|Florida House of Representatives, District 85|
|November 18, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||Clemson University, 1986|
|Master's||Lehigh University, 1992|
|J.D.||Villanova University of Law, 1989|
|Birthday||February 9, 1964|
|Place of birth||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Profession||President, Palm Beach Kennel Club|
Rooney earned his B.A. in Political Science from Clemson University, J.D. from the Villanova University School of Law and M.B.A. from Lehigh University. His professional experience includes working as the Managing Director/President of Rooney's Public House and Rooney's All In Sports Bar, as well as President of the Palm Beach Kennel Club.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rooney served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Regulatory Affairs, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rooney served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Finance & Tax|
Rooney won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 85. Rooney ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated David Lutrin (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 85, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Pat Rooney, Jr. Incumbent||57.6%||44,538|
| Florida House of Representatives, District 83 |
2010 General election results
|Pat Rooney (R)||39,420||62.66%|
|Mark Marciano (D)||23,492||37.34%|
Rooney defeated Nancy Cardone and Francisco Rodriguez in the August 24 primary.
|Florida House of Representatives, District 83 - Republican Primary (2010)|
Comprehensive donor information for Rooney is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Rooney raised a total of $561,236 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 30, 2013.
|Pat Rooney's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Florida State House, District 85||$226,601|
|2010||Florida State House, District 83||$334,635|
|Grand Total Raised||$561,236|
2012Rooney won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rooney raised a total of $226,601.
|Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Pat Rooney's campaign in 2012|
|Florida Republican Party||$15,535|
|Florida Cable Telecommunications Association||$2,000|
|Hospital Corp of America||$2,000|
|Florida Retail Federation||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$226,601|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Rooney won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Rooney raised a total of $334,635.
|Florida House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Pat Rooney's campaign in 2010|
|Florida Republican Party||$32,148|
|Rooney Jr, Patrick J||$3,386|
|Hospital Corp of America||$3,000|
|Florida Institute of Cpas||$3,000|
|Southern Gardens Citrus Holding Corp||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$334,635|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Rooney and his wife, Patricia Kulp, have four children. He has been a governing board member for South Florida Water Management District and Director and Co-Chair of Rooney's Golf Foundation, Inc. He also served as Director of the Autism Project of Palm Beach County and Vice President of the Renaissance Learning Academy. Additionally, Rooney has been a trustee of three local Chambers of Commerce, and Director and Board President of the FAU Honors College.
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- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
Patrick J. Rooney, Jr. (R)
|Florida House District 85
| Succeeded by|
|Florida House District 83
| Succeeded by|
Gayle Harrell (R)
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