Betty Sutton

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Betty Sutton
Betty Sutton.jpg
U.S. House, Ohio, District 13
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2012
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Ohio House of Representatives
1993-2001
Member/Vice-President, Summit County Council
1991-1992
Barberton City Council
1990-1991
Education
Bachelor'sPolitical Science, Kent State University, 1985
J.D.University of Akron School of Law, 1990
Personal
BirthdayJuly 31, 1963
Place of birthBarberton, Ohio
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Betty Sue Sutton (b. July 31, 1963) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Ohio. Sutton represents Ohio's 13th congressional district and was first elected in 2006.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Sutton is a "far-left Democrat".[1]

Biography

Sutton was born in Barberton, Ohio. She earned a B.A. from Kent State University in 1985, and a J.D. from the University of Akron in 1990.[2]

Career

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Sutton serves on the following committees:[3]

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

Betty Sutton voted with the Democratic Party 94.3% of the time, which ranked 32 among the 192 House Democratic members as of November 2011.[4]

Elections

2012

See also: Ohio's 13th congressional district elections, 2012

Sutton is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Ohio's 13th District. Sutton ran unopposed in the March 6, 2012 Democratic primary.

2010

Breakdown of the source of Sutton's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

On November 2, 2010, Sutton won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. She defeated Tom Ganley (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 13 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngBetty Sutton Incumbent 55.7% 118,806
     Republican Tom Ganley 44.3% 94,367
Total Votes 213,173

Campaign donors

2010

Sutton won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Sutton's campaign committee raised a total of $1,799,214 and spent $1,781,137.[6]

Her top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 13 Election, 2010 - Betty Sutton Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,799,214
Total Spent $1,781,137
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $2,151,077
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $2,142,960
Top contributors to Betty Sutton's campaign committee
EMILY's List$49,050
Invacare Corp$23,050
Democratic Congressional Campaign Cmte$22,463
FirstEnergy Corp$19,600
Gross Builders$19,200
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Leadership PACs$144,700
Lawyers/Law Firms$131,658
Public Sector Unions$78,700
Women's Issues$78,349
Candidate Committees$77,000

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Personal

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sherrod Brown
U.S. House of Representatives - Ohio District 13
2007–Present
Succeeded by
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Ohio House of Representatives
1993-2001
Succeeded by
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Member & Vice President, Summit County Council
1991-1992
Succeeded by
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Barberton City Council
1990-1991
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