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Revision as of 06:22, 18 May 2012

Michael F. Doyle
Michael Doyle.jpg
U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 14
Incumbent
In office
1995-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 19
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 6, 1994
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Council Member, Swissvale Borough Council
1977-1981
Education
Bachelor'sPennsylvania State University, 1975
Personal
BirthdayAugust 5, 1953
Place of birthPittsburgh, PA
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website

Michael F. Doyle (b. August 5, 1953) is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Pennsylvania. Doyle was first elected in 1994.

Career

  • 1975: Graduated from Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pa.
  • 1977-1981: Served as a member of the Swissvale, Pa., Borough Council
  • 1979-1994: Chief of staff to Pennsylvania state senator Frank Pecora
  • 1995-Present: U.S Representative from Pennsylvania

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

  • Energy and Commerce
    • Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
    • Subcommittee on Energy and Power

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

Michael F. Doyle voted with the Democratic Party 93.5% of the time, which ranked 62 among the 192 House Democratic members as of December 2011.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district elections, 2012

Doyle is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Pennsylvania's 14th District. He defeated Janis Brooks in the April 24, 2012 Democratic Primary and will face Hans Lessmann (R) in the November 6, 2012 general election.[2]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania in 2012 as one of the states that could determine whether Democrats retake the House or Republicans will hold its majority in 2013.[3] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[3]

2010

On November 2, 2010, Doyle won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Melissa Haluszczak and Ed Bortz in the general election.[4]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael F. Doyle Incumbent 68.8% 122,073
     Republican Melissa Haluszczak 28.2% 49,997
     Green Ed Bortz 3% 5,400
Total Votes 177,470

Campaign donors

2010

Doyle won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Doyle's campaign committee raised a total of $726,537 and spent $953,031.[5]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District Election, 2010 - Michael Doyle (Pennsylvania Congress) Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $726,537
Total Spent $953,031
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $61,137
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $57,171
Top contributors to Michael Doyle (Pennsylvania Congress)'s campaign committee
American Assn for Justice$10,000
Carpenters & Joiners Union$10,000
Comcast Corp$10,000
Exelon Corp$10,000
National Auto Dealers Assn$10,000
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Electric Utilities$75,000
Building Trade Unions$47,500
Lawyers/Law Firms$42,144
Industrial Unions$38,500
Public Sector Unions$30,500

Personal

Doyle is married to Susan. They have 4 children.

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Rick Santorum
U.S. House of Representatives - Pennsylvania District 18
1995–2003
Succeeded by
Tim Murphy
Preceded by
William J. Coyne
U.S. House of Representatives - Pennsylvania District 14
2003–present
Succeeded by
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