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{{tnr}}'''William R. "Bill" Keating''' (b. September 6, 1952) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Massachusetts]]. Keating represents [[Massachusetts' 10th congressional district]] and was first elected to the House in 2010.  
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{{tnr}}'''William R. "Bill" Keating''' (b. September 6, 1952) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Massachusetts]]. Keating represents [[Massachusetts' 10th congressional district]] and was first elected to the House in 2010.
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Keating is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|centrist Democratic follower]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/william_keating/412435 ''Gov Track'' "William Keating" Accessed April 19, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
After earning his bachelor's degree, Keating went into politics as a 23-year-old representative in the [[Massachusetts House of Representatives]]. He served in that chamber for seven years and went on to be elected to the Massachusetts Senate. Keating also earned his master's degree and J.D., passing the Massachusetts bar. In the decade between serving in the state senate and being elected to the U.S. House, Keating worked as the Norwood District Attorney.<ref name="bio"/>
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After earning his bachelor's degree, Keating went into politics as a 23-year-old representative in the [[Massachusetts House of Representatives]]. He served in that chamber for seven years and went on to be elected to the [[Massachusetts Senate]]. Keating also earned his master's degree and J.D., passing the Massachusetts bar. In the decade between serving in the state senate and being elected to the [[U.S. House]], Keating worked as the Norwood District Attorney.<ref name="bio"/>
  
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
* 2011-present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]] representing [[Massachusetts' 10th congressional district]]
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*2011-Present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], [[Massachusetts' 10th congressional district]]
* 1999-2010: Norwood District Attorney
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*1999-2010: Norwood District Attorney
* 1985-1998: [[Massachusetts State Senate]]
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*1985-1998: [[Massachusetts State Senate]]
* 1977-1984: [[Massachusetts House of Representatives]]
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*1977-1984: [[Massachusetts House of Representatives]]
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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====2011-12====
 
====2011-12====
 
Keating is a member of the following House committees:<ref>[http://keating.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19&Itemid=9 ''Official House website'' "Committee Assignments," Accessed December 2, 2011]</ref>
 
Keating is a member of the following House committees:<ref>[http://keating.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19&Itemid=9 ''Official House website'' "Committee Assignments," Accessed December 2, 2011]</ref>
* [[United States House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security|Homeland Security Committee]]
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security|Homeland Security Committee]]
** Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies Subcommittee
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**Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies Subcommittee
** Oversight, Investigations and Management Subcommittee ''Ranking member''
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**Oversight, Investigations and Management Subcommittee ''Ranking member''
* [[United States House of Representatives Committee on Small Business|Small Business Committee]]
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Small Business|Small Business Committee]]
** Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade
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**Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade
* [[United States House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs|Foreign Affairs Committee]]
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs|Foreign Affairs Committee]]
** Middle East and South Asia Subcommittee
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**Middle East and South Asia Subcommittee
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Political positions===
 
===Political positions===
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::''See also: [[Redistricting in Massachusetts]]'' and ''[[United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts, 2012]]''
 
::''See also: [[Redistricting in Massachusetts]]'' and ''[[United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts, 2012]]''
 
Keating is running for re-election in 2012. He has been redistricted to the [[Massachusetts' 8th congressional district|8th congressional district of Massachusetts]], but has announced that he will move to and seek re-election in the newly created [[Massachusetts' 9th congressional district|9th congressional district of Massachusetts]].<ref>[http://articles.boston.com/2011-11-08/news/30373946_1_district-boundaries-incumbents-cape-cod ''Boston Globe'' "Map changes incumbents’ terrain" Accessed January 22, 2012]</ref>
 
Keating is running for re-election in 2012. He has been redistricted to the [[Massachusetts' 8th congressional district|8th congressional district of Massachusetts]], but has announced that he will move to and seek re-election in the newly created [[Massachusetts' 9th congressional district|9th congressional district of Massachusetts]].<ref>[http://articles.boston.com/2011-11-08/news/30373946_1_district-boundaries-incumbents-cape-cod ''Boston Globe'' "Map changes incumbents’ terrain" Accessed January 22, 2012]</ref>
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===2010===
 
