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David Joyce

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David Joyce
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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

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.[6]

2012

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

Joyce won the election.[7] 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.[8][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.[9]

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

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.[10]

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.[11]

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.[12]

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 - The Center for Responsive Politics, 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.[13]

Personal

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steven C. LaTourette
U.S. House of Representatives - Ohio District 14
2013–present
Succeeded by
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