Rep. Bishop Beats Altshuler to Keep the NY-1 House Seat

Chad Outler | December 08, 2010

December 8, 2010 -- Rep. Tim Bishop (D-NY) will be keeping his seat in the House of Representatives, according to an article by Bloomberg's Peter S. Green. Bishop will begin his fifth term in January, when the House convenes its 112th session. Bishop is a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, the Budget Committee, and the Committee on Education and Labor.

The following are the top ten contributors to Bishop's campaign by interest group:

Lawyers/Law Firms$105,650
Transportation Unions$101,500
Health Professionals$88,125
Public Sector Unions$80,650
Securities & Investment$77,150
Building Trade Unions$53,850
Real Estate$49,650
Construction Services$45,950
Industrial Unions$45,000

Contributions above are for the last two years of available data, Oct 14, 2008 - Oct 13, 2010. Contributions from political parties and from other candidates are not included in the "Top 10" lists. Contributions data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics (