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Joyce won the election.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/ohio/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Ohio"]</ref> Joyce ran 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 Ohio, 2012|Ohio's]] [[Ohio's 14th congressional district elections, 2012|14th District]]. Joyce was appointed as the replacement nominee on the [[Republican]] ticket, after incumbent  [[Steven C. LaTourette]] announced on July 31, 2012, that he would be retiring in 2012, rather than seeking re-election.<ref>[http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2012/08/northeast_ohio_gop_leaders_cho.html ''Cleveland.com'' "Northeast Ohio GOP leaders choose David Joyce to replace outgoing Rep. Steve LaTourette on ballot (updated)" Accessed August 13, 2012]</ref><ref name="hill">[http://thehill.com/homenews/house/241261-latourette-retires-says-partisan-toll-grew-too-heavy ''The Hill'' "Rep. LaTourette retires, says partisan 'toll' growing too heavy" Accessed August 3, 2012]</ref><ref name="roll">[http://atr.rollcall.com/ohio-steven-latourette-jolts-gop-democrats-are-hopeful/ ''Roll Call'' "Ohio: Steven LaTourette Jolts GOP; Democrats Are Hopeful" Accessed August 3, 2012]</ref> Joyce ran against [[Dale Virgil Blanchard]] ([[Democratic|D]]), [[Elaine R. Mastromatteo]] ([[Green Party|G]]), and [[David Macko]] ([[Libertarian|L]]) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
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Joyce won the election.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/ohio/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Ohio"]</ref> Joyce ran 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 Ohio, 2012|Ohio's]] [[Ohio's 14th congressional district elections, 2012|14th District]]. Joyce was appointed as the replacement nominee on the [[Republican]] ticket, after incumbent  [[Steven C. LaTourette]] announced on July 31, 2012, that he would be retiring in 2012, rather than seeking re-election.<ref>[http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2012/08/northeast_ohio_gop_leaders_cho.html ''Cleveland.com'' "Northeast Ohio GOP leaders choose David Joyce to replace outgoing Rep. Steve LaTourette on ballot (updated)" Accessed August 13, 2012]</ref><ref name="hill">[http://thehill.com/homenews/house/241261-latourette-retires-says-partisan-toll-grew-too-heavy ''The Hill'' "Rep. LaTourette retires, says partisan 'toll' growing too heavy" Accessed August 3, 2012]</ref><ref name="roll">[http://atr.rollcall.com/ohio-steven-latourette-jolts-gop-democrats-are-hopeful/ ''Roll Call'' "Ohio: Steven LaTourette Jolts GOP; Democrats Are Hopeful" Accessed August 3, 2012]</ref> Joyce ran against [[Dale Virgil Blanchard]] ([[Democratic|D]]), [[Elaine R. Mastromatteo]] ([[Green Party|G]]) and [[David Macko]] ([[Libertarian|L]]) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
 
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David Joyce
David Joyce.jpg
U.S. House, Ohio, District 14
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
PredecessorSteven C. LaTourette (R)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$952,655
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Prosecutor, Geauga County
1988-Present
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Dayton
J.D.University of Dayton
Personal
BirthdayMarch 17, 1957
ProfessionLawyer
Net worth$3,158,557
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
David Joyce is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Ohio. Joyce was first elected in 2012 to represent the 14th Congressional District of Ohio.

Joyce was appointed as the replacement nominee on the Republican ticket, after incumbent Steven C. LaTourette announced on July 31, 2012, that he would be retiring in 2012, rather than seeking re-election.[1][2][3]

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

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Joyce's academic, professional and political career:[4]

  • 1988-Present: Prosecutor, Geauga County
  • 1985-1988: Public defender, Geauga County, Ohio
  • 1983-1984: Public defender, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
  • 1980-1982: Attended University of Dayton, earned a J.D.
  • 1975-1979: Attended University of Dayton, earned a B.S.

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Joyce serves on the following committees:[5]

  • Committee on Appropriations
    • Subcommittee on Interior, Environment
    • Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education
    • Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development

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 percent) as of November 30, 2013. Comparatively, the 112th Congress had 1.14 percent of introduced bills enacted into law in the first session.[6] For more information pertaining to Joyce's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.[7]

National security

National Defense Authorization Act

Voted "Yes" Joyce 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.[8]

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations

Voted "Yes" Joyce 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.[9]

Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

Voted "Yes" Joyce 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.[10]

Economy

Federal Statutory Pay Adjustment Elimination

Voted "Yes" Joyce 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.[11]

Immigration

Morton Memos Enforcement Prohibition

Voted "Yes" Joyce 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.[12] The vote largely followed party lines.[13]

