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{{tnr}}'''John Delaney''' (b. April 16, 1963) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[United States House of Representatives]] representing [[Maryland's 6th congressional district]]. Delaney was first elected to the House on  [[Maryland's 6th congressional district elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]] and is currently serving his first term. <ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Maryland"]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''John Delaney''' (b. April 16, 1963) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[United States House of Representatives]] representing [[Maryland's 6th congressional district]]. Delaney was first elected to the House on  [[Maryland's 6th congressional district elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]] and is currently serving his first term. <ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico,'' "2012 Election Map, Maryland"]</ref>
 
Delaney is set to run for re-election in [[Maryland's 6th congressional district]] in the general election on [[Maryland's 6th congressional district elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]].
 
Delaney is set to run for re-election in [[Maryland's 6th congressional district]] in the general election on [[Maryland's 6th congressional district elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]].
  
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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Delaney was born in New Jersey. Neither of his parents attended college: his mother was a homemaker and his father was an electrician. His father's union members helped pool money to provide a scholarship for Delaney to attend college. His net worth between $52 million and $232 million makes him the fourth richest member of Congress.<ref name="nj">[http://nationaljournal.com/congress-legacy/maryland-6th-house-district-20121101 ''National Journal'' "Maryland, 6th House District Seat: John Delaney (D)," November 6, 2012]</ref>
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Delaney was born in New Jersey. Neither of his parents attended college: his mother was a homemaker and his father was an electrician. His father's union members helped pool money to provide a scholarship for Delaney to attend college. His net worth between $52 million and $232 million makes him the fourth richest member of Congress.<ref name="nj">[http://nationaljournal.com/congress-legacy/maryland-6th-house-district-20121101 ''National Journal,'' "Maryland, 6th House District Seat: John Delaney (D)," Accessed November 6, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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===Endorsements===
 
===Endorsements===
 
====2012====
 
====2012====
Delaney has received endorsements from former President [[Bill Clinton]], [http://www.washingtonpost.com/ The Washington Post], and [[U.S. House|representative]] from the [[Maryland's 4th congressional district elections, 2012|4th district]] [[Donna Edwards]].<ref>[http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bal-6th-congressional-district-election-guide-2012-20120323,0,3336662.htmlstory ''Baltimore Sun'' "6th congressional district election guide 2012" Accessed March 25, 2012]</ref>
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Delaney has received endorsements from former President [[Bill Clinton]], [http://www.washingtonpost.com/ The Washington Post], and [[U.S. House|representative]] from the [[Maryland's 4th congressional district elections, 2012|4th district]] [[Donna Edwards]].<ref>[http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bal-6th-congressional-district-election-guide-2012-20120323,0,3336662.htmlstory ''Baltimore Sun,'' "6th congressional district election guide 2012," Accessed March 25, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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Delaney ran 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 Maryland, 2012|Maryland's]] [[Maryland's 6th congressional district elections, 2012|6th District]].  He defeated [[Milad Pooran]], [[Robert Garagiola]], [[Charles Bailey]], and [[Ron Little]] in the [[Maryland's 6th congressional district elections, 2012|Democratic primary]] on April 3, 2012.<ref name="primary"/> He defeated incumbent [[Roscoe Bartlett]] (R) and [[Nickolaus Mueller]] (L) in the November 6, 2012 general election.
 
Delaney ran 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 Maryland, 2012|Maryland's]] [[Maryland's 6th congressional district elections, 2012|6th District]].  He defeated [[Milad Pooran]], [[Robert Garagiola]], [[Charles Bailey]], and [[Ron Little]] in the [[Maryland's 6th congressional district elections, 2012|Democratic primary]] on April 3, 2012.<ref name="primary"/> He defeated incumbent [[Roscoe Bartlett]] (R) and [[Nickolaus Mueller]] (L) in the November 6, 2012 general election.
  
The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run was January 11, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.state.md.us/elections/2012/results/primary/gen_results_2012_3_00806.html Maryland State Board of Elections "2012 Primary Results"]</ref>
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The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run was January 11, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.state.md.us/elections/2012/results/primary/gen_results_2012_3_00806.html ''Maryland State Board of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Results"]</ref>
 
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====General election====
 
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
[[File:John_Delaney-2012_donor_breakdown.png‎|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Delaney's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
 
[[File:John_Delaney-2012_donor_breakdown.png‎|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Delaney's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
Delaney won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Delaney's campaign committee raised a total of $4,426,868 and spent $4,423,738 .<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00033897&cycle=2012&newMem=Y ''Open Secrets'' "2012 Re-Election Cycle," Accessed February 16, 2013]</ref>
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Delaney won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Delaney's campaign committee raised a total of $4,426,868 and spent $4,423,738 .<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00033897&cycle=2012&newMem=Y ''Open Secrets,'' "2012 Re-Election Cycle," Accessed February 16, 2013]</ref>
 
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===Lifetime voting record===
 
