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{{tnr}}'''Michael R. Turner''' (b. January 11, 1960) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Ohio]]. Turner was first elected in 2002 to represent [[Ohio's 3rd congressional district]].  Due to redistricting, he ran for re-election in [[Ohio's 10th congressional district]] in 2012.
 
{{tnr}}'''Michael R. Turner''' (b. January 11, 1960) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Ohio]]. Turner was first elected in 2002 to represent [[Ohio's 3rd congressional district]].  Due to redistricting, he ran for re-election in [[Ohio's 10th congressional district]] in 2012.
  
Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Turner is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|rank-and-file Republican]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/michael_turner/400411 ''Gov Track'' "Turner" Accessed May 23, 2012]</ref>
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==Career==
 
==Career==
 
*1982: Graduated from Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio
 
*1982: Graduated from Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio

Revision as of 10:57, 21 June 2013

Michael R. Turner
Mike Turner,OH.jpg
U.S. House, Ohio, District 10
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
PredecessorDennis J. Kucinich (D)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 5, 2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$6,389,518
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor, City of Dayton
1994-2000
Education
Bachelor'sPolitical Science, Ohio Northern University, 1982
Master'sUniversity of Dayton, 1992
J.D.Case Western University School of Law, 1985
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 11, 1960
Place of birthDayton, OH
Net worth$674,534
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Michael R. Turner (b. January 11, 1960) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Ohio. Turner was first elected in 2002 to represent Ohio's 3rd congressional district. Due to redistricting, he ran for re-election in Ohio's 10th congressional district in 2012.

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Turner is a more moderate right of center Republican Party vote. As a result, he may break with the Republican Party line more than his fellow members.

Career

  • 1982: Graduated from Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio
  • 1985: Graduated from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1992: Graduated from University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
  • 1994-2002: Served as mayor, Dayton, Ohio
  • 2003-Present: U.S Representative from Ohio

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Turner serves on the following committees:[1]

2011-2012

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Michael Turner (Ohio) endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Specific votes

Fiscal Cliff

Voted "No" Turner voted against the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. He was one of 151 Republicans that voted against the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Ohio's 10th congressional district elections, 2012

Turner won the election.[4] Turner was running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, to represent Ohio's 10th District. He faced Sharen Swartz Neuhardt (D) and David Harlow (L) in the November 6, 2012 general election.

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Ohio in 2012 as one of the states that could determine whether Democrats retake the House or Republican holds its majority in 2013.[5] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[5]

U.S. House, Ohio District 10 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Sharen Swartz Neuhardt 37.5% 131,097
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Turner 59.5% 208,201
     Libertarian David Harlow 3% 10,373
Total Votes 349,671
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, Ohio's 10th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Turner Incumbent 80.1% 65,574
John Anderson 17.6% 14,435
Edward Breen 2.2% 1,839
Total Votes 81,848

Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Turner is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Turner raised a total of $6,389,518 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 25, 2013.[11]

Michael Turner (Ohio)'s Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 U.S. House of Representatives (Ohio 10) Won $1,232,450
2010 U.S. House of Representatives (Ohio 3) Won $764,224
2008 U.S. House of Representatives (Ohio 3) Won $1,211,637
2006 U.S. House of Representatives (Ohio 3) Won $1,043,686
2004 U.S. House of Representatives (Ohio 3) Won $1,089,580
2002 U.S. House of Representatives (Ohio 3) Won $1,047,941
Grand Total Raised $6,389,518

Breakdown by Year

2012

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

Turner won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Turner's campaign committee raised a total of $1,232,450 and spent $1,099,375.[12]

2010

Turner won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Turner's campaign committee raised a total of $764,224 and spent $784,265.[13]

His top 5 contributors between 2009 - 2010 were:

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 3 Election, 2010 - Michael Turner (Ohio) Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $764,224
Total Spent $784,265
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $7,332
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $6,170
Top contributors to Michael Turner (Ohio)'s campaign committee
Greentree Group$18,310
Sugar Creek Packing$14,200
Operating Engineers Union$10,000
Raytheon Co$10,000
Kettering Adventist Healthcare$9,750
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Real Estate$49,375
Defense Electronics$36,275
Defense Aerospace$34,200
Computers/Internet$33,050
Misc Defense$31,710

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

See also: GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Turner is a "moderate Republican leader," as of June 21, 2013.[14]

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, Turner missed 127 of 7,680 roll call votes from Jan 2003 to Apr 2013, which is 1.7% of votes during that period. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving.[15]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Turner paid his congressional staff a total of $912,381 in 2011. Overall, Ohio ranked 30th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[16]

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, Turner's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $155,069 to $1,194,000. That averages to $674,534, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican House members in 2011 of $7,859,232. His average net worth decreased by 13.58% from 2010.[17]

2010

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Turner's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $219,071 to $1,342,000. This averages out to $780,535.50 which was lower than the average net worth of Republicans in 2010 of $7,561,133.[18]

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

2012

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Turner tied with two other members of the U.S. House of Representatives, ranking 163rd in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.[19]

2011

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Turner was tied with one other member of the U.S. House of Representatives ranking 203rd in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.[20]

Percentage voting with party

2013

Michael R. Turner voted with the Republican Party 92.4% of the time, which ranked 201 among the 234 House Republican members as of June 2013.[21]

Recent news

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External links


References

  1. CQ.com, "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"
  2. Cincinnati.com, "Romney picks up Mike Turner’s endorsement," January 17, 2012
  3. U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
  4. Politico "2012 Election Map, Ohio"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Washington Post "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" Accessed April 25, 2012
  6. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  7. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. Open Secrets "Career Fundraising for Michael Turner" Accessed March 2013
  12. Open Secrets "Michael Turner 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 4, 2013
  13. Open Secrets "Michael R. Turner 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011
  14. Gov Track "Mike Turner," Accessed June 20, 2013
  15. GovTrack, "Michael Turner" Accessed April 2013
  16. LegiStorm, "Michael R. Turner," Accessed September 25, 2012
  17. OpenSecrets.org "Michael R. Turner (R-Ohio), 2011," accessed February 22, 2013
  18. OpenSecrets.org, "Michael R. Turner (R-Ohio), 2010," Accessed September 25, 2012
  19. National Journal, "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," March 7, 2013
  20. National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
  21. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
Political offices
Preceded by
Dennis J. Kucinich
U.S. House of Representatives - Ohio District 10
2013-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Tony Hall
U.S. House of Representatives - Ohio District 3
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Joyce Beatty (D)