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Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the [[United States Congress elections, 2014|2014 elections season]]. Below are Neugebauer's reports.<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H4TX19102 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Randy Neugebauer Summary Report," Accessed July 24, 2013]</ref>  
 
Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the [[United States Congress elections, 2014|2014 elections season]]. Below are Neugebauer's reports.<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H4TX19102 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Randy Neugebauer Summary Report," Accessed July 24, 2013]</ref>  
  
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===2012===
 
===2012===

Revision as of 21:01, 6 November 2013

Randy Neugebauer
Randy Neugebauer.jpg
U.S. House, Texas, District 19
Incumbent
In office
2003-present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
PredecessorLarry Combest (R)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Cost per vote$8.08 in 2012
First electedJune 3, 2003
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$8,142,014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor pro tempore, Lubbock, TX
1994-1996
City council member, Lubbock, TX
1992-1998
Education
High schoolCoronado High School, TX
Bachelor'sTexas Tech University
Personal
BirthdayDecember 24, 1949
Place of birthSt. Louis, MO
ProfessionBusinessman
Net worth$12,845,039
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Randy Neugebauer (b. December 24, 1949, in St. Louis, Missouri) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Texas. Neugebauer represents the 19th congressional district of Texas. He was first elected to the House in a special election on June 3, 2003, to fill the seat which was left when Larry Combest resigned.[1]

Neugebauer most recently won re-election in 2012. He defeated Richard Peterson (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Neugebauer began his political career as a city council member for Lubbock, Texas. He served in that position from 1992 to 1998 and as Mayor pro tempore from 1994 to 1996.

Neugebauer is set to run for re-election to the U.S. House in 2014.

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Neugebauer is one of the most reliable Republican votes, meaning he can be considered a safe vote for the Republican Party in Congress.

Biography

After graduating from Texas Tech University, Neugebauer went on to own a small construction business. He has also served as president of two building associations.[3]

Career

  • 1992-1998: City council member, Lubbock, TX
  • 1994-1996: Mayor pro tempore, Lubbock, TX
  • 2003-present: U.S. House of Representatives

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Neugebauer serves on the following committees:[4]

2011-2012

Neugebauer was a member of the following House committees:[5]

Issues

Legislative actions

113th Congress

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The 113th Congress has had 55 out of 5,401 introduced bills enacted into law (1%) as of November 30, 2013. Comparatively, the 112th Congress had 1.14% of introduced bills enacted into law in the first session.[6] For more information pertaining to Neugebauer's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.[7]

National security

National Defense Authorization Act

Voted "Yes" Neugebauer voted for HR 1960 - the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill passed the House on June 14, 2013, with a vote of 315 - 108. Both parties were somewhat divided on the vote.[8]

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations

Voted "Yes" Neugebauer voted for HR 2217 - the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 that was largely along party lines.[9]

Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

Voted "Yes" Neugebauer voted for HR 624 - the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. The bill passed the House on April 18, 2013, with a vote of 288 - 127. The bill would allow federal intelligence agencies to share cybersecurity intelligence and information with private entities and utilities. The bill was largely supported by Republicans but divided the Democratic Party.[10]

Economy

Government shutdown
See also: United States budget debate, 2013#Government Shutdown and Default Prevention Act

Neugebauer posted a photo on his Facebook page of his request to have his pay withheld.[11]

Federal Statutory Pay Adjustment Elimination

Voted "Yes" Neugebauer voted for HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees. The bill passed the House on February 15, 2013, with a vote of 261 - 154. The bill would prevent a 0.5% pay increase for all federal workers from taking effect, saving the federal government $11 billion over 10 years.[12]

Immigration

Morton Memos Enforcement Prohibition

Voted "Yes" Neugebauer voted for House Amendment 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order. The amendment was adopted by the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 224 - 201. The purpose of the amendment as stated on the official text is to "prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the Morton Memos." These memos would have granted administrative amnesty to certain illegal aliens residing in the United States.[13] The vote largely followed party lines.[14]

