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|Name = Daniel Webster
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|Position = U.S. House of Representatives, Florida, 8th District
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|Status = Incumbent
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|Tenure = January 3, 2011-Present
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|Term ends = January 3, 2013
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|Assumed office = 2011
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|Political party = Republican
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|Base salary = $174,000
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|First elected =2010
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|Next election =2012
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|Prior office =[[Florida House of Representatives]], 39th District
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|Prior office years =1980-1982
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|Prior office 2 =[[Florida State Senate]], 12th District
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|Prior office 2 years =1998-2002
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|Prior office 3 =[[Florida State Senate]]
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|Prior office 3 years =2002-2008
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|Bachelor's =Georgia Institute of Technology (1971)
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|Birthday = April 27, 1949
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|Place of birth = Charleston, West Virginia
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|Profession =Air Conditioning Contractor
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|Religion =Southern Baptist
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|Office website =http://webster.house.gov/
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|Campaign website =http://www.electwebster.com/
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{{tnr}}'''Daniel A. "Dan" Webster''' (b. April 27, 1949) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]]. Webster was elected by voters from [[Florida's 8th congressional district]].
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==Biography==
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Webster was born in Charleston, [[West Virginia]] and raised in Orlando, [[Florida]].<ref> [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=DvAvAAAAIBAJ&sjid=kfwDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6753,2745019&dq=daniel+webster+florida&hl=en ''Lakeland Ledger August 14, 1996'' "Webster is Poised to become House Speaker" Accessed October 17, 2011] </ref> He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he was student government chaplain from 1970 to 1971.<ref> [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=DvAvAAAAIBAJ&sjid=kfwDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6753,2745019&dq=daniel+webster+florida&hl=en ''Lakeland Ledger August 14, 1996'' "Webster is Poised to become House Speaker" Accessed October 17, 2011] </ref> He graduated in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. <ref> [http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Representatives/details.aspx?MemberId=2966&SessionId=48 ''Florida House of Representatives'' "Daniel Webster:Biographical Information" Accessed October 17, 2011] </ref>
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==Career==
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*1980-1982: [[Florida House of Representatives]], 39th District<ref name="biography"/>
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**1982-1998: [[Florida House of Representatives]], Speaker of the House
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*1998-2002: [[Florida State Senate]], 12th District<ref name="biography"/>
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*2002-2008: [[Florida State Senate]], 9th District<ref name="biography"/>
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*2011-Present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], Florida, 8th District<ref name="biography"/>
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==Committee Assignments==
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===U.S. House of Representatives===
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====2011-2012====
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* [[United States House of Representatives Committee on Rules]]<ref name="biography"/>
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==Issues==
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====Personal Positions====
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==Elections==
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===2010===
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On November 2, 2010, Webster won election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Alan Grayson (D, Pag Dunmire (I), Georgia L. Metcalfe (I), Steven J. Gerritzen (I) in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2008/2008Stat.htm ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
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{{Election box 2010
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|Chamber= U.S. House of Representatives, Florida's 8th Congressional District, General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2=Democratic
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|party3=Tea Party
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|party4= Independent
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|party5= Independent
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|winner1 = Daniel Webster
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|candidate2 = Alan Grayson
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|candidate3= Peg Dunmire
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|candidate4= George L. Metcalfe
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|candidate5= Steven J. Gerritzen
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|votes1 = 123586
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|votes2 = 84167
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|votes3 = 8337
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|votes4 = 4143
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|votes5 = 11
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==Campaign Donors==
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===2010===
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[[File:Daniel Webster 2010 Donor Breakdown.jpg|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Webster's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
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Webster won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Webster's campaign committee raised a total of $1,821,764  and spent $1,756,775 .<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00026335&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Daniel Webster 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed October 27, 2011]</ref>
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{{Congress donor box 2010
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|Chamber = U.S. House of Representatives, Florida's 8th Congressional District
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = $1,821,764 
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|total spent =$1,756,775
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|opponent raised = $5,928,282
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|opponent spent = $5,459,812
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|org1 = Full Sail
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|org2 = JLR Medical Group
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|org3 = Darden Restaurants
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|org4 = Freedom Project
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|org5 = GOP Generation Y Fund
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|orgdonor1 = $12,000
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|orgdonor2 = $11,000
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|orgdonor3 = $10,900
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|orgdonor4 = $10,000
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|orgdonor5 = $10,000
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|ind1 = Retired
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|ind2 = Leadership PACs
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|ind3 = Lawyers/Law Firms
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|ind4 = Real Estate
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|ind5 = Health Professionals
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|inddonor1 = $130,083
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|inddonor2 = $121,750
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|inddonor3 = $93,850
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|inddonor4 = $83,903
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|inddonor5 = $73,850
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==Personal==
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Webster is married to the former Sandra Jordan of Orlando, and they have six children: David, Brent, Jordan, Elizabeth, John, and Victoria, and seven grandchildren. <ref name="biography"> [http://webster.house.gov/Biography/ ''Congressman Daniel Webster'' "Biography" Accessed October 17, 2011] </ref> Webster lives in Winter Park, Florida.<ref> [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=PCEMAAAAIBAJ&sjid=RFwDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6813,2341858&dq=daniel+webster+florida&hl=en Anita Kumar (March 18, 2005) ''St. Petersburg Times'' "One by One, Options Sink" pg. 9A.] </ref>
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==External Links==
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* {{CongLinks| congbio = W000806 | votesmart = 24302 | washpo = Daniel_Webster | govtrack = 412410 | opencong = 412410_Daniel_Webster | c-span = danwebster | ontheissues = FL/Dan_Webster.htm | surge = | legistorm = 2739/Rep_Daniel_Webster_FL.html | fec = H0FL08208 | opensecrets = N00026335&newMem=Y | followthemoney = 3881 | nyt = | findagrave = |fb=RepWebster |twitter=RepWebster }}
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==References==
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[[category:Current member, U.S. House]]
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[[category:U.S. House, Florida]]
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[[category:Florida]]
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[[category:112th Congress]]
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Latest revision as of 23:49, 22 December 2011

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