Ann Marie Buerkle

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Ann Marie Buerkle
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U.S. House, New York, District 25
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York Assistant Attorney General
1997-2010
Syracuse Common Council
1994-1995
Education
Bachelor'sLe Moyne College
J.D.Syracuse University
OtherSt. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing (R.N.)
Personal
BirthdayMay 8, 1951
Place of birthAuburn, New York
ProfessionNurse, Attorney
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Ann Marie Buerkle (b. May 8, 1951) is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Buerkle was elected by voters from New York's 25th congressional district.

She is running for re-election in 2012. David Wasserman of the Cook Political Report has said Buerkle is one of the most vulnerable New York incumbents.[1]

Biography

Buerkle was born in Auburn, New York. She earned her R.N. from St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1972, a B.S. from Le Moyne College in 1977, and a J.D. from Syracuse University in 1994.[2]

Career

After earning her credentials, Buerkle worked as a nurse. After she later earned her J.D., she worked as an attorney.[3]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Buerkle serves on the following committees:[4]

  • Foreign Affairs Committee
    • Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade (Vice Chairman)
    • Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights
    • Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia
  • Oversight and Government Reform Committee
    • Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight, and Government Spending (Vice Chairman)
    • Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs
  • Veterans' Affairs Committee
    • Subcommittee on Healthcare and Technology
    • Subcommittee on Health (Chairman)
    • Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

Issues

Political positions

Specific Votes

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Ann Marie Buerkle voted with the Republican Party 94.8% of the time, which ranked 51st among the 242 House Republican members as of December 2011.[5]

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 25th congressional district elections, 2012

Buerkle is running for re-election in 2012.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Buerkle was elected to the United States House. She also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party tickets. She defeated Daniel B. Maffei (D).[6]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 25 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnn Marie Buerkle 48.5% 104,602
     Democratic Daniel B. Maffei 48.2% 103,954
     Blank/Scattering 3.3% 7,057
Total Votes 215,613

Campaign donors

2010

Breakdown of the source of Buerkle's campaign funds before the 2010 election.
Buerkle was elected to the U.S. House in 2010. Her campaign committee raised a total of $840,574 and spent $758,777.[7]

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Personal

Buerkle has six grown children and eleven grandchildren. All but one of her children lives outside of New York.[8]

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Dan Maffei
U.S. House of Representatives - New York District 25
2011–Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Assistant Attorney General
1997-2010
Succeeded by
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Syracuse Common Council
1994-1995
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