Mark Meadows (North Carolina)

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Mark Meadows
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U.S. House, North Carolina, District 11
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
PredecessorHeath Shuler (D)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$1,107,284
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Florida
Personal
BirthdayJuly 28, 1959
Place of birthVerdun, France
ProfessionReal Estate Developer
Net worth$6,846,016
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Mark Meadows is a Republican member of the U.S. House representing the 11th Congressional District of North Carolina. He was first elected on November 6th, 2012.[1]

Biography

Meadows was born in Verdun, France at a Army Field Hospital. His father was in the army and his mother was a surgical nurse. He attended high school in the Tampa, Florida, area. He graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in business management. He and his wife moved to North Carolina in 1986.[2]

Career

  • 1990-present: Real-estate developer[2]
  • 1986-1990: Owner, sandwich shop[2]
  • 1983-1986: Director, customer relations and public safety, Tampa Electric[2]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Meadows serves on the following committees:[3]

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina's 11th congressional district elections, 2012

Meadows ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing North Carolina's 11th District. Meadows defeated Vance Patterson in the July 17 primary runoff election.[4]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the states that could have determined whether Democrats retook the House or Republicans held their majority in 2013.[5] North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.[5]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 11 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Hayden Rogers 42.6% 141,107
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Meadows 57.4% 190,319
Total Votes 331,426
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Primary results

The primary took place on May 8, 2012.[6]

U.S. House of Representatives-North Carolina, District 11 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Meadows 37.8% 35,733
Vance Patterson 23.6% 22,306
Jeff Hunt 14.1% 13,353
Ethan Wingfield 11.3% 10,697
Susan Harris 6.2% 5,825
Kenny West 4.2% 3,970
Spence Campbell 1.9% 1,799
Chris Petrella 0.8% 778
Total Votes 94,461

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Meadows is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Meadows raised a total of $1,107,284 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 16, 2013.[7]

Mark Meadows (North Carolina)'s Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 U.S. House (North Carolina, District 11) Won $1,107,284
Grand Total Raised $1,107,284

2012

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

Meadow won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Meadow's campaign committee raised a total of $1,107,284 and spent $1,092,850.[8]

Analysis

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, Meadows missed 1 of 108 roll call votes from Jan 2013 to Apr 2013, which is 0.9% of votes during that period. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving.[9]

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, Meadows' net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $1,674,034 to $12,017,998. That averages to $6,846,016, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican House members in 2011 of $7,859,232.[10]

Personal

Meadows and his wife Debbie have two children.[2]

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External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Heath Shuler
U.S. House of Representatives - North Carolina District 11
2013–Present
Succeeded by
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