Healthcare

Health Care Reform Rules

Voted "Yes" Joyce 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.[14]

Social issues

Abortion

Voted "Yes" Joyce 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.[15]

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio's 14th congressional district elections, 2014

Joyce 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.[16]

2012

See also: Ohio's 14th congressional district elections, 2012

Joyce won the election.[17] Joyce ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Ohio's 14th District. Joyce was appointed as the replacement nominee on the Republican ticket, after incumbent Steven C. LaTourette announced on July 31, 2012, that he would be retiring in 2012, rather than seeking re-election.[18][2][3] Joyce ran against Dale Virgil Blanchard (D), Elaine R. Mastromatteo (G) and David Macko (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.

U.S. House, Ohio District 14 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Dale Virgil Blanchard 38.7% 131,637
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Joyce 54% 183,657
     Libertarian David Macko 3.4% 11,536
     Green Elaine R. Mastromatteo 3.8% 13,038
Total Votes 339,868
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Joyce is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Joyce raised a total of $952,655 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 25, 2013.[19]

David Joyce's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 U.S. House of Representatives (Ohio District 14) Won $952,655
Grand Total Raised $952,655

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 Joyce’s reports.[20]

David Joyce (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[21]April 15, 2013$280,451.03$243,028.45$(60,105.59)$463,373.89
July Quarterly[22]July 15, 2013$463,373.89$406,146.37$(83,194.02)$786,326.24
Running totals
$649,174.82$(143,299.61)


2012

Breakdown of the source of Joyce's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Joyce won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Joyce's campaign committee raised a total of $952,655 and spent $672,204.[23]

Cost per vote

Joyce spent $3.67 per vote received in 2012.

Analysis

Voting with party

2013

David Joyce voted with the Republican Party 93.5% of the time, which ranked 188th among the 234 House Republican members as of June 2013.[24]

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.[25]

Joyce most often votes with:

Joyce least often votes with:

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, Joyce missed 3 of 108 roll call votes from Jan 2013 to Apr 2013, which is 2.8% of votes during that period. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving.[26]

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, Joyce's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $1,562,115 to $4,755,000. That averages to $3,158,557, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican House members in 2011 of $7,859,232.[27]

Personal

Joyce is married to wife Kelly, they have three children together.[4]

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References

  1. Cleveland.com "Northeast Ohio GOP leaders choose David Joyce to replace outgoing Rep. Steve LaTourette on ballot (updated)" Accessed August 13, 2012
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Hill "Rep. LaTourette retires, says partisan 'toll' growing too heavy" Accessed August 3, 2012
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roll Call "Ohio: Steven LaTourette Jolts GOP; Democrats Are Hopeful" Accessed August 3, 2012
  4. 4.0 4.1 National Journal, "Ohio, 14th House District," November 7, 2012
  5. CQ.com, "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"
  6. Congressional Record, "Resume of Congressional Activity, First Session of the 112th Congress," accessed September 5, 2013
  7. Congressional Record, "Resume of Congressional Activity, Second Session of the 113th Congress," accessed March 4, 2014
  8. Project Vote Smart, "HR 1960 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  9. Project Vote Smart, "HR 2217 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  10. Project Vote Smart, "HR 624 - Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  11. Project Vote Smart, "HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  12. The Library of Congress, "H.AMDT.136," accessed September 16, 2013
  13. Project Vote Smart, "H Amdt 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  14. 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
  15. Project Vote Smart, "HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  16. The Washington Post, "11 House Republicans named to incumbent-protection program," April 22, 2013
  17. Politico "2012 Election Map, Ohio"
  18. Cleveland.com "Northeast Ohio GOP leaders choose David Joyce to replace outgoing Rep. Steve LaTourette on ballot (updated)" Accessed August 13, 2012
  19. Open Secrets "Career Fundraising for David Joyce" Accessed March 2013
  20. Federal Election Commission "David Joyce Summary Report," Accessed August 1, 2013
  21. Federal Election Commission "David Joyce April Quarterly," Accessed August 1st, 2013
  22. Federal Election Commission "David Joyce July Quarterly," Accessed July 30, 2013
  23. Open Secrets "David Joyce 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 4, 2013
  24. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
  25. OpenCongress, "David Joyce," Accessed August 8, 2013
  26. GovTrack, "David Joyce" Accessed April 2013
  27. OpenSecrets.org "David P Joyce (R-Ohio), 2011," accessed February 22, 2013
Political offices
Preceded by
Steven C. LaTourette
U.S. House of Representatives - Ohio District 14
2013–present
Succeeded by
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