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|Name = Patrick T. McHenry
 
|Name = Patrick T. McHenry
 
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|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure = January 3, 2005-Present
 
|Tenure = January 3, 2005-Present
|Term ends = January 3, 2013
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|Term ends = January 3, 2015
 
|Assumed office = 2005
 
|Assumed office = 2005
|Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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|Political party = Republican
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|Predecessor = Cass Ballenger (R)
 
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|Base salary = $174,000
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|Base salary = $174,000/year
 
|Per diem =
 
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|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = November 2, 2010
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|Last election = [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
|Appointed =
 
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|Appointed by =
 
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|First elected = November 2, 2004
 
|First elected = November 2, 2004
 
|Term limits =
 
|Term limits =
|Next election = November 6, 2012
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|Next election = [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Campaign $ =6,186,399
 
|Prior office = [[North Carolina House of Representatives]]
 
|Prior office = [[North Carolina House of Representatives]]
 
|Prior office years = 2002-2004
 
|Prior office years = 2002-2004
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|Place of birth = Charlotte, North Carolina
 
|Place of birth = Charlotte, North Carolina
 
|Profession = Realtor
 
|Profession = Realtor
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|Net worth = $569,505
 
|Religion = Roman Catholic
 
|Religion = Roman Catholic
 
|Office website = http://mchenry.house.gov/
 
|Office website = http://mchenry.house.gov/
 
|Campaign website = http://www.mchenryforcongress.com/
 
|Campaign website = http://www.mchenryforcongress.com/
 
|Personal website =  
 
|Personal website =  
}}{{tnr}}'''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.<ref name="nc">[http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/NC/36596/80750/en/summary.html ''North Carolina State Board of Elections'' "Primary Election Results" Accessed May 9, 2012].</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Patrick T. McHenry''' (b. October 22, 1975 in Charlotte, North Carolina) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[United States House of Representatives]] representing [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district]]. McHenry was first elected to the House  in 2004 for [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district]]. McHenry defeated [[Ken Fortenberry]] and [[Don Peterson]] in the [[Republican]] primary on May 8, 2012 and won re-election in the general election on [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]. McHenry is currently serving his fifth consecutive term. <ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, North Carolina"]</ref>
  
Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', McHenry is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|far-right Republican]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/patrick_mchenry/400644''Gov Track'' "McHenry" Accessed May 23, 2012]</ref>
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McHenry is set to run for re-election in [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district]] in the general election on [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]] where he will be up against Mayor of Ashville, North Carolina [[Terry Bellamy]] (D).<ref>[http://www.mountainx.com/article/48709/Mayor-Bellamy-wont-run-for-re-election-will-run-for-Congress]</ref>
  
Hudson won re-election on November 6th, 2012.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, North Carolina"]</ref>
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Prior to his congressional career McHenry served as a member of the [[North Carolina House of Representatives]] from 2002-2004, as well as Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretay of Labor.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=m001156 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "McHENRY, Patrick T., (1975 - )"]</ref>
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==Biography==
 
==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.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=m001156 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "McHENRY, Patrick T., (1975 - )"]</ref>
 
McHenry was born in Charlotte, [[North Carolina]]. He attended [[North Carolina]] State University, but earned his B.A. from Belmont Abbey College in 1999.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=m001156 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "McHENRY, Patrick T., (1975 - )"]</ref>
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==Career==
 
==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.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=m001156 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "McHENRY, Patrick T., (1975 - )"]</ref>
 
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.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=m001156 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "McHENRY, Patrick T., (1975 - )"]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===U.S. House===
 
===U.S. House===
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====2013-2014====
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McHenry serves on the following committees:<ref>[http://media.cq.com/pub/committees/ ''CQ.com,'' "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"]</ref>
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services|Committee on Financial Services]]
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**Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
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**Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - ''Chair''
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*[[United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform]]
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**Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs
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**Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements
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====2011-2012====
 
====2011-2012====
McHenry serves on the following committees:<ref>[http://mchenry.house.gov/Biography/ ''Congressman Patrick McHenry, 10th District of North Carolina'' "Biography"]</ref>
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McHenry served on the following committees:<ref>[http://mchenry.house.gov/Biography/ ''Congressman Patrick McHenry, 10th District of North Carolina'' "Biography"]</ref>
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services|Financial Services Committee]] (Vice Chairwoman)
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services|Financial Services Committee]] (Vice Chair)
 
**Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology
 
**Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology
 
**Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
 
**Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
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**Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs (Chairman)
 
**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<ref>[http://oversight.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1079&Itemid=2 ''Committee on Oversight & Government Reform'' "About the Oversight Committee"]</ref>
 
**Subcommittee on Health Care, District of Columbia, Census and the National Archives<ref>[http://oversight.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1079&Itemid=2 ''Committee on Oversight & Government Reform'' "About the Oversight Committee"]</ref>
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
===Political positions===
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===Specific votes===
===Specific Votes===
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====Fiscal Cliff====
====Percentage voting with party====
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{{Oppose vote}}
=====November 2011=====
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McHenry 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.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2012/roll659.xml ''U.S. House'' "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.]</ref>
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|percent=93.9%
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|rank=98th
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|total=242
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|chamber=House
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|year=January 2012
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|RHouse=Y
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===Sponsored legislation===
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===Presidential preference===
 
===Presidential preference===
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:: ''See also: [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
McHenry ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2012|North Carolina's]] [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district elections, 2012|10th District]]. Kissell won the nomination on the Republican ticket. The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|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.<ref name="nc"/>
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McHenry ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2012|North Carolina's]] [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district elections, 2012|10th District]]. McHenry won the nomination on the Republican ticket. The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|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.<ref name="nc"/>
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The [http://www.Washingtonpost.com Washington Post] listed the [[United States House of Representatives|House of Representatives]] elections in [[North Carolina]] in 2012 as one of the [http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/the-10-states-that-will-determine-control-of-the-house-in-2012/2011/11/18/gIQAXZYCZN_blog.html10 states that could have determined whether Democrats retook the House] or [[Republican]]s held their majority in 2013.<ref name="WP">[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/the-10-states-that-will-determine-control-of-the-house-in-2012/2011/11/18/gIQAXZYCZN_blog.html ''Washington Post'' "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" Accessed April 25, 2012]</ref> [[United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2012|North Carolina]] was rated 8th on the list.<ref name="WP"/>
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The [http://www.Washingtonpost.com Washington Post] listed the [[United States House of Representatives|House of Representatives]] elections in [[North Carolina]] in 2012 as one of the [http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/the-10-states-that-will-determine-control-of-the-house-in-2012/2011/11/18/gIQAXZYCZN_blog.html10 states that could determine whether Democrats retake the House] or [[Republican]]s will hold its majority in 2013.<ref name="WP">[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/the-10-states-that-will-determine-control-of-the-house-in-2012/2011/11/18/gIQAXZYCZN_blog.html ''Washington Post'' "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" Accessed April 25, 2012]</ref> [[United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2012|North Carolina]] was rated 8th on the list.<ref name="WP"/>
 
====Primary Results====
 
 
The primary took place on May 8, 2012.<ref>[http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/NC/36596/85942/en/summary.html ''North Carolina State Board of Elections'' "2012 Primary Results" Accessed October 10, 2012]</ref>
 
The primary took place on May 8, 2012.<ref>[http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/NC/36596/85942/en/summary.html ''North Carolina State Board of Elections'' "2012 Primary Results" Accessed October 10, 2012]</ref>
  
 
{{Primary election box 2012
 
{{Primary election box 2012
|Chamber=  U.S. House of Representatives-North Carolina, District 1
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|Chamber=  U.S. House, North Carolina District 10
 
|party= Republican
 
|party= Republican
 
|winner1 =Patrick McHenry
 
|winner1 =Patrick McHenry
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===2010===
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===Full history===
On November 2, 2010, McHenry was re-elected to the [[United States House]] for a fourth term. He defeated Jeff Gregory ([[Democratic|D]]).<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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<big>'''2008'''</big>
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<big>'''2006'''</big>
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<big>'''2004'''</big>
  
{{Election box 2010
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|Chamber= U.S. House, North Carolina Congressional District 10 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democratic
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|winner1 = Patrick T. McHenry
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Jeff Gregory
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|votes1 = 130813
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|votes2 = 52972
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==Campaign donors==
 
