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Number of Lobbyists per Congressman

How many lobbyists are there per congressman?

25.8.

The rate of lobbyists per congressman is currently 25.8, considering there are 432 congressmen (data provided by the Office of the Clerk website) and 11,140 lobbyists in Washington (data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics). In addition, the US House of Representatives is the top lobbying agency, with 10,833 reports filed in 2010 ‘“ against 10,727 by the US Senate.

This fact is verified on : June 12, 2010.





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  1. I’m wondering if there is a quantifiable change in the Bush years, as well as the change in the Obama years.

    What is the historic “number of lobbyists per congressman”, each year, for the last 20 years?
    What is the historic “lobby-dollars spent per congressman”, each year, for the last 20 years?

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