ANNETTE House of RepsDemocratFL 18G$24410/16/2008
TADDEO, ANNETTE House of RepsDemocratFL 18G$59110/31/2008
TADDEO, ANNETTE House of RepsDemocratFL 18G$6211/02/2008
TADDEO, ANNETTE House of RepsDemocratFL 18G$2,00009/16/2008
TADDEO, ANNETTE House of RepsDemocratFL 18G$33610/07/2008
TADDEO, ANNETTE House of RepsDemocratFL 18G$45010/15/2008
TADDEO, ANNETTE House of RepsDemocratFL 18G$7810/31/2008
TADDEO, ANNETTE House of RepsDemocratFL 18G$2011/07/2008
TITUS, DINA House of RepsDemocratNV 03G$2,00009/16/2008
WARNER, RUSSELL House of RepsDemocratCA 26G$2,00010/17/2008
WULSIN, VICTORIA House of RepsDemocratOH 02G$2,00009/16/2008

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