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Jason Altmire

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Jason Altmire
Jason Altmire.jpeg
U.S. House of Representatives,
Pennsylvania, 4th District
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, 1990
Master'sGeorge Washington University, 1998
Personal
BirthdayMarch 7, 1968
Place of birthKittanning, PA
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office 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 in 2006.

Career

  • 1990: Graduated from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.
  • 1998: Graduated from George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1991-1996: Staff, United States Representative Pete Peterson of Florida
  • 2007-Present: U.S Representative from Pennsylvania

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

  • Transportation and Infrastructure
    • Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
    • Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
    • Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment

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.[1]

Elections

2010

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

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 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.[3]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 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

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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