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==Career==
 
==Career==
Below is an abbreviated outline of Gibbs's academic, professional and political career:<ref name=bio>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000563 ''Biographical Directory of the U.S. COngress'' "Gibbs," Accessed June 20, 2013</ref>
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Below is an abbreviated outline of Gibbs' academic, professional and political career:<ref name=bio>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000563 ''Biographical Directory of the U.S. COngress'' "Gibbs," Accessed June 20, 2013</ref>
 
*2011-Present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], [[Ohio's 18th congressional district]]
 
*2011-Present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], [[Ohio's 18th congressional district]]
 
*2009-2010: [[Ohio State Senate]]
 
*2009-2010: [[Ohio State Senate]]
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====Economy====
 
====Economy====
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=====Government shutdown=====
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:: ''See also: [[United States budget debate, 2013]]''
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{{support vote}}
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On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll504.xml ''Clerk of the U.S. House,'' "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref> At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. [[Harry Reid]] rejected the call to conference.<ref>[http://www.buzzfeed.com/katenocera/government-shutdown-how-we-got-here?bffb ''Buzzfeed'', "Government Shutdown: How We Got Here," accessed October 1, 2013]</ref> Gibbs voted in favor of the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll504.xml ''Clerk of the U.S. House,'' "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref>
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{{oppose vote}} The shutdown finally ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the [[United States Senate|Senate]]. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funds the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by [[United States Senate|Senate Democrats]] was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-effort-to-end-fiscal-crisis-collapses-leaving-senate-to-forge-last-minute-solution/2013/10/16/1e8bb150-364d-11e3-be86-6aeaa439845b_story_1.html ''The Washington Post'', "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013]</ref> The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from [[Republican]] members. Gibbs voted against HR 2775.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll550.xml ''U.S. House,'' "Final vote results for Roll Call 550," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref>
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=====Federal Statutory Pay Adjustment Elimination=====
 
=====Federal Statutory Pay Adjustment Elimination=====
 
{{Support vote}} Gibbs voted for HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees. The bill passed the House on February 15, 2013, with a vote of 261 - 154. The bill would prevent a 0.5% pay increase for all federal workers from taking effect, saving the federal government $11 billion over 10 years.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/42596#.UjdQCD9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart,'' "HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
 
{{Support vote}} Gibbs voted for HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees. The bill passed the House on February 15, 2013, with a vote of 261 - 154. The bill would prevent a 0.5% pay increase for all federal workers from taking effect, saving the federal government $11 billion over 10 years.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/42596#.UjdQCD9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart,'' "HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
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Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the [[United States Congress elections, 2014|2014 elections season]]. Below are Gibbs’ reports.<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H0OH18077 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Bob Gibbs Summary Report," Accessed August 1, 2013]</ref>
 
Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the [[United States Congress elections, 2014|2014 elections season]]. Below are Gibbs’ reports.<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H0OH18077 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Bob Gibbs Summary Report," Accessed August 1, 2013]</ref>
  
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|Report 1 = April Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/068/13940552068/13940552068.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Bob Gibbs April Quarterly," Accessed August 1st, 2013]</ref>
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|Date 1 =April 15, 2013
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|Beginning Balance 1 = 234651.89
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|Total Contributions 1 = 87263.17
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|Expenditures 1= 36344.33
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|Cash on Hand 1 = 285570.73
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|Report 2 =July Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/988/13964078988/13964078988.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Bob Gibbs July Quarterly," Accessed July 30, 2013]</ref>
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|Date 2 =July 15, 2013
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|Beginning Balance 2 = 285570.00
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|Total Contributions 2 = 294554.94
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|Expenditures 2= 51014.25
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|Cash on Hand 2 = 529110.69
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===2012===
 
===2012===
[[File:Bob Gibbs 2012 Donor Breakdown.png|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Gibbs's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
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[[File:Bob Gibbs 2012 Donor Breakdown.png|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Gibbs' campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
Gibbs won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Gibbs's campaign committee raised a total of $1,550,088 and spent $1,347,806.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00031128&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "Bob Gibbs 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 4, 2013]</ref>
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Gibbs won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Gibbs' campaign committee raised a total of $1,550,088 and spent $1,347,806.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00031128&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "Bob Gibbs 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 4, 2013]</ref>
 
====Cost per vote====
 
====Cost per vote====
 
Gibbs spent $7.57 per vote received in 2012.
 
