Jon Runyan

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Jon Runyan
Jon Runyan.jpg
U.S. House, New Jersey
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan and University of Pennsylvania (incomplete degree)
Personal
BirthdayNovember 27, 1973
Place of birthFlint, Michigan
ProfessionProfessional football player and sportscaster
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Jon Daniel Runyan (b. November 27, 1973) is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New Jersey. Runyan was elected by voters from New Jersey's 3rd congressional district.

Biography

Runyan was born in Flint, Michigan. From 1992-1995, he studied kinesiology at the University of Michigan on a football scholarship, and later took classes in entrepreneurial management at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.[1]

Career

Runyan was drafted while in college by the Houston Oilers (now the Tennessee Titans) in 1996 and helped the Titans reach the Super Bowl in 2000. Runyan then signed with the Philadelphia Eagles, where he played as an offensive tackle, helping to lead the Eagles to a Super Bowl appearance in 2004. Jon retired from football at the end of the 2010 season.[2]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Runyan serves on the following committees:[3]

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Jon Runyan voted with the Republican Party 92.2% of the time, which ranked 134th among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[4]

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, Runyan was elected to the United States House. He defeated John H. Adler (D), Peter DeStefano (New Jersey Tea Party), Russ Conger (Libertarian), and Lawrence J. Donahue (Your Country Again).[5]

United States House, New Jersey General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank LoBiondo Incumbent 50% 110,215
     Democratic John H. Adler 47.3% 104,252
     New Jersey Tea Party Peter DeStefano 1.5% 3,284
     Libertarian Russ Conger 0.7% 1,445
     Your Country Again Lawrence J. Donahue 0.5% 1,113
Total Votes 220,309

Campaign donors

2010

Breakdown of the source of Runyan's campaign funds before the 2010 election.
Runyan was elected to the U.S. House in 2010. His campaign committee raised a total of $1,523,453 and spent $1,518,073.[6]
U.S. House, New Jersey, 2010 - Jon Runyan Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,523,453
Total Spent $1,518,073
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $3,301,321
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $3,285,638
Top contributors to Jon Runyan's campaign committee
Hill International$12,950
Langer Transport Corp$12,000
Every Republican is Crucial PAC$10,000
Castle Windows$9,600
Nuss Construction$9,600
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Lawyers/Law Firms$118,365
Leadership PACs$78,900
Construction Services$58,000
General Contractors$44,850
Insurance$36,450

Personal

Runyan currently resides in Mount Laurel Township with his wife Loretta and three children, Jon, Jr., Alyssa and Isabella.[7]

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
John Adler
U.S. House of Representatives - New Jersey District 3
2011-Present
Succeeded by
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