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

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.[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 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.[3]

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

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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