==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.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00026627&cycle=2012 ''opensecrets.org'' Accessed May 5, 2012]</ref>
 
  
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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{{Comprehensive donor history
{{Campaign finance reports
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|Name=McHenry
|Name = Patrick McHenry (2012)
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|year=2004
|Political Party = Republican
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|Editdate=May 16, 2013
|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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|link=<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/elections.php?cycle=2012&cid=N00026627&type=I ''Open Secrets'' "Patrick T. McHenry" Accessed May 16, 2013]</ref>
|Date 1 = April 15, 2012
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|party=Republican
|Beginning Balance 1 = 256817.23
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|totalraised2012=1257013
|Total Contributions 1 = 196256.8
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|result2012=Won
|Expenditures 1= 105082.28
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|office2012=U.S. House (North Carolina, [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district|District 10]])
|Cash on Hand 1 =347991.75
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|totalraised2010=1015155
|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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|result2010=Won
|Date 2 =July 15, 2012
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|office2010=U.S. House (North Carolina, [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district|District 10]])
|Beginning Balance 2 =323727.47
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|totalraised2008=1525720
|Total Contributions 2 =141020
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|result2008=Won
|Expenditures 2=167684.35
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|office2008=U.S. House (North Carolina, [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district|District 10]])
|Cash on Hand 2 =297063.12
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|totalraised2006=1464716
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|result2006=Won
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|office2006=U.S. House (North Carolina, [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district|District 10]])
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|totalraised2004=923795
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|result2004=Won
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|office2004=U.S. House (North Carolina, [[North Carolina's 10th congressional district|District 10]])
 
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===2012===
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[[File:Patrick McHenry 2012 Donor Breakdown.png|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of McHenry's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
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McHenry won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, McHenry's campaign committee raised a total of $1,257,013 and spent $1,127,555.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00026627&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "Patrick McHenry 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 4, 2013]</ref>
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{{Congress donor box 2012
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|winner = Y
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|Chamber = U.S. House of Representatives, North Carolina's 10th Congressional District
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = $1,257,013
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|total spent = $1,127,555
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|opponent raised = $428,274
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|opponent spent = $419,465
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|org1 = Wells Fargo
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|org2 = JPMorgan Chase & Co
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|org3 = Alex Lee Inc
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|org4 = Pepsi Bottling
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|org5 = Advance America Cash Advance Centers
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|orgdonor1 = $19,250
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|orgdonor2 = $13,000
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|orgdonor3 = $12,000
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|orgdonor4 = $10,500
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|orgdonor5 = $10,000
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|ind1 = Finance/Credit Companies
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|ind2 = Insurance
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|ind3 = Securities & Investment
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|ind4 = Commercial Banks
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|ind5 = Health Professionals
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|inddonor1 = $103,749
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|inddonor2 = $84,250
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|inddonor3 = $80,000
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|inddonor4 = $78,000
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|inddonor5 = $59,100
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|}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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{{Congress donor box 2010
 
{{Congress donor box 2010
|Chamber = U.S. House, North Carolina
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|Chamber = U.S. House of Representatives, North Carolina's 10th Congressional District
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
 
|total raised = $1,015,155
 
|total raised = $1,015,155
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==Analysis==
 
==Analysis==
===Congressional Staff Salaries===
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===Ideology and leadership===
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:: ''See also: [[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking]]''
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', McHenry is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|rank-and-file Republican]]" as of June 25, 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/patrick_mchenry/400644''Gov Track'' "McHenry" Accessed June 25, 2013]</ref>
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===Lifetime voting record===
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::''See also: [[Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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According to the website ''GovTrack,'' McHenry missed 220 of 6,459 roll call votes from Jan 2005 to Apr 2013, which is 3.4% of votes during that period. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/patrick_mchenry/400644 ''GovTrack,'' "Patrick McHenry" Accessed April 2013]</ref>
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===Congressional staff salaries===
 
