Daniel Webster

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Daniel Webster
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U.S. House, Florida, 8th District
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
First elected2010
Next general2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Florida House of Representatives, 39th District
1980-1982
Florida State Senate, 12th District
1998-2002
Florida State Senate
2002-2008
Education
Bachelor'sGeorgia Institute of Technology (1971)
Personal
BirthdayApril 27, 1949
Place of birthCharleston, West Virginia
ProfessionAir Conditioning Contractor
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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.

Biography

Webster was born in Charleston, West Virginia and raised in Orlando, Florida.[1] He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he was student government chaplain from 1970 to 1971.[2] He graduated in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. [3]

Career

Committee Assignments

U.S. House of Representatives

2011-2012

Issues

Personal Positions

Percentage voting with party

Daniel Webster voted with the Republican Party 94 of the time, which ranked 55 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[5]

Elections

2010

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.[6]

U.S. House of Representatives, Florida's 8th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Webster 56.1% 123,586
     Democratic Alan Grayson 38.2% 84,167
     Tea Party Peg Dunmire 3.8% 8,337
     Independent George L. Metcalfe 1.9% 4,143
     Independent Steven J. Gerritzen 0% 11
Total Votes 220,244

Campaign Donors

2010

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

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 .[7]

Personal

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. [4] Webster lives in Winter Park, Florida.[8]

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Alan Grayson
U.S. House of Representatives - Florida District 8
2011–present
Succeeded by
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