Difference between revisions of "Michael Doyle (Pennsylvania Congress)"
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|Michael F. Doyle|
|U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 14|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||20|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 6, 1994|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Council Member, Swissvale Borough Council|
|Bachelor's||Pennsylvania State University, 1975|
|Date of birth||August 5, 1953|
|Place of birth||Pittsburgh, PA|
- 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
- Energy and Commerce
- Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
- Subcommittee on Energy and Power
Doyle ran 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 faced Hans Lessmann (R) in the November 6, 2012 general election.
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. Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list. 
|U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania-District 14 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Michael F. Doyle Incumbent||80.1%||50,323|
|U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District Election, 2010|
|Democratic||Michael F. Doyle Incumbent||68.8%||122,073|
|Michael Doyle (2012) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|July Quarterly||July 15, 2012||$309,147.60||$130,713.80||$(146,631.43)||$293,229.97|
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.
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 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|
|National Auto Dealers Assn||$10,000|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Building Trade Unions||$47,500|
|Public Sector Unions||$30,500|
Congressional Staff Salaries
The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Doyle paid his congressional staff a total of $992,315 in 2011. Overall, Pennsylvania ranks 34th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Doyle's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $15,003 to $334,998. That averages to $175,000.50 which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2010 of $4,465,875.
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.
Doyle is married to Susan. They have 4 children.
- Political profiles:
- Financial (federal level):
- Interest group ratings:
- Issue positions:
- Public statements:
- Voting record:
- Media appearances:
- Politico "2012 House Race Results"
- Gov Track "Doyle" Accessed May 23, 2012
- Pennsylvania Department of State "2012 General Primary Unofficial Returns," April 24, 2012
- Washington Post "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" Accessed April 25, 2012
- Pennsylvania Secretary of State 2012 Official Primary Results
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- Federal Election Commission "Michael Doyle's Summary Report," Accessed July 27, 2012
- Federal Election Commission "Michael Doyle July Quarterly," Accessed July 27, 2012
- Open Secrets "Michael F. Doyle 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011
- LegiStorm, "Mike Doyle," Accessed September 24, 2012
- OpenSecrets.org, "Mike Doyle (D-Pa), 2010," Accessed September 24, 2012
- OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
|U.S. House of Representatives - Pennsylvania District 18
| Succeeded by|
William J. Coyne
|U.S. House of Representatives - Pennsylvania District 14
| Succeeded by|
State of Pennsylvania
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