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Jason Altmire
Jason Altmire.jpeg
U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 4
In office
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 8
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sFlorida State University, 1990
Master'sGeorge Washington University, 1998
Date of birthMarch 7, 1968
Place of birthKittanning, PA
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.


  • 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


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


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]



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.


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


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:


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

External links


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