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

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Bill Shuster has 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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