Gibbs spent $7.57 per vote received in 2012.
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===2010===
 
===2010===
Gibbs won election to the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Gibbs's campaign committee raised a total of $1,123,244 and spent $1,090,872.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00031128&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Bob Gibbs 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref>
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Gibbs won election to the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Gibbs' campaign committee raised a total of $1,123,244 and spent $1,090,872.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00031128&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Bob Gibbs 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref>
  
 
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
 
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
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:: ''See also: [[Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
====2011====
 
====2011====
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Gibbs's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $669,050 to $2,345,998. That averages to $1,507,524, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican House members in 2011 of $7,859,232. His average net worth increased by 16.27% from 2010.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00031128&year=2011 ''OpenSecrets.org'' "Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), 2011," accessed February 22, 2013]</ref>
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Gibbs' net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $669,050 to $2,345,998. That averages to $1,507,524, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican House members in 2011 of $7,859,232. His average net worth increased by 16.27% from 2010.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00031128&year=2011 ''OpenSecrets.org'' "Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), 2011," accessed February 22, 2013]</ref>
  
 
====2010====
 
====2010====
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Gibbs's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $533,041 to $2,059,998. This averages out to $1,296,519.50 which was lower than the average net worth of Republicans in 2010 of $7,561,133.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00031128&year=2010 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), 2010," Accessed September 25, 2012]</ref>
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Gibbs' net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $533,041 to $2,059,998. This averages out to $1,296,519.50 which was lower than the average net worth of Republicans in 2010 of $7,561,133.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00031128&year=2010 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), 2010," Accessed September 25, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===National Journal vote ratings===
 
===National Journal vote ratings===
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==See also==
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*[[United States House of Representatives]]
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*[[United States congressional delegations from Ohio]]
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*[[Ohio's 7th congressional district elections, 2014]]
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*[[Ohio's 7th congressional district]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://gibbs.house.gov/ Official House website]
 
*[http://gibbs.house.gov/ Official House website]
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Bob Gibbs
Bob Gibbs.jpg
U.S. House, Ohio, District 7
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
PredecessorSteve Austria (R)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Cost per vote$7.57 in 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$2,673,332
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Ohio State Senate
2009-2010
Ohio House of Representatives
2003-2008
Education
Bachelor'sOhio State University Agriculture Technology Institute
Personal
BirthdayJune 14, 1954
Place of birthPeru, Indiana
ProfessionTechnician, Farmer, Small Business Owner
Net worth$1,507,524
ReligionUnited Methodist Church
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Bob Gibbs (b. June 14, 1954, in Peru, Indiana) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Ohio. Gibbs represents Ohio's 7th congressional district. He was first elected in 2010, representing Ohio's 18th congressional district. Due to redistricting, he won re-election to the 7th district in 2012.

Prior to his election to the U.S. House, Gibbs served in the Ohio State Senate and the Ohio House of Representatives.[1]

Gibbs is set to run for re-election to the U.S. House in 2014.

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Gibbs is an average Republican member of Congress, meaning he will vote with the Republican Party on the majority of bills.

Biography

Gibbs was born in Peru, Indiana. He earned an A.A.S. from Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute in 1974.[2]

Career

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

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Gibbs serves on the following committees:[3]

  • Committee on Agriculture
    • Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry
    • Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition
    • Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
  • Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
    • Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
    • Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
    • Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials

2011-2012

Gibbs served on the following committees:[4]

  • Agriculture Committee
    • Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
    • Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry
  • Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
    • Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
    • Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
    • Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management

Issues

Legislative actions

113th Congress

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The 113th Congress has had 55 out of 5,401 introduced bills enacted into law (1%) as of November 30, 2013. Comparatively, the 112th Congress had 1.14% of introduced bills enacted into law in the first session.[5] For more information pertaining to Gibbs's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.[6]

National security

National Defense Authorization Act

Voted "Yes" Gibbs voted for HR 1960 - the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill passed the House on June 14, 2013, with a vote of 315 - 108. Both parties were somewhat divided on the vote.[7]

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations

Voted "Yes" Gibbs voted for HR 2217 - the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 that was largely along party lines.[8]

Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

Voted "Yes" Gibbs voted for HR 624 - the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. The bill passed the House on April 18, 2013, with a vote of 288 - 127. The bill would allow federal intelligence agencies to share cybersecurity intelligence and information with private entities and utilities. The bill was largely supported by Republicans but divided the Democratic Party.[9]

Economy

Government shutdown
See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Voted "Yes" On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.[10] At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. Harry Reid rejected the call to conference.[11] Gibbs voted in favor of the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[12]

Voted "No" The shutdown finally ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the Senate. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funds the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.[13] The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from Republican members. Gibbs voted against HR 2775.[14]

Federal Statutory Pay Adjustment Elimination

Voted "Yes" Gibbs voted for HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees. The bill passed the House on February 15, 2013, with a vote of 261 - 154. The bill would prevent a 0.5% pay increase for all federal workers from taking effect, saving the federal government $11 billion over 10 years.[15]

Immigration

Morton Memos Enforcement Prohibition

Voted "Yes" Gibbs voted for House Amendment 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order. The amendment was adopted by the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 224 - 201. The purpose of the amendment as stated on the official text is to "prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the Morton Memos." These memos would have granted administrative amnesty to certain illegal aliens residing in the United States.[16] The vote largely followed party lines.[17]

Healthcare

Health Care Reform Rules

Voted "Yes" Gibbs voted for House Amendment 450 - Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The amendment was adopted by the House on August 2, 2013, with a vote of 227-185. The amendment requires that all changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act be approved by Congress before taking effect. The vote was largely along party lines.[18]

Social issues

Abortion

Voted "Yes" Gibbs voted for HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The resolution passed the House on June 18, 2013, with a vote of 228 - 196 that largely followed party lines. The purpose of the bill is to ban abortions that would take place 20 or more weeks after fertilization.[19]

Previous congressional sessions

Fiscal Cliff

Voted "No" Gibbs voted against the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. He was 1 of 151 Republicans that voted against the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257 - 167 vote on January 1, 2013.[20]

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio's 7th congressional district elections, 2014

Gibbs is a member of the National Republican Congressional Committee's Patriot Program. The program is designed to assist vulnerable Republican incumbents heading into the 2014 election.[21]

2012

See also: Ohio's 7th congressional district elections, 2012

Gibbs won re-election to the U.S. House, to represent Ohio's 7th District. He defeated Hombre Liggett in the March 6 Republican primary and faced Joyce Healy-Abrams in the general election on November 6, 2012.[22]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Ohio in 2012 as 1 of the 10 states that could have determined whether Democrats retook the House or Republicans held their majority in 2013.[23] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[23]

U.S. House, Ohio District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Joyce Healy-Abrams 43.6% 137,708
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Gibbs Incumbent 56.4% 178,104
Total Votes 315,812
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, Ohio's 7th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBob Gibbs Incumbent 79.9% 54,067
Hombre Liggett 20.1% 13,621
Total Votes 67,688

Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gibbs is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Gibbs raised a total of $2,673,332 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 25, 2013.[25]

Bob Gibbs's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 U.S. House of Representatives (Ohio District 7) Won $1,550,088
2010 U.S. House of Representatives (Ohio District 18) Won $1,123,244
Grand Total Raised $2,673,332

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Gibbs’ reports.[26]

Bob Gibbs (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[27]April 15, 2013$234,651.89$87,263.17$(36,344.33)$285,570.73
July Quarterly[28]July 15, 2013$285,570.00$294,554.94$(51,014.25)$529,110.69
October Quarterly[29]October 14, 2013$529,110.69$264,324.34$(57,471.95)$735,963.08
Year-End Quarterly[30]December 31, 2013$735,963.00$59,950.00$(39,657.00)$756,255.00
Running totals
$706,092.45$(184,487.53)

2012

Breakdown of the source of Gibbs' campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Gibbs won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Gibbs' campaign committee raised a total of $1,550,088 and spent $1,347,806.[31]

Cost per vote

Gibbs spent $7.57 per vote received in 2012.