::''See also: [[Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
::''See also: [[Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
The website ''Legistorm'' compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. McHenry paid his congressional staff a total of $982,403 in 2011. Overall, [[North Carolina]] ranks 7th in average salary for representative staff. The average [[U.S. House of Representatives]] congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.<ref>[http://www.legistorm.com/member/2801/Rep_Patrick_McHenry.html ''LegiStorm'', "Patrick McHenry," Accessed October 1, 2012]</ref>
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The website ''Legistorm'' compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. McHenry paid his congressional staff a total of $982,403 in 2011. Overall, [[North Carolina]] ranked 7th in average salary for representative staff. The average [[U.S. House of Representatives]] congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.<ref>[http://www.legistorm.com/member/2801/Rep_Patrick_McHenry.html ''LegiStorm'', "Patrick McHenry," Accessed October 1, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===Net worth===
 
===Net worth===
 
:: ''See also: [[Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', McHenry's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $-3,985 to $839,998, which is lower than the average net worth of Republicans in 2010 of $7,561,133.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00028859&year=2010 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Larry Kissell (D-NC), 2010," Accessed September 25, 2012]</ref>
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====2011====
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', McHenry's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $179,012 to $959,998. That averages to $569,505, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican House members in 2011 of $7,859,232. His average net worth increased by 36.24% from 2010.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00026627&year=2011 ''OpenSecrets.org'' "Patrick McHenry (R-NC), 2011," accessed February 21, 2013]</ref>
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====2010====
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', McHenry's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $-3,985 to $839,998. That averages to $418,006, which is lower than the average net worth of Republicans in 2010 of $7,561,133.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00028859&year=2010 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Larry Kissell (D-NC), 2010," Accessed September 25, 2012]</ref>
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===National Journal vote ratings===
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:: ''See also: [[National Journal vote ratings]]''
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====2012====
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. McHenry ranked 62nd in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/2012-vote-ratings ''National Journal,'' "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," March 7, 2013]</ref>
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====2011====
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year.  McHenry ranked 20th in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings2011/searchable-vote-ratings-tables-house-20120223 ''National Journal,'' "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012]</ref>
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===Percentage voting with party===
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====June 2013====
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{{Congress vote percent
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|name=Patrick T. McHenry
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|party=Republican
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|percent=94.7%
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|rank=89
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|total=234
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|chamber=House
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|year=June 2013
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|RHouse=Y
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
McHenry and his wife Giulia live in his hometown of Cherryville, [[North Carolina]].<ref>[http://mchenry.house.gov/Biography/ ''Congressman Patrick McHenry, 10th District of North Carolina'' "Biography"]</ref>
 
McHenry and his wife Giulia live in his hometown of Cherryville, [[North Carolina]].<ref>[http://mchenry.house.gov/Biography/ ''Congressman Patrick McHenry, 10th District of North Carolina'' "Biography"]</ref>
  
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.house.gov/mchenry/ Congressman Patrick McHenry] ''official U.S. House site''
 
*[http://www.house.gov/mchenry/ Congressman Patrick McHenry] ''official U.S. House site''
 
*[http://www.mchenryforcongress.com/ Patrick McHenry for Congress] ''official campaign site''
 
*[http://www.mchenryforcongress.com/ Patrick McHenry for Congress] ''official campaign site''
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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, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
PredecessorCass Ballenger (R)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$6,186,399
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
Net worth$569,505
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Patrick T. McHenry (b. October 22, 1975 in Charlotte, North Carolina) is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives representing North Carolina's 10th congressional district. McHenry was first elected to the House in 2004 for North Carolina's 10th congressional district. McHenry defeated Ken Fortenberry and Don Peterson in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012 and won re-election in the general election on November 6, 2012. McHenry is currently serving his fifth consecutive term. [1]

McHenry is set to run for re-election in North Carolina's 10th congressional district in the general election on November 4, 2014 where he will be up against Mayor of Ashville, North Carolina Terry Bellamy (D).[2]

Prior to his congressional career McHenry served as a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives from 2002-2004, as well as Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretay of Labor.[3]

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, McHenry is an average Republican member of Congress, meaning he will vote with the Republican Party on the majority of bills.

