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'''Geoff Davis''' is a [[Republican]] representative of the 4th district of [[Kentucky]].
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|Name = Geoff Davis
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|Position = U.S. House of Representatives, Kentucky's 4th Congressional District
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|Status = Incumbent
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|Tenure = January 3, 2005-Present
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|Birthday = October 26, 1958
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|Place of birth = Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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|Profession = Manufacturer, Consultant
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|Religion = Methodist
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|Office website =http://geoffdavis.house.gov/
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|Campaign website =http://geoffdavisforcongress.com/
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{{tnr}}'''Geoffrey C. "Geoff" Davis''' (b. October 26, 1958) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] representing [[Kentucky]]'s 4th congressional district. Davis was first elected to the House in 2004.
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==Biography==
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Davis was born in 1958 in Montreal, Canada, to American parents, and attended high school in West Pittsburgh, PA. He earned his B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and went on to serve in the Army through 1987. Outside of politics, he has also worked as a manufacturer and consultant.<ref name="bioguide">[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000603 ''Biographical Guide to Members of Congress'' "Geoff Davis," Accessed November 12, 2011]</ref>
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==Career==
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Below is an abbreviated outline of Davis' professional and political career<ref name="bioguide"/>:
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*U.S. Army Reserve, 1976-1987
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*U.S. House of Representatives, 4th Congressional District of Kentucky, 2005-Present
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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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Davis serves on the following House committees<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/committee_info/oal.aspx ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "House of Representatives Committee Assignments" Accessed November 12, 2011]</ref>:
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means|Ways and Means Committee]]
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**Subcommittee on Human Resources ''Chairman''
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**Subcommittee on Trade
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==Issues==
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===Political Positions===
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====Percentage voting with party====
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=====November 2011=====
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{{Congress vote percent
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|name=Geoff Davis
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|party= Republican
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|percent=93.6%
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|rank=91
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|total=242
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|chamber=House
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|year=November 2011
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|RHouse=Y
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}}
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==Elections==
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===2010===
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On November 2, 2010, Davis won re-election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated John Waltz (D) in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010" Accessed November 12, 2011]</ref>
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{{Election box 2010
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|Chamber= U.S. House of Representatives, Kentucky's 4th Congressional District, General Election
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|party1=Republican
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|party2=Democratic
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|winner1=Geoff Davis
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|candidate2=John Waltz
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|Inc1=Y
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|votes1 = 151813
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|votes2 = 66694
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}}
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==Campaign Donors==
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===2010===
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[[File:Geoff_Davis_2010_Donor_Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Davis' campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
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Davis won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Davis' campaign committee raised a total of $1,591,164 and spent $1,514,779.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00024862&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Geoff Davis 2010 Re-Election Cycle," Accessed November 12, 2011]</ref>
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{{Congress donor box 2010
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|Chamber = U.S. House of Representatives, Kentucky's 1st Congressional District
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = $1,591,164
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|total spent = $1,514,779
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|opponent raised = $444,682
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|opponent spent = $412,046
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|org1 = Humana Inc
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|org2 = Finmeccanica SpA
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|org3 = Procter & Gamble
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|org4 = Blue Cross/Blue Shield
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|org5 = Honeywell International
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|orgdonor1 = $23,150
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|orgdonor2 = $17,200
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|orgdonor3 = $14,600
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|orgdonor4 = $14,500
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|orgdonor5 = $11,000
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|ind1 = Health Professionals
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|ind2 = Insurance
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|ind3 = Misc Manufacturing & Distributing
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|ind4 = Securities & Investment
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|ind5 = Health Services/HMOs
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|inddonor1 = $141,600
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|inddonor2 = $107,587
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|inddonor3 = $63,550
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|inddonor4 = $55,750
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|inddonor5 = $54,700
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|}}
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==Personal==
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Davis and his wife, Pat, live in Hebron, KY, with their six children.<ref>[http://geoffdavis.house.gov/Biography/ ''Official House Site'' "Biography," Accessed November 12, 2011]</ref>
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==External Links==
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{{CongLinks | congbio = d000603 | votesmart = 35212 | washpo = Geoff_Davis | govtrack = 400633 | opencong = 400633_Geoff_Davis | cspan = 1011405 | ontheissuespath = House/Geoff_Davis.htm | surge = | legistorm = 198/Rep_Geoffrey_C_Davis.html | fec = H2KY04071 | opensecrets = N00024862 | followthemoney = | nyt = | fb = GeoffDavisforCongress| twitter = repgeoffdavis}}
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==References==
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{{succession box | before = Ken Lucas | title = [[U.S. House of Representatives]] - Kentucky District 4 | years = 2005–present | after = - }}
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Revision as of 18:54, 12 November 2011

Geoff Davis
Geoff Davis.jpg
U.S. House of Representatives, Kentucky's 4th Congressional District
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2005-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2004
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sU.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1976-1987
Personal
BirthdayOctober 26, 1958
Place of birthMontreal, Quebec, Canada
ProfessionManufacturer, Consultant
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Geoffrey C. "Geoff" Davis (b. October 26, 1958) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Kentucky's 4th congressional district. Davis was first elected to the House in 2004.

Biography

Davis was born in 1958 in Montreal, Canada, to American parents, and attended high school in West Pittsburgh, PA. He earned his B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and went on to serve in the Army through 1987. Outside of politics, he has also worked as a manufacturer and consultant.[1]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Davis' professional and political career[1]:

  • U.S. Army Reserve, 1976-1987
  • U.S. House of Representatives, 4th Congressional District of Kentucky, 2005-Present

Committee Assignments

U.S. House of Representatives

2011-2012

Davis serves on the following House committees[2]:

Issues

Political Positions

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Geoff Davis has voted with the Republican Party 93.6% of the time, which ranked 91 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[3]

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, Davis won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated John Waltz (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House of Representatives, Kentucky's 4th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGeoff Davis Incumbent 69.5% 151,813
     Democratic John Waltz 30.5% 66,694
Total Votes 218,507

Campaign Donors

2010

Breakdown of the source of Davis' campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Davis won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Davis' campaign committee raised a total of $1,591,164 and spent $1,514,779.[5]

U.S. House of Representatives, Kentucky's 1st Congressional District, 2010 - Geoff Davis Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,591,164
Total Spent $1,514,779
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $444,682
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $412,046
Top contributors to Geoff Davis's campaign committee
Humana Inc$23,150
Finmeccanica SpA$17,200
Procter & Gamble$14,600
Blue Cross/Blue Shield$14,500
Honeywell International$11,000
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Health Professionals$141,600
Insurance$107,587
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$63,550
Securities & Investment$55,750
Health Services/HMOs$54,700

Personal

Davis and his wife, Pat, live in Hebron, KY, with their six children.[6]

External Links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Ken Lucas
U.S. House of Representatives - Kentucky District 4
2005–present
Succeeded by
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