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Due to redistricting, Young is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 2012|Florida's]] [[Florida's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|13th District]]. Young is seeking re-election on the Republican ticket.<ref>[http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/republican-cw-bill-young-may-be-vulnerable-but-no-democrat-is-opposing-him/1199402 ''TampaBay.com: St. Petersburg Times'' "Republican C.W. Bill Young may be vulnerable, but no Democrat is opposing him for re-election" Accessed December 2, 2011] </ref> [[Jessica Ehrlich]] is running as a Democrat. The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] is May 7, 2012, with the primary taking place on August 14, 2012.
 
Due to redistricting, Young is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 2012|Florida's]] [[Florida's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|13th District]]. Young is seeking re-election on the Republican ticket.<ref>[http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/republican-cw-bill-young-may-be-vulnerable-but-no-democrat-is-opposing-him/1199402 ''TampaBay.com: St. Petersburg Times'' "Republican C.W. Bill Young may be vulnerable, but no Democrat is opposing him for re-election" Accessed December 2, 2011] </ref> [[Jessica Ehrlich]] is running as a Democrat. The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] is May 7, 2012, with the primary taking place on August 14, 2012.
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Young is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|rank-and-file Republican]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/c_w_young/400439 ''Gov Track'' "Young" Accessed May 14, 2012]</ref>
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
Young was born near Harmarville, [[Pennsylvania]], a suburb of Pittsburgh, moved to the St. Petersburg area at the age of 15. He served in the Army National Guard from 1948 to 1957. <ref name="biography"/>
 
Young was born near Harmarville, [[Pennsylvania]], a suburb of Pittsburgh, moved to the St. Petersburg area at the age of 15. He served in the Army National Guard from 1948 to 1957. <ref name="biography"/>

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C.W. Bill Young
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U.S. House, Florida, District 10
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 1971-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2012
Years in position 43
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Florida State Senate, Minority Leader
1966-1970
Compensation
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
Last election2010
First elected1970
Next general2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Florida State Senate
1961-1970
Military service
Service/branchArmy National Guard
Years of service1948-1957
Personal
BirthdayDecember 16, 1930
Place of birthHarmarville, Pennsylvania
ProfessionInsurance Executive
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Charles William "Bill" Young (b. December 16, 1930) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Young was elected by voters from Florida's 10th congressional district.

Due to redistricting, Young is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Florida's 13th District. Young is seeking re-election on the Republican ticket.[1] Jessica Ehrlich is running as a Democrat. The signature filing deadline is May 7, 2012, with the primary taking place on August 14, 2012.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Young is a "rank-and-file Republican".[2]

Biography

Young was born near Harmarville, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh, moved to the St. Petersburg area at the age of 15. He served in the Army National Guard from 1948 to 1957. [3]

Young is currently the longest-serving Republican member of Congress.He is the senior member of the Florida congressional delegation and is the senior Republican in the entire Congress, House and Senate. He has now served over 50 years in public office (10 in the Florida State Senate and 41 in the United States Congress) and has worked with eight Presidents of the United States.[3]

Career

Young also worked as an insurance executive.

Committee assignments

U.S. House of Representatives

2011-2012

Issues

Political Positions

Percentage voting with party

C.W. Bill Young voted with the Republican Party 89 of the time, which ranked 203 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[5]

Elections

2012

See also: Florida's 13th congressional district elections, 2012
C.W. Bill Young for House campaign logo.

Due to redistricting, Young is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Florida's 13th District. Young is seeking re-election on the Republican ticket. Jessica Ehrlich is running as a Democrat. The signature filing deadline is May 7, 2012, with the primary taking place on August 14, 2012.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Young won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Charlie Justice (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House of Representatives, Florida's 10th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngC.W. Bill Young Incumbent 65.9% 137,943
     Democratic Charlie Justice 34.1% 71,313
Total Votes 209,256

Campaign donors

2010

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

Young won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Young's campaign committee raised a total of $697,978 and spent $965,475.[7]

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Personal

Congressman Young and his wife Beverly have three adult sons, Rob, Billy, and Patrick.[3]

External Links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Andy Ireland
U.S. House of Representatives - Florida, District 10
1993–Present
Succeeded by
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U.S. House of Representatives - Florida, District 8
1983-1993
Succeeded by
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U.S. House of Representatives - Florida, District 6
1973-1983
Succeeded by
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U.S. House of Representatives - Florida, District 8
1971-1973
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Florida State Senate
1961-1970
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