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David McKinley

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David McKinley
David McKinley.jpg
U.S. House of Representatives, West Virginia, 1st District
In office
January 3, 2011-present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
Chairman, West Virginia Republican Party
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
West Virginia House of Representatives
Bachelor'sPurdue University
BirthdayMarch 28, 1947
Place of birthWheeling, WV
Office website
Campaign website
David B. McKinley (b. March 28, 1947) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of West Virginia. McKinley represents the 1st congressional district of West Virginia and was first elected to the House in 2010.


After earning his bachelor's in civil engineering from Purdue University, McKinley work in construction and then started an architectural engineering firm in West Virginia.[1]


Committee assignments

U.S. House


McKinley is a member of the following House committees[2]:


Political positions

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

McKinley voted with the Republican Party 90.8% of the time, which ranked 177 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[3]



On November 2, 2010, McKinley won election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Mike Oliverio (D).[4]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, West Virginia, Congressional District 1, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid B. McKinley 50.4% 90,660
     Democratic Mike Oliverio 49.6% 89,220
Total Votes 179,880

Campaign donors

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

McKinley won election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, McKinley's campaign committee raised a total of $1,783,039 and spent $1,705,724.[5]

U.S. House of Representatives, West Virginia, 1st District, 2010 - David McKinley Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,783,039
Total Spent $1,705,724
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $1,449,376
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $1,447,147
Top contributors to David McKinley's campaign committee
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee


McKinley is married to Mary Gerkin and has four children and six grandchildren.[1]

External links


Political offices
Preceded by
Alan Mollohan
U.S. House of Representatives - West Virginia, 1st District
Succeeded by