Bill Shuster

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Bill Shuster
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U.S. House of Representatives,
Pennsylvania, 9th District
Incumbent
In office
2001-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 13
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedMay 15, 2001
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sDickinson College
Master'sAmerican University, 1987
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 10, 1961
Place of birthMcKeesport, PA
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website

Bill Shuster (b. January 10, 1961) is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Pennsylvania. Shuster was first elected in 2001.

Career

  • 1983: Graduated from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa.
  • 1987: Graduated from American University, Washington, D.C.
  • 2001-Present: U.S Representative from Pennsylvania

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

  • Armed Services
    • Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces
    • Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
    • Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
    • Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
    • Subcommittee on Highways and Transit

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

Bill Shuster voted with the Republican Party 94.1% of the time, which ranked 64 among the 242 House Republican members as of December 2011.[1]

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, Shuster won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Tom Conners in the general election.[2]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 9 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Shuster Incumbent 73.1% 141,904
     Democrat Tom Conners 26.9% 52,322
Total Votes 194,226

Campaign donors

2010

Shuster won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Shuster's campaign committee raised a total of $852,099 and spent $805,206.[3]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 9 Election, 2010 - Bill Shuster Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $852,099
Total Spent $805,206
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $0
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $0
Top contributors to Bill Shuster's campaign committee
New Enterprise Stone & Lime$21,300
Norfolk Southern$11,500
Union Pacific Corp$11,000
Berkshire Hathaway$10,000
Comcast Corp$10,000
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Railroads$49,000
Building Materials & Equipment$48,400
Electric Utilities$44,400
Construction Services$36,250
General Contractors$31,566

Personal

Bill Shuster is married to Rebecca. They have 2 children.

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Bud Shuster
U.S. House of Representatives - Pennsylvania District 9
2001–present
Succeeded by
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