===Lifetime voting record===
 
::''See also: [[Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
::''See also: [[Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Delaney is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|centrist Democratic follower]]" as of June 24, 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/person.xpd?id=400222 ''Gov Track'' "John Delaney," Accessed June 24, 2013]</ref>
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Delaney is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|centrist Democratic follower]]" as of June 24, 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/person.xpd?id=400222 ''GovTrack,'' "John Delaney," Accessed June 24, 2013]</ref>
  
 
===Net worth===
 
===Net worth===
 
:: ''See also: [[Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
====2011====
 
====2011====
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', Delaney's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $46,886,140 and $231,164,999 . This averages to $139,025,569. This is higher than the $5,107,874 average net worth for Democratic representatives in 2011. <ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00033897&year=2011''OpenSecrets.org'', "Delaney, (D-Maine), 2011"]</ref>
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', Delaney's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $46,886,140 and $231,164,999 . This averages to $139,025,569. This is higher than the $5,107,874 average net worth for Democratic representatives in 2011. <ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00033897&year=2011''OpenSecrets.org,'' "Delaney, (D-Maine), 2011"]</ref>
  
 
===Voting with party===
 
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Delaney and his wife, April McClain-Delaney, have four daughters. <ref name="bio">[http://www.delaney2012.com/about-john/ ''John Delaney for Congress'' "About John" Accessed January 16, 2012] </ref>
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Delaney and his wife, April McClain-Delaney, have four daughters. <ref name="bio">[http://www.delaney2012.com/about-john/ ''John Delaney for Congress,'' "About John," Accessed January 16, 2012] </ref>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 09:54, 18 July 2013

John Delaney
John Delaney.jpg
U.S. House, Maryland, District 6
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorRoscoe Bartlett (R)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$4,426,868
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sColumbia University
J.D.Georgetown Law School
Personal
BirthdayApril 16, 1963
Place of birthNew Jersey
ProfessionCommercial Banker
Net worth$139,025,569
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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John Delaney (b. April 16, 1963) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives representing Maryland's 6th congressional district. Delaney was first elected to the House on November 6, 2012 and is currently serving his first term. [1]

Delaney is set to run for re-election in Maryland's 6th congressional district in the general election on November 4, 2014.

Prior to his congressional career Delaney founded two New York Stock Exchange companies as well as Blueprint Maryland, a non-profit organization who's focus is the creation of jobs in Maryland's private sector.[2]

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Delaney is a more moderate left of center Democratic Party vote. As a result, he may break with the Democratic Party line more than his fellow members.

Biography

Delaney was born in New Jersey. Neither of his parents attended college: his mother was a homemaker and his father was an electrician. His father's union members helped pool money to provide a scholarship for Delaney to attend college. His net worth between $52 million and $232 million makes him the fourth richest member of Congress.[3]

Education: [2]

  • Columbia University
  • Georgetown Law School

Career

  • Blueprint Maryland, founded in 2011[2]
  • CapitalSource, founded in 2000[2]
  • Healthcare Financial Partners, founded in 1993[3]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Delaney serves on the following committees:[4]

Joint Economic Committee

Issues

Endorsements

2012

Delaney has received endorsements from former President Bill Clinton, The Washington Post, and representative from the 4th district Donna Edwards.[5]

Elections

2012

See also: Maryland's 6th congressional district elections, 2012

Delaney ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Maryland's 6th District. He defeated Milad Pooran, Robert Garagiola, Charles Bailey, and Ron Little in the Democratic primary on April 3, 2012.[6] He defeated incumbent Roscoe Bartlett (R) and Nickolaus Mueller (L) in the November 6, 2012 general election.

The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was January 11, 2012.[7]

General election

U.S. House, Maryland District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Delaney 58.8% 181,921
     Republican Roscoe Bartlett Incumbent 37.9% 117,313
     Libertarian Nickolaus Mueller 3.2% 9,916
     N/A Other Write-ins 0.1% 399
Total Votes 309,549
Source: Maryland State Board of Elections "Representative in Congress"

John Delane, "Jump Rope"[8]

Democratic primary

U.S. House, Maryland, District 6 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Delaney 54.2% 20,414
Charles Bailey 4.2% 1,572
Rob Garagiola 29.1% 10,981
Ron Little 3% 1,131
Milad Pooran 9.5% 3,590
Total Votes 37,688

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Delaney is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Delaney raised a total of $4,426,868 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 16, 2013.[9]

John Delaney's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 U.S. House (Maryland, District 6) Won $4,426,868
Grand Total Raised $4,426,868

2012

Breakdown of the source of Delaney's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Delaney won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Delaney's campaign committee raised a total of $4,426,868 and spent $4,423,738 .[10]

Analysis

Lifetime voting record

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Delaney is a "centrist Democratic follower" as of June 24, 2013.[11]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

2011

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Delaney's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $46,886,140 and $231,164,999 . This averages to $139,025,569. This is higher than the $5,107,874 average net worth for Democratic representatives in 2011. [12]

Voting with party

June 2013

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, John Delaney has voted with the Democratic Party 92.7% of the time, which ranked 103 among the 201 House Democratic members as of June 2013.[13]

Personal

Delaney and his wife, April McClain-Delaney, have four daughters. [2]

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Roscoe Bartlett (R)
U.S. House of Representatives - Maryland District 6
2013-Present
Succeeded by
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