|U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 7|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|Appointed by||November 2, 2010|
|Birthday||October 20, 1955|
- 1978: Graduated from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
- 1986: Graduated from Temple Law School, Philadelphia, Pa.
- 2001-2008: Served as U.S. attorney
- 1991-1994: Aide to Senator Arlen Specter
- 1996-2001: Delaware County (Pa.) district attorney
- 2011-Present: U.S Representative from Pennsylvania
- Homeland Security
- Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence
- Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
- Oversight and Government Reform
- Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs
- Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform
- Transportation and Infrastructure
- Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
- Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
- Subcommittee on Aviation
Percentage voting with party
The website Open Congress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Patrick Meehan voted with the Republican Party 86.5% of the time, which ranked 223 among the 242 House Republican members in December 2011.
Meehan is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Pennsylvania's 7th District. He was unopposed in the April 24 Republican primary and will face Democrat George Badey in the November 6 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.
Meehan won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Meehan's campaign committee raised a total of $3,031,825 and spent $2,986,713.
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
|U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 7 Election, 2010 - Patrick Meehan Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$1,668,458|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$1,628,783|
|Top contributors to Patrick Meehan's campaign committee|
|Cozen & O'Connor||$40,550|
|Duane Morris LLP||$24,150|
|Conrad O'Brien PC||$23,950|
|Pepper Hamilton LLP||$17,800|
|Morgan, Lewis & Bockius||$15,900|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Securities & Investment||$118,900|
Patrick Meehan is married to Carolyn. They have 3 children.
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- ↑ Open Congress "Voting With Party"
- ↑ Pennsylvania Department of State "2012 General Primary Unofficial Returns," April 24, 2012
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Washington Post "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" Accessed April 25, 2012
- ↑ U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- ↑ Open Secrets "Patrick Meehan 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011
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