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Nan Hayworth

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Nan Hayworth
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U.S. House, New York, District 19
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPrinceton University
M.D.Cornell University
Personal
BirthdayDecember 14, 1959
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
ProfessionPhysician
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Nan Alison Sutter Hayworth (b. December 14, 1959) is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Hayworth was elected by voters from New York's 19th congressional district. She is running for re-election in 2012.

Biography

Hayworth was born in Chicago, Illinois. She earned a B.A. from Princeton University in 1981, and an M.D. from Cornell University in 1985.[1]

Career

After earning her degrees, Hayworth worked as an opthalmologist, both at her own practice and as a partner in the Mount Kisco Medical Group. Hayworth also served as an attending physician at Northern Westchester Hospital and as an Instructor and Assistant Clinical Professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.[2]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Hayworth serves on the following committees:[3]

  • Financial Services Committee
    • Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises
    • Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology
    • Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations[4]

Issues

Political positions

Specific Votes

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Nan Hayworth has voted with the Republican Party 89.9% of the time, which ranked 200th among the 242 House Republican members as of December 2011.[5]

Presidential preference

2012

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

Nan Hayworth endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [6]

Elections

See also: New York's 19th congressional district elections, 2012

Hayworth is running for re-election in 2012. The Cook Political Report has rated the race a tossup.[7]

2010

On November 2, 2010, Hayworth was elected to the United States House. She also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party tickets. She defeated John J. Hall (D).[8]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 19 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngNan Hayworth 51% 109,956
     Democratic John J. Hall Incumbent 45.8% 98,766
     Blank/Scattering 3.3% 7,016
Total Votes 215,738

Campaign donors

2010

Breakdown of the source of Hayworth's campaign funds before the 2010 election.
Hayworth was elected to the U.S. House in 2010. Her campaign committee raised a total of $2,182,668 and spent $2,129,637.[9]
U.S. House, New York, 2010 - Nan Hayworth Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $2,182,668
Total Spent $2,129,637
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $2,173,257
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $2,292,623
Top contributors to Nan Hayworth's campaign committee
Mount Kisco Medical Group$78,550
Vestar Capital Partners$70,000
Elliott Management$25,499
Club for Growth$23,528
Credit Suisse Group$14,400
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Health Professionals$225,900
Securities & Investment$141,133
Health Services/HMOs$100,400
Lawyers/Law Firms$89,935
Leadership PACs$78,900

Personal

Hayworth has been a resident of New York’s 19th congressional district since 1988. She and her husband, Dr. Scott Hayworth, live in Bedford with their two sons, Will and Jack, both of whom attended Bedford Central public schools.[10]

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
John Hall
U.S. House of Representatives - New York District 19
2011–Present
Succeeded by
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