Jackie Speier

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 03:56, 27 January 2012 by Jlhaas (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Jackie Speier
Jackie Speier.jpg
U.S. House, California, District 12
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Majority Whip, California State Assembly
1988-1992
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedApril 8, 2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
California State Senate
1999-2006
California State Assembly
1987-1996
San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
1980-1984
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of California-Davis, 1972
J.D.Hastings College of Law, University of California, 1976
Personal
Place of birthSan Francisco, CA
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Jackie Speier is a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing California's 12th congressional district. Speier was first elected to the House in 2008.

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Speier's academic, professional and political career:[1]

  • 1972: Graduated from University of California, Davis with B.A.
  • 1976: Graduated from University of California Hastings School of Law with J.D.
  • 1973-1978: Staff, United States Representative Leo Joseph Ryan
  • 1980-1986: San Mateo County supervisor
  • 1986-1998: California State Assembly
  • 1998-2006: California State Senate
  • 2006: Unsuccessful candidate for Lieutenant Governor of California
  • 2008-Present: U.S Representative from California

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Jackie Speier voted with the Democratic Party 92.1% of the time, which ranked 115 among the 192 House Democratic members as of 2011.[2]

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, Speier won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Mike Moloney and Mark Paul Williams in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, California District 12 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJackie Speier Incumbent 75.6% 152,044
     Republican Mike Moloney 22.1% 44,475
     Libertarian Mark Paul Williams 2.3% 4,611
Total Votes 201,130

Campaign donors

2010

Speier won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Speier's campaign committee raised a total of $1,060,953 and spent $772,791.[4]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House, California District 12, 2010 - Jackie Speier Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,060,953
Total Spent $772,791
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $0
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $0
Top contributors to Jackie Speier's campaign committee
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy$22,600
Roche Holdings$10,500
AFLAC Inc$10,000
Air Line Pilots Assn$10,000
American College of Emergency Physicians$10,000
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Insurance$71,712
Lawyers/Law Firms$62,950
Health Professionals$61,150
Retired$59,100
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$51,200

Personal

Speier and her husband, Barry, have two children.

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Tom Lantos
U.S. House - California District 12
2008-Present
Succeeded by
-