Healthcare

Health Care Reform Rules

Voted "Yes" Neugebauer voted for House Amendment 450 - Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The amendment was adopted by the House on August 2, 2013, with a vote of 227-185. The amendment requires that all changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act be approved by Congress before taking effect. The vote was largely along party lines.[15]

Social issues

Abortion

Voted "Yes" Neugebauer voted for HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The resolution passed the House on June 18, 2013, with a vote of 228 - 196 that largely followed party lines. The purpose of the bill is to ban abortions that would take place 20 or more weeks after fertilization.[16]

Previous congressional sessions

Fiscal Cliff

Voted "No" Neugebauer 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 1 of 151 Republicans that voted against the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257 - 167 vote on January 1, 2013.[17]

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 19th congressional district elections, 2014

Neugebauer is set to run for re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. If he runs, he will seek the Republican nomination in the primary election on March 4, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Texas' 19th congressional district elections, 2012

Neugebauer ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 19th District. He defeated Chris Winn in the Republican primary on May 29, 2012. He then defeated Richard Peterson (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[18][19]

U.S. House, Texas District 19 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Neugebauer Incumbent 85% 163,239
     Libertarian Richard Peterson 15% 28,824
Total Votes 192,063
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


U.S. House, Texas District 19 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Neugebauer Incumbent 74.3% 45,444
Chris Winn 25.7% 15,707
Total Votes 61,151

Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Neugebauer is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Neugebauer raised a total of $8,142,014 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 25, 2013.[25]

Randy Neugebauer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (Texas, District 19) Won $1,561,331
2010 US House (Texas, District 19) Won $1,135,652
2008 US House (Texas, District 19) Won $1,193,209
2006 US House (Texas, District 19) Won $1,257,333
2004 US House (Texas, District 19) Won $2,994,489
Grand Total Raised $8,142,014

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Neugebauer's reports.[26]

Randy Neugebauer (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[27]April 15, 2013$891,335.00$162,950.96$(169,807.16)$884,478.80
July Quarterly[28]July 15, 2013$884,478.80$242,298.85$(155,970.48)$970,807.17
October Quarterly[29]October 15, 2013$970,807.17$132,738.26$(148,730.26)$954,815.17
Year-End[30]January 31, 2014$954,815$352,529$(242,589)$1,064,754
Pre-Primary[31]February 20, 2014$1,064,754$116,102$(398,506)$782,350
April Quarterly[32]April 15, 2014$782,350$217,092$(142,057)$857,385
Running totals
$1,223,711.07$(1,257,659.9)

2012

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

Neugebauer won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Neugebauer's campaign committee raised a total of $1,561,331 and spent $1,319,609.[33] This is less than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.[34]

Cost per vote

Neugebauer spent $8.08 per vote received in 2012.

2010

Breakdown of the source of Neugebauer's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Neugebauer won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Neugebauer's campaign committee raised a total of $1,135,652 and spent $974,052.[35]

U.S. House, Texas District 19, 2010 - Randy Neugebauer Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,135,652
Total Spent $974,052
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $32,517
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $32,517
Top contributors to Randy Neugebauer's campaign committee
CE Jacobs Co$19,200
Van Operating Ltd$14,900
Bank of America$10,750
American Bankers Assn$10,000
American Crystal Sugar$10,000
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Insurance$95,000
Real Estate$92,625
Oil & Gas$86,550
Commercial Banks$72,909
Securities & Investment$61,950

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

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

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Neugebauer is a "far-right Republican leader" as of June 2013.[36]

Like-minded colleagues

The website OpenCongress tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.[37]

Neugebauer most often votes with:

Neugebauer least often votes with:

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, Neugebauer missed 156 of 7,419 roll call votes from June 2003 to March 2013. This amounts to 2.1%, which is better than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.[38]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Neugebauer paid his congressional staff a total of $919,333 in 2011. Overall, Texas ranks 27th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[39]

