Michael Doyle (Pennsylvania Congress)

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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

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.[2]

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.[3]

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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