Michael Patrick McKenna

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Michael Patrick McKenna
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Florida, District 10
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Michael Patrick McKenna was a 2014 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 10th Congressional District of Florida.[1] Michael Patrick McKenna lost the general election on November 4, 2014.


Campaign themes


McKenna's campaign website listed the following issues:[2]

  • Immigration: "Immigration reform is 25 years too late. It is time to act now. Once elected as your Representative you are guaranteed an Immigration Reform Act in 2015 that will be a step in the right direction in ensuring equality for ALL."
  • Economy: "Every day it is becoming clearer and clearer that our United States has a spending problem. We can no longer afford to have Representatives in Washington who are so far out of touch with reality they continue to write blank checks."
  • Women's Rights: "The United States was founded on the fundamental principle that all are created equal and fair treatment must be distributed evenly amongst men and women. I believe in equal pay for equal work. We need to push hard to end the gender gap and level the playing field in businesses and corporations. There is alot of work that remains in order to get women to the pay equality they deserve. Women deserve the effort of those in public office to achieve this equality pay and end this discussion once and for all."
  • Health Care Reform: "Obsessing over repealing a law you can’t repeal is bad for one’s health. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was single handedly one of the greatest steps this country took to ensure all American’s were able to live a long lasting life. As we all know, the PPACA is not perfect, however it does lie out some excellent ground work."
  • National Security: "As a Navy Chief, now separated, I have no greater obligation and duty than to protect the safety and security of our country and her citizens, especially here at home. We’re engaged in a global war against terror involving multiple fronts, repeated deployments, thousands dead and wounded, and the ever asked question of when it will end? Our engagement must be smart, strategic, and precise."


—Michael Patrick McKenna's campaign website, http://www.mckennaforcongress.com/issues



See also: Florida's 10th Congressional District elections, 2014

McKenna ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Florida's 10th District.[1] McKenna won the Democratic nomination in the primary on August 26, 2014.[4] He was defeated by incumbent Daniel Webster (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[5]

U.S. House, Florida District 10 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Webster Incumbent 61.5% 143,128
     Democratic Michael Patrick McKenna 38.5% 89,426
     Write-in David Falstad 0% 20
Total Votes 232,574
Source: Florida Division of Elections
U.S. House, Florida District 10 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael McKenna 49.7% 11,912
Shayan Modarres 30.6% 7,324
William Ferree 19.7% 4,718
Total Votes 23,954
Source: Florida Division of Elections

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Michael Patrick McKenna's reports.[6]

Michael Patrick McKenna (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[7]July 2, 2013$20.00$580.00$(170.73)$429.27
October Quarterly[8]October 16, 2013$150.00$1,850.00$(1,981.95)$18.05
Year-end[9]January 31, 2014$18$2,678$(2,256)$440
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2014$440$207$(102)$105
July Quarterly[11]July 15, 2014$105$12,274$(11,804)$470
Pre-Primary[12]August 15, 2014$470$60$(58)$2
October Quarterly[13]October 6, 2014$2$6,505$(4,754)$1,750
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