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As of April 18, 2012, McHenry had raised $809,100 during the 2012 election cycle, and spent $510,130, leaving him with $323,727 cash on hand. Three of McHenry's top contributors are Wells Fargo, which gave $15,000; and Advance America Cash Advance Centers and Amscot Financial, while both gave $10,000.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00026627&cycle=2012 ''opensecrets.org'' Accessed May 5, 2012]</ref>
 
As of April 18, 2012, McHenry had raised $809,100 during the 2012 election cycle, and spent $510,130, leaving him with $323,727 cash on hand. Three of McHenry's top contributors are Wells Fargo, which gave $15,000; and Advance America Cash Advance Centers and Amscot Financial, while both gave $10,000.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00026627&cycle=2012 ''opensecrets.org'' Accessed May 5, 2012]</ref>
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Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the [[United States Congress elections, 2012|2012 elections season]]. Below are McHenry's reports.<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H4NC10047 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Patrick McHenry's Summary Report," Accessed August 20, 2012]</ref>
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{{Campaign finance reports
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|Name = Patrick McHenry (2012)
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|Political Party = Republican
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|Report 1 = April Quarterly<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/pdf/096/12970964096/12970964096.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Patrick McHenry April Quarterly," Accessed August 20, 2012]</ref>
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|Date 1 = April 15, 2012
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|Beginning Balance 1 = 256817.23
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|Total Contributions 1 = 196256.8
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|Expenditures 1= 105082.28
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|Cash on Hand 1 =347991.75
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|Report 2 =July Quarterly<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/pdf/104/12952474104/12952474104.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Patrick McHenry July Quarterly," Accessed August 20, 2012]</ref>
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|Date 2 =July 15, 2012
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|Beginning Balance 2 =323727.47
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|Total Contributions 2 =141020
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|Expenditures 2=167684.35
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|Cash on Hand 2 =297063.12
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===2010===
 
===2010===

Revision as of 19:26, 20 August 2012

Patrick T. McHenry
Patrick T. McHenry.jpg
U.S. House, North Carolina, District 10
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2005-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2004
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
North Carolina House of Representatives
2002-2004
Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Labor
2001
Education
Bachelor'sBelmont Abbey College
OtherNorth Carolina State University (did not earn degree)
Personal
BirthdayOctober 22, 1975
Place of birthCharlotte, North Carolina
ProfessionRealtor
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Patrick Timothy McHenry (b. October 22, 1975) is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina. McHenry was elected by voters from North Carolina's 10th congressional district. McHenry defeated Ken Fortenberry and Don Peterson in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.[1]

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, McHenry is a "far-right Republican".[2]

Biography

McHenry was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. He attended North Carolina State University, but earned his B.A. from Belmont Abbey College in 1999.[3]

Career

After earning his degree, McHenry worked as a realtor until he was appointed as Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Labor by President George W. Bush in 2001. He also served as a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives from 2002 to 2004.[4]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

McHenry serves on the following committees:[5]

  • Financial Services Committee (Vice Chairwoman)
    • Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology
    • Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
    • Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity[6]
  • Oversight and Government Reform Committee
    • Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs (Chairman)
    • Subcommittee on Health Care, District of Columbia, Census and the National Archives[7]

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, Patrick T. McHenry has voted with the Republican Party 93.9% of the time, which ranked 98th among the 242 House Republican members as of January 2012.[8]

Presidential preference

2012

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

Patrick McHenry endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [9]

Elections

2012

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

McHenry is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing North Carolina's 10th District. Kissell won the nomination on the Republican ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. McHenry defeated Ken Fortenberry and Don Peterson in the May 8, 2012 Republican primary.[1]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the states that could determine whether Democrats retake the House or Republicans will hold its majority in 2013.[10] North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.[10]

2010

On November 2, 2010, McHenry was re-elected to the United States House for a fourth term. He defeated Jeff Gregory (D).[11]

U.S. House, North Carolina Congressional District 10 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick T. McHenry Incumbent 71.2% 130,813
     Democratic Jeff Gregory 28.8% 52,972
Total Votes 183,785

Campaign donors

2012

As of April 18, 2012, McHenry had raised $809,100 during the 2012 election cycle, and spent $510,130, leaving him with $323,727 cash on hand. Three of McHenry's top contributors are Wells Fargo, which gave $15,000; and Advance America Cash Advance Centers and Amscot Financial, while both gave $10,000.[12]

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are McHenry's reports.[13]

Patrick McHenry (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[14]April 15, 2012$256,817.23$196,256.8$(105,082.28)$347,991.75
July Quarterly[15]July 15, 2012$323,727.47$141,020$(167,684.35)$297,063.12
Running totals
$337,276.8$(272,766.63)

2010

Breakdown of the source of McHenry's campaign funds before the 2010 election.
McHenry was re-elected to the U.S. House in 2010 for a fourth term. His campaign committee raised a total of $1,015,155 and spent $886,897.[16]
U.S. House, North Carolina, 2010 - Patrick McHenry Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,015,155
Total Spent $886,897
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $0
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $0
Top contributors to Patrick McHenry's campaign committee
Wells Fargo$15,550
Hk Research$12,000
Deloitte LLP$11,500
AT&T Inc$11,000
American Assn of Orthopaedic Surgeons$10,000
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Health Professionals$80,600
Real Estate$58,616
Insurance$58,450
Commercial Banks$52,850
Accountants$47,796

Personal

McHenry and his wife Giulia live in his hometown of Cherryville, North Carolina.[17]

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Cass Ballenger
U.S. House of Representatives - North Carolina District 10
2005–Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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North Carolina House of Representatives
2002-2004
Succeeded by
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Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Labor
2001
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