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.[4]

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.[5]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

McHenry serves on the following committees:[6]

2011-2012

McHenry served on the following committees:[7]

  • Financial Services Committee (Vice Chair)
    • Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology
    • Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
    • Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity[8]
  • 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[9]

Issues

Specific votes

Fiscal Cliff

Voted "No" McHenry 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.[10]

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. [11]

Elections

2012

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

McHenry ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing North Carolina's 10th District. McHenry 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.[12]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the states that could have determined whether Democrats retook the House or Republicans held their majority in 2013.[13] North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.[13]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 10 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Patricia Keever 43% 144,023
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick McHenry Incumbent 57% 190,826
Total Votes 334,849
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

The primary took place on May 8, 2012.[14]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 10 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick McHenry 72.5% 58,844
Ken H. Fortenberry 19.6% 15,936
Don Peterson 7.8% 6,337
Total Votes 81,117

Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for McHenry is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, McHenry raised a total of $6,186,399 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 16, 2013.[19]

Patrick McHenry's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 U.S. House (North Carolina, District 10) Won $1,257,013
2010 U.S. House (North Carolina, District 10) Won $1,015,155
2008 U.S. House (North Carolina, District 10) Won $1,525,720
2006 U.S. House (North Carolina, District 10) Won $1,464,716
2004 U.S. House (North Carolina, District 10) Won $923,795
Grand Total Raised $6,186,399

2012

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

McHenry won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, McHenry's campaign committee raised a total of $1,257,013 and spent $1,127,555.[20]

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.[21]

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

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

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, McHenry is a "rank-and-file Republican" as of June 25, 2013.[22]

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, McHenry missed 220 of 6,459 roll call votes from Jan 2005 to Apr 2013, which is 3.4% of votes during that period. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving.[23]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. McHenry paid his congressional staff a total of $982,403 in 2011. Overall, North Carolina ranked 7th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[24]

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, McHenry's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $179,012 to $959,998. That averages to $569,505, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican House members in 2011 of $7,859,232. His average net worth increased by 36.24% from 2010.[25]

2010

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, McHenry's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $-3,985 to $839,998. That averages to $418,006, which is lower than the average net worth of Republicans in 2010 of $7,561,133.[26]

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. McHenry ranked 62nd in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.[27]

2011

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. McHenry ranked 20th in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.[28]

Percentage voting with party

June 2013

Patrick T. McHenry voted with the Republican Party 94.7% of the time, which ranked 89 among the 234 House Republican members as of June 2013.[29]

Personal

McHenry and his wife Giulia live in his hometown of Cherryville, North Carolina.[30]

Recent news

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External links


References

  1. Politico "2012 Election Map, North Carolina"
  2. [1]
  3. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress "McHENRY, Patrick T., (1975 - )"
  4. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress "McHENRY, Patrick T., (1975 - )"
  5. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress "McHENRY, Patrick T., (1975 - )"
  6. CQ.com, "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"
  7. Congressman Patrick McHenry, 10th District of North Carolina "Biography"
  8. The Committee on Financial Services, Chairman Spencer Bachus "Oversight and Investigations"
  9. Committee on Oversight & Government Reform "About the Oversight Committee"
  10. U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
  11. Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of North Carolina Elected Officials and Leaders," January 19, 2012
  12. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named nc
  13. 13.0 13.1 Washington Post "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" Accessed April 25, 2012
  14. North Carolina State Board of Elections "2012 Primary Results" Accessed October 10, 2012
  15. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  16. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  17. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  18. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  19. Open Secrets "Patrick T. McHenry" Accessed May 16, 2013
  20. Open Secrets "Patrick McHenry 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 4, 2013
  21. Open Secrets "Patrick McHenry 2010 Election Data," Accessed January 4, 2012
  22. Gov Track "McHenry" Accessed June 25, 2013
  23. GovTrack, "Patrick McHenry" Accessed April 2013
  24. LegiStorm, "Patrick McHenry," Accessed October 1, 2012
  25. OpenSecrets.org "Patrick McHenry (R-NC), 2011," accessed February 21, 2013
  26. OpenSecrets.org, "Larry Kissell (D-NC), 2010," Accessed September 25, 2012
  27. National Journal, "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," March 7, 2013
  28. National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
  29. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
  30. Congressman Patrick McHenry, 10th District of North Carolina "Biography"
Political offices
Preceded by
Cass Ballenger
U.S. House of Representatives - North Carolina District 10
2005–Present
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North Carolina House of Representatives
2002-2004
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Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Labor
2001
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