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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.
 
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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===2010===
 
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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>
 
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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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008, Altmire won re-election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Melissa A. Hart in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2008election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008"]</ref>
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===2006===
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On November 7, 2010, Altmire won election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Melissa A. Hart in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2006election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006"]</ref>
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|winner1 =Jason Altmire
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Revision as of 16:56, 24 March 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

Jason Altmire 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

2008

On November 4, 2008, Altmire won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Melissa A. Hart in the general election.[5]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 4 Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJason Altmire Incumbent 55.9% 186,536
     Republican Melissa A. Hart 44.1% 147,411
Total Votes 333,947

2006

On November 7, 2010, Altmire won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Melissa A. Hart in the general election.[6]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 4 Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJason Altmire Incumbent 51.9% 131,847
     Republican Melissa A. Hart 48.1% 122,049
Total Votes 253,896

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.[7]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

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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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