===2010===
On November 2, 2010, Keating won election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Jeffrey Davis Perry (R), Maryanne Lewis (I), James A. Sheets (I), and Joe van Nes (Bring Home Troops).<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
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On November 2, 2010, Keating won election to the [[U.S. House of Representatives]], defeating Jeffrey Davis Perry ([[Republican|R]]), Maryanne Lewis ([[Independent]]), James A. Sheets ([[Independent]]), Joe van Nes (Bring Home Troops), and the write-in candidates.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
  
 
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|candidate4 = James A. Sheets
 
|candidate4 = James A. Sheets
 
|candidate5 = Joe van Nes
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
[[File:Bill Keating 2010 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Keating's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
 
[[File:Bill Keating 2010 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Keating's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
Keating won election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Keating's campaign committee raised a total of $1,508,869 and spent $1,505,516.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?id=MA10&cycle=2010 ''Open Secrets'' "2010 Race: Massachusetts District 10," Accessed December 2, 2011]</ref>
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Keating won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2010. During that election cycle, Keating's campaign committee raised a total of $1,508,869 and spent $1,505,516.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?id=MA10&cycle=2010 ''Open Secrets'' "2010 Race: Massachusetts District 10," Accessed December 2, 2011]</ref>
 
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Keating and his wife, Tevis, have two children.<ref name="bio">[http://keating.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=18&Itemid=8 ''Official House website'' "Biography," Accessed December 2, 2011]</ref>
 
Keating and his wife, Tevis, have two children.<ref name="bio">[http://keating.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=18&Itemid=8 ''Official House website'' "Biography," Accessed December 2, 2011]</ref>
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://keating.house.gov Official House website]
 
*[http://keating.house.gov Official House website]
 
*[http://www.billkeating.org/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://www.billkeating.org/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/usrepbillkeating/ Official Flickr account]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/user/RepBillKeating Official Youtube channel]
  
 
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Revision as of 15:35, 19 April 2012

Bill Keating
William Keating.jpg
U.S. House, Massachusetts, District 10
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2011-present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Norwood District Attorney
1999-2010
Massachusetts State Senate
1985-1998
Massachusetts House of Representatives
1977-1984
Education
Bachelor'sBoston College
Master'sBoston College
J.D.Suffolk University
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 6, 1952
Place of birthNorwood, Massachusetts
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
William R. "Bill" Keating (b. September 6, 1952) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Massachusetts. Keating represents Massachusetts' 10th congressional district and was first elected to the House in 2010.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Keating is a "centrist Democratic follower".[1]

Biography

After earning his bachelor's degree, Keating went into politics as a 23-year-old representative in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He served in that chamber for seven years and went on to be elected to the Massachusetts Senate. Keating also earned his master's degree and J.D., passing the Massachusetts bar. In the decade between serving in the state senate and being elected to the U.S. House, Keating worked as the Norwood District Attorney.[2]

Career

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-12

Keating is a member of the following House committees:[3]

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

December 2011

Keating voted with the Democratic Party 91.5% of the time, which ranked 127 among the 192 House Democratic members as of December 2011.[4]

Elections

2012

See also: Redistricting in Massachusetts and United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts, 2012

Keating is running for re-election in 2012. He has been redistricted to the 8th congressional district of Massachusetts, but has announced that he will move to and seek re-election in the newly created 9th congressional district of Massachusetts.[5]

2010

On November 2, 2010, Keating won election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Jeffrey Davis Perry (R), Maryanne Lewis (Independent), James A. Sheets (Independent), Joe van Nes (Bring Home Troops), and the write-in candidates.[6]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Massachusetts, Congressional District 10, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam R. Keating 46.9% 132,743
     Republican Jeffrey Davis Perry 42.4% 120,029
     Independent Maryanne Lewis 5.9% 16,705
     Independent James A. Sheets 3.7% 10,445
     Bring Home Troops Joe van Nes 1.1% 3,084
     Write-in 0.1% 191
Total Votes 283,197

Campaign donors

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

Keating won election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Keating's campaign committee raised a total of $1,508,869 and spent $1,505,516.[7]

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Personal

Keating and his wife, Tevis, have two children.[2]

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Delahunt
U.S. House of Representatives - Massachusetts, District 10
2011-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Norwood District Attorney
1999-2010
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Massachusetts State Senate
1985-1998
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Massachusetts House of Representatives
1977-1984
Succeeded by
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