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|U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 13|
|High school||Bishop McDevitt High School|
|Years of service||1980 - 2003|
Rooney ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Pennsylvania's 13th District. Rooney was uncontested in the April 24, 2012 Republican primary and faced incumbent Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D) in the November 6, 2012 general election.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania in 2012 as one of the states that could determine whether Democrats would retake the House or Republicans would hold their majority in 2013. Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.
|U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 13 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Allyson Schwartz Incumbent||69.1%||209,901|
|Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
- Montgomery County Republican Committee
Rooney and his wife Beth have five children - Sierra, Orion, Journey, Sonora, and Forte. The Rooneys spent five years sailing 15,000 miles from the Delaware to Malaysia. For two of those years, they lived in Indonesia and Malaysia.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional District, 2012 - Joe Rooney Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$2,910,725|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$1,203,041|
|Top contributors to Joe Rooney's campaign committee|
|Penske Truck Leasing||$5,000|
|LPL Investment Holdings||$3,095|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Securities & Investment||$8,345|
- ↑ opencongress.org "PA-13" Accessed January 20, 2012
- ↑ Politico "2012 House Race Results"
- ↑ Pennsylvania Department of State "2012 General Primary Unofficial Returns," April 24, 2012
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Washington Post "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" Accessed April 25, 2012
- ↑ Montgomeryville-Lansdale Patch "Rooney Ready For Battle In 13th Congressional District" Accessed March 17, 2012
- ↑ Open Secrets "Joe Rooney 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 26, 2013
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