Tag Archives: Brian Bilbray

Individual Donors Split on Peters, Bilbray in 52nd

Individual Donors Split on Peters, Bilbray in 52nd

By Kevin Crowe and Ryann Grochowski I-Newsource In the race for the 52nd Congressional District, political action committees and a candidate with deep pockets are the major financial players. But, individual donors are almost perfectly split on the two remaining candidates. Republican Congressman Brian Bilbray has outraised Port Commissioner Scott Peters, a Democrat, almost two to one during the campaign, ... Read More »

Bilbray’s legislative machine: Money, support surrounds algae bills

Bilbray’s legislative machine: Money, support surrounds algae bills

by Ryann Grochowski | inewsource Big money has been pouring into the Congressional race for San Diego’s 52nd district since its boundaries were redrawn and it suddenly became wide open territory. Republican incumbent Brian Bilbray is at the head of the fundraising frenzy, collecting about $1 million overall — twice as much as his nearest opponent has raised. A chunk ... Read More »

How we did it: Examining Rep. Bilbray’s influence and legislation

How we did it: Examining Rep. Bilbray’s influence and legislation

To examine Congressman Brian Bilbray’s ties to industries, companies and groups, inewsource used a variety of public records, including: Campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Elections Committee to determine who gave money to his campaign and his leadership political action committee. We also utilized the search engines and analysis on OpenSecrets, a website run by the Center for Responsive ... Read More »