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, Neugebauer's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $6,560,080 to $19,129,998. That averages to $12,845,039, which is higher than the average net worth of Republican House members in 2011 of $7,859,232. His average net worth increased by 11.18% from 2010.[40]

2010

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Neugebauer's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $5,172,075 to $17,933,997. That averages to $11,553,036 which is higher than the average net worth of Republican representatives in 2010 of $7,561,133.[41]

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. Neugebauer ranked 33rd in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.[42]

2011

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Neugebauer was tied with four other members of the U.S. House of Representatives, ranking 40th in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.[43]

Voting with party

2013

Neugebauer voted with the Republican Party 96.4% of the time, which ranked 137th among the 233 House Republican members as of June 2013.[44]

Personal

Neugebauer and his wife, Dana, have two children and four grandchildren.[3]

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References

  1. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress "Randy Neugebauer," Accessed October 29, 2011
  2. Politico "2012 Election Map, Texas"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Official House website "Biography," Accessed October 29, 2011
  4. CQ.com, House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress
  5. Official House website "Committee Assignments," Accessed October 29, 2011
  6. Congressional Record, "Resume of Congressional Activity, First Session of the 112th Congress," accessed September 5, 2013
  7. Congressional Record, "Resume of Congressional Activity, Second Session of the 113th Congress," accessed March 4, 2014
  8. Project Vote Smart, "HR 1960 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  9. Project Vote Smart, "HR 2217 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  10. Project Vote Smart, "HR 624 - Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  11. Washington Post, "Which lawmakers will refuse their pay during the shutdown?," accessed October 2, 2013
  12. Project Vote Smart, "HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  13. The Library of Congress, "H.AMDT.136," accessed September 16, 2013
  14. Project Vote Smart, "H Amdt 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  15. Project Votesmart, "H Amdt 450 - Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  16. Project Vote Smart, "HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  17. U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
  18. Republican candidate list
  19. Unofficial Republican primary results
  20. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  21. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  22. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  23. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  24. Texas Secretary of State Special election results, accessed April 22, 2013
  25. Open Secrets "Career Fundraising for Randy Neugebauer," Accessed March 25, 2013
  26. Federal Election Commission "Randy Neugebauer Summary Report," Accessed July 24, 2013
  27. Federal Election Commission, "Randy Neugebauer April Quarterly," accessed July 24, 2013
  28. Federal Election Commission, "Randy Neugebauer July Quarterly," accessed July 24, 2013
  29. Federal Election Commission, "Randy Neugebauer October Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2013
  30. Federal Election Commission, "Randy Neugebauer Year-End," accessed February 6, 2014
  31. Federal Election Commission, "Randy Neugebauer Pre-Primary," accessed April 20, 2014
  32. Federal Election Commission, "Randy Neugebauer April Quarterly," accessed April 20, 2014
  33. Open Secrets "Randy Neugebauer 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 5, 2013
  34. Open Secrets, "Election 2012: The Big Picture Shows Record Cost of Winning a Seat in Congress," June 19, 2013
  35. Open Secrets "Randy Neugebauer 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed October 29, 2011
  36. Gov Track "Randy Neugebauer," Accessed June 7 2013
  37. OpenCongress, "Randy Neugebauer," Accessed August 2, 2013
  38. GovTrack, "Randy Neugebauer," Accessed April 2, 2013
  39. LegiStorm, "Randy Neugebauer," Accessed September 17, 2012
  40. OpenSecrets.org "Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas), 2011," accessed February 25, 2013
  41. OpenSecrets.org, "Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas), 2010," Accessed September 17, 2012
  42. National Journal, "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," March 7, 2013
  43. National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
  44. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
Political offices
Preceded by
Larry Combest
U.S. House of Representatives - Texas, 19th District
2003-Present
Succeeded by
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