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{{tnr}}'''Bob Gibbs''' (b. June 14, 1954) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Ohio]]. Gibbs represents [[Ohio's 18th congressional district]] and was first elected in 2010.
 
{{tnr}}'''Bob Gibbs''' (b. June 14, 1954) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Ohio]]. Gibbs represents [[Ohio's 18th congressional district]] and was first elected in 2010.
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Gibbs is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|rank-and-file Republican]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/bob_gibbs/412463 ''Gov Track'' "Bob Gibbs" Accessed April 20, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
Gibbs was born in Peru, [[Indiana]]. He earned an A.A.S. from [[Ohio]] State University Agricultural Technical Institute in 1974.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000563 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "GIBBS, Bob, (1954 - )"]</ref>
 
Gibbs was born in Peru, [[Indiana]]. He earned an A.A.S. from [[Ohio]] State University Agricultural Technical Institute in 1974.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000563 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "GIBBS, Bob, (1954 - )"]</ref>
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==Career==
 
==Career==
*2011-Present: U.S. Representative from [[Ohio]]
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*2011-Present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], [[Ohio's 18th congressional district]]
 
*2009-2010: [[Ohio State Senate]]
 
*2009-2010: [[Ohio State Senate]]
 
*2003-2009: [[Ohio House of Representatives]]
 
*2003-2009: [[Ohio House of Representatives]]
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====2011-2012====
 
====2011-2012====
 
Gibbs serves on the following committees:<ref>[http://gibbs.house.gov/about-me/committees ''Congressman Bob Gibbs, 18th District of Ohio'' "Committee Assignments"]</ref>
 
Gibbs serves on the following committees:<ref>[http://gibbs.house.gov/about-me/committees ''Congressman Bob Gibbs, 18th District of Ohio'' "Committee Assignments"]</ref>
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture|Agriculture]]
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture|Agriculture Committee]]
 
**Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
 
**Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
 
**Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry
 
**Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure|Transportation and Infrastructure]]
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure|Transportation and Infrastructure Committee]]
 
Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
 
Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
 
**Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
 
**Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
 
**Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
 
**Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Political positions===
 
===Political positions===
 
====Percentage voting with party====
 
====Percentage voting with party====
 
 
{{Congress vote percent
 
{{Congress vote percent
 
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:: ''See also: [[Ohio's 7th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Ohio's 7th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Gibbs is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Ohio, 2012|Ohio's]] [[Ohio's 7th congressional district elections, 2012|7th District]]. He defeated [[Hombre Liggett]] in the March 6 Republican primary and will face [[Joyce Healy-Abrams]] in the November 6, 2012 general election.
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Gibbs is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Ohio, 2012|Ohio's]] [[Ohio's 7th congressional district elections, 2012|7th District]]. He defeated [[Hombre Liggett]] in the March 6 [[Republican]] primary and will face [[Joyce Healy-Abrams]] in the November 6, 2012 general election.
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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{{Election box 2010
 
{{Election box 2010
 
|Chamber= U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 18 Election
 
|Chamber= U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 18 Election
|party1=Republican
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|party1= Republican
|party2=Democrat
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|party2= Democrat
|party3=Constitution
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|party3= Constitution
|party4=Write-in
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|party4= Write-in
|winner1 =Bob Gibbs
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|winner1 = Bob Gibbs
 
|Inc1 = N
 
|Inc1 = N
 
|candidate2 = Zachary T. Space
 
|candidate2 = Zachary T. Space
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*[http://gibbs.house.gov/ Official House website]
 
*[http://gibbs.house.gov/ Official House website]
 
{{CongLinks | congbio = G000563 | votesmart = 45466 | washpo = Bob_Gibbs | govtrack = 412463 | opencong = 412463_Bob_Gibbs | c-span = bobgibbs | ontheissues = OH/Bob_Gibbs.htm | surge = 216187 | legistorm = 2784/Rep_Bob_Gibbs_OH.html | fec = H0OH18077 | opensecrets = N00031128&newMem=Y | followthemoney = | nyt = | findagrave = | fb = RepBobGibbs | twitter = repbobgibbs}}
 
{{CongLinks | congbio = G000563 | votesmart = 45466 | washpo = Bob_Gibbs | govtrack = 412463 | opencong = 412463_Bob_Gibbs | c-span = bobgibbs | ontheissues = OH/Bob_Gibbs.htm | surge = 216187 | legistorm = 2784/Rep_Bob_Gibbs_OH.html | fec = H0OH18077 | opensecrets = N00031128&newMem=Y | followthemoney = | nyt = | findagrave = | fb = RepBobGibbs | twitter = repbobgibbs}}
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*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/republicanconference/ Official Flickr account]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/user/RepBobGibbs Official Youtube channel]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Revision as of 16:52, 20 April 2012

Bob Gibbs
Bob Gibbs.jpg
U.S. House, Ohio, District 18
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
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
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
ReligionUnited Methodist Church
Websites
Office website
Bob Gibbs (b. June 14, 1954) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Ohio. Gibbs represents Ohio's 18th congressional district and was first elected in 2010.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Gibbs is a "rank-and-file Republican".[1]

Biography

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

Career

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Gibbs serves on the following committees:[3]

Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment

    • Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
    • Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management

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, Bob Gibbs has voted with the Republican Party 96.6% of the time, which ranked 5 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[4]

Elections

2012

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

Gibbs is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, to represent Ohio's 7th District. He defeated Hombre Liggett in the March 6 Republican primary and will face Joyce Healy-Abrams in the November 6, 2012 general election.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Gibbs won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Zachary T. Space (D), Lindsey Dean Sutton (Constitution), and Mark Pitrone (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 18 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Gibbs 53.9% 107,426
     Democrat Zachary T. Space 40.5% 80,756
     Constitution Lindsey Dean Sutton 5.6% 11,246
     Write-in Mark Pitrone 0% 20
Total Votes 199,448

Campaign donors

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.[6]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 18 Election, 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

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Personal

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Zack Space
U.S. House of Representatives - Ohio, District 18
2011–Present
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Ohio State Senate
2009-2010
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Ohio House of Representatives
2003-2008
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