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On November 2, 2010, Fitzpatrick won election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Patrick J. Murphy in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
 
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Michael G. Fitzpatrick
Mike Fitzpatrick.jpg
U.S. House of Representatives,
Pennsylvania, 8th District
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Representative, United States House of Representatives
2005-2006
Commissioner, Bucks County Board of Commissioners
1995-2004
Chair, Bucks County Board of Commissioners
1995, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2003
Education
Bachelor'sSaint Thomas University, 1985
J.D.Pennsylvania State University, 1988
Personal
BirthdayJune 28, 1963
Websites
Office website

Michael G. Fitzpatrick (b. June 28, 1963) is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Pennsylvania. Fitzpatrick was first elected in 2010.

Career

  • 1985: Graduated from St. Thomas University, Florida
  • 1988: Graduated from Dickinson School of Law, Pa.
  • 1995-2004: Served as commissioner, Bucks County, Pa.
  • 2005-2007, 2011-Present: U.S Representative from Pennsylvania

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

  • Financial Services
    • Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises
    • Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Michael G. Fitzpatrick has voted with the Republican Party 81.0% of the time, which ranked 236 among the 242 House Republican members as of December 2011.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district elections, 2012

Fitzpatrick is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Pennsylvania's 8th District. He is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Fitzpatrick won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Patrick J. Murphy in the general election.[2]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 8 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael G. Fitzpatrick 53.5% 130,759
     Democrat Patrick J. Murphy Incumbent 46.5% 113,547
Total Votes 244,306

Campaign donors

2010

Fitzpatrick won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Fitzpatrick's campaign committee raised a total of $2,090,793 and spent $2,062,733.[3]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 8 Election, 2010 - Michael G. Fitzpatrick Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $2,090,793
Total Spent $2,062,733
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $4,246,047
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $4,287,244
Top contributors to Michael G. Fitzpatrick's campaign committee
Crown Cork & Seal$15,100
Teletronics Technology$14,000
Gilmore & Assoc$12,350
Sandmeyer Steel$11,150
Fred Beans Auto Group$10,600
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Lawyers/Law Firms$142,951
Retired$123,000
Leadership PACs$83,900
Construction Services$72,020
Real Estate$55,150

Personal

Michael G. Fitzpatrick is married to Kathleen. They have 6 children.

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Patrick Murphy
U.S. House of Representatives - Pennsylvania District 8
2011–present
Succeeded by
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