2010

Gibbs won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Gibbs' campaign committee raised a total of $1,123,244 and spent $1,090,872.[32]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House, Ohio District 7, 2010 - Bob Gibbs Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,123,244
Total Spent $1,090,872
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $2,686,942
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $2,931,978
Top contributors to Bob Gibbs's campaign committee
Allied Machine & Engineering$28,800
Murray Energy$22,259
Rosebud Mining$11,050
Ohio Farmers Insurance Co$10,750
Oxford Mining Co$10,400
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Mining$111,959
Leadership PACs$79,400
Oil & Gas$62,500
Retired$46,729
Construction Services$36,650

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

See also: GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Gibbs is a "rank-and-file Republican," as of June 20, 2013.[33]

Like-minded colleagues

The website OpenCongress tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.[34]

Gibbs most often votes with:

Gibbs least often votes with:

Lifetime voting record

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

According to the website GovTrack, Gibbs missed 10 of 1,714 roll call votes from Jan 2011 to Apr 2013, which is 0.6% of votes during that period. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving.[35]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Gibbs paid his congressional staff a total of $854,569 in 2011. Overall, Ohio ranked 30th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[36]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

2011

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Gibbs' net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $669,050 to $2,345,998. That averages to $1,507,524, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican House members in 2011 of $7,859,232. His average net worth increased by 16.27% from 2010.[37]

2010

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Gibbs' net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $533,041 to $2,059,998. This averages out to $1,296,519.50 which was lower than the average net worth of Republicans in 2010 of $7,561,133.[38]

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

2012

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Gibbs tied with one other member of the U.S. House of Representatives, ranking 64th in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.[39]

2011

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Gibbs was tied with two other members of the U.S. House of Representatives, ranking 26th in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.[40]

Voting with party

2013

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Gibbs has voted with the Republican Party 98.4% of the time, which ranked 17th among the 234 House Republican members as of June 2013.[41]

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See also

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000563 Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress "Gibbs," Accessed June 20, 2013
  2. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress "GIBBS, Bob, (1954 - )"
  3. CQ.com, "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"
  4. Congressman Bob Gibbs, 18th District of Ohio "Committee Assignments"
  5. Congressional Record, "Resume of Congressional Activity, First Session of the 112th Congress," accessed September 5, 2013
  6. Congressional Record, "Resume of Congressional Activity, Second Session of the 113th Congress," accessed March 4, 2014
  7. Project Vote Smart, "HR 1960 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  8. Project Vote Smart, "HR 2217 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  9. Project Vote Smart, "HR 624 - Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  10. Clerk of the U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013
  11. Buzzfeed, "Government Shutdown: How We Got Here," accessed October 1, 2013
  12. Clerk of the U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013
  13. The Washington Post, "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013
  14. U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 550," accessed October 31, 2013
  15. Project Vote Smart, "HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  16. The Library of Congress, "H.AMDT.136," accessed September 16, 2013
  17. Project Vote Smart, "H Amdt 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  18. Project Votesmart, "H Amdt 450 - Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  19. Project Vote Smart, "HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  20. U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
  21. The Washington Post, "11 House Republicans named to incumbent-protection program," April 22, 2013
  22. Politico "2012 Election Map, Ohio"
  23. 23.0 23.1 Washington Post "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" Accessed April 25, 2012
  24. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  25. Open Secrets "Career Fundraising for Bob Gibbs" Accessed March 2013
  26. Federal Election Commission "Bob Gibbs Summary Report," Accessed August 1, 2013
  27. Federal Election Commission, "Bob Gibbs April Quarterly," accessed August 1, 2013
  28. Federal Election Commission, "Bob Gibbs July Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  29. Federal Election Commission, "Bob Gibbs October Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2013
  30. Federal Election Commission, "Bob Gibbs Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 7, 2014
  31. Open Secrets "Bob Gibbs 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 4, 2013
  32. Open Secrets "Bob Gibbs 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011
  33. Gov Track "Bob Gibbs," Accessed June 20, 2013
  34. OpenCongress, "Bob Gibbs," Accessed August 8, 2013
  35. GovTrack, "Bob Gibbs" Accessed April 2013
  36. LegiStorm, "Bob Gibbs," Accessed September 25, 2012
  37. OpenSecrets.org "Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), 2011," accessed February 22, 2013
  38. OpenSecrets.org, "Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), 2010," Accessed September 25, 2012
  39. National Journal, "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," March 7, 2013
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Political offices
Preceded by
Steve Austria
U.S. House of Representatives - Ohio, District 7
2013–Present
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Preceded by
Zack Space
U.S. House of Representatives - Ohio, District 18
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Now Defunct
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Ohio State Senate
2009-2010
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Ohio House of Representatives
2003-2008
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