Benjamin Quayle

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Benjamin Quayle
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U.S. House, Arizona District 3
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sDuke University
J.D.Vanderbilt School of Law
Personal
ProfessionCo-Founder, Tynwald Capital
Websites
Office website
Benjamin Quayle is a Republican member of the U.S. House representing Arizona's 3rd congressional district. Quayle was first elected to the House in 2010.

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Quayle's academic, professional and political career:[1]

  • 1998: Graduated from Duke University with B.A.
  • 2002: Graduated from Vanderbilt University with J.D.
  • 2011-Present: U.S Representative from Arizona

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

  • Homeland Security Committee
    • Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, Vice Chair
    • Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence
  • Judiciary Committee
    • Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
    • Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet
  • Science, Space, and Technology Committee
    • Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight
    • Subcommittee on Research and Science Education
    • Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, Chair

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

The website Open Congress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Quayle votes with the Republican Party 92.4% of the time. This ranks 117th among the 242 Senate Republicans in 2011.[2]

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, Quayle won election to the United States House. He defeated Jon Hulburd, Michael Shoen, Leonard Clark and in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Arizona District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBenjamin Quayle 52.2% 108,689
     Democratic Jon Hulburd 41.1% 85,610
     Libertarian Michael Shoen 5% 10,478
     Green Leonard Clark 1.6% 3,294
Total Votes 208,071

Campaign donors

2010

Quayle won election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Quayle's campaign committee raised a total of $2,653,070 and spent $2,645,463.[4]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House, Arizona District 3, 2010 - Benjamin Quayle Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $2,653,070
Total Spent $2,645,463
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $1,670,024
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $1,647,490
Top contributors to Benjamin Quayle's campaign committee
Cerberus Capital Management$97,000
Schulte, Roth & Zabel$23,400
Bank of America$22,950
Peabody Energy$21,200
Knight Transportation$19,700
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Securities & Investment$292,700
Retired$211,378
Real Estate$200,215
Misc Finance$136,358
Lawyers/Law Firms$134,583

Personal

Quayle has a wife, Tiffany.

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
John Shadegg
U.S. House - Arizona District 3
2011-Present
Succeeded by
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