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|Place of birth = Kittanning, Pennsylvania
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'''Jason Altmire''' (b. March 7, 1968) is a member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Pennsylvania]]. Altmire was first elected in 2006.  
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'''Jason Altmire''' (b. March 7, 1968) is a member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Pennsylvania]]. Altmire was first elected by voters from [[Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district]] in 2006.
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==Biography==
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Altmire was born in Kittanning, [[Pennsylvania]]. He earned his B.S. from [[Florida]] State University in 1990, and his M.H.S.A. from George Washington University in 1998.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=a000362 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "ALTMIRE, Jason, (1968 - )"]</ref>
  
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
*1990: Graduated from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.
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*2007-Present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], [[Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district]]
*1998: Graduated from George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
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*1991-1996: Staff, U.S. Representative Pete Peterson of [[Florida]]
*1991-1996: Staff, United States Representative Pete Peterson of Florida
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*2007-Present: U.S Representative from Pennsylvania
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Altmire has also worked as a professional advocate.
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===U.S. House===
 
===U.S. House===
 
====2011-2012====
 
====2011-2012====
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure|Transportation and Infrastructure]]
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Altmire serves on the following committees:<ref>[http://altmire.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=256&Itemid=50 ''Congressman Jason Altmire, Representing Pennsylvania's Fourth Congressional District'' "Committee Assignments"]</ref>
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce|Education and the Workforce Committee]]
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**Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training
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**Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions (HELP)
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure|Transportation and Infrastructure Committee]]
 
**Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
 
**Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
 
**Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
 
**Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
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:: ''See also: [[Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Altmire is running 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 Pennsylvania, 2012|Pennsylvania's]] [[Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district elections, 2012|4th District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket.
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Altmire is running 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 Pennsylvania, 2012|Pennsylvania's]] [[Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district elections, 2012|4th District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the [[Democratic]] ticket.
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
On November 2, 2010, Altmire won re-election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Keith Rothfus 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"]</ref>
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On November 2, 2010, Altmire won re-election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Keith Rothfus ([[Republican|R]]) 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"]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
Altmire won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Jason Altmire's campaign committee raised a total of $2,503,953 and spent $2,507,513.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00027664&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Jason Altmire 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref>
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Altmire won re-election to the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Jason Altmire's campaign committee raised a total of $2,503,953 and spent $2,507,513.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00027664&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Jason Altmire 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref>
  
 
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
 
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Jason + Altmire + Florida + House'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this official due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*{{CongLinks | congbio = a000362 | votesmart = 59999 | washpo = Jason_Altmire | govtrack = 412231 | opencong = 412231_jason_altmire | cspan = 1022872 | ontheissues = PA/Jason_Altmire.htm | surge = | legistorm = 821/Rep_Jason_Altmire.html | fec = H6PA04110 | opensecrets = N00027664 | followthemoney = | nyt = | findagrave = }}
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*[http://altmire.house.gov/ Official House website]
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*[http://www.jasonaltmire.com/ Official campaign website]
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{{CongLinks | congbio = a000362 | votesmart = 59999 | washpo = Jason_Altmire | govtrack = 412231 | opencong = 412231_jason_altmire | cspan = 1022872 | ontheissues = PA/Jason_Altmire.htm | surge = | legistorm = 821/Rep_Jason_Altmire.html | fec = H6PA04110 | opensecrets = N00027664 | followthemoney = | nyt = | findagrave = | fb = JasonAltmire04 | twitter = RepJasonAltmire}}
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*[http://www.youtube.com/user/congressmanaltmire Official Youtube channel]
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*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/congressmanaltmire/ Official Flickr account]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Revision as of 17:54, 25 February 2012

Jason Altmire
Jason Altmire.jpeg
U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 4
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sFlorida State University
Master'sGeorge Washington University
Personal
BirthdayMarch 7, 1968
Place of birthKittanning, Pennsylvania
ProfessionPolitical Assistant, Professional Advocate
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website

Jason Altmire (b. March 7, 1968) is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Pennsylvania. Altmire was first elected by voters from Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district in 2006.

Biography

Altmire was born in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. He earned his B.S. from Florida State University in 1990, and his M.H.S.A. from George Washington University in 1998.[1]

Career

Altmire has also worked as a professional advocate.

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Altmire serves on the following committees:[2]

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Jason Altmire has voted with the Democratic Party 55.6% of the time, which ranked 191 among the 192 House Democratic members as of December 2011.[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district elections, 2012

Altmire is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Pennsylvania's 4th District. He is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Altmire won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Keith Rothfus (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 4 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJason Altmire Incumbent 50.8% 120,827
     Republican Keith Rothfus 49.2% 116,958
Total Votes 237,785

Campaign donors

2010

Altmire won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Jason Altmire's campaign committee raised a total of $2,503,953 and spent $2,507,513.[5]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 4 Election, 2010 - Jason Altmire Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $2,503,953
Total Spent $2,507,513
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $1,287,104
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $1,262,139
Top contributors to Jason Altmire's campaign committee
Blue Cross/Blue Shield$22,800
Rosebud Mining$22,000
Ibis Tek$19,200
Jennmar Corp$19,200
Humana Inc$15,084
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Health Professionals$135,510
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$117,821
Mining$111,000
Hospitals/Nursing Homes$107,152
Lawyers/Law Firms$102,046

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Jason + Altmire + Florida + House

All stories may not be relevant to this official due to the nature of the search engine.

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Personal

Jason Altmire is married to Kelly. They have 2 children.

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Melissa Hart
U.S. House of Representatives - Pennsylvania, District 4
2007–Present
Succeeded by
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