|U.S. House, Utah, District 1|
|January 3, 2003-present|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||11|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 5, 2003|
|Next general||November 5, 2012|
|Utah House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||University of Utah|
|Birthday||July 13, 1951|
|Place of birth||Kaysville, UT|
|Religion||Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints|
Bishop is running for re-election in 2012.
After earning his bachelor's from the University of Utah, Bishop taught history and government at the high school level for 28 years. He was also a member of the part-time Utah House of Representatives for 25 years.
- 2003-present: U.S. House of Representatives
- 1992-1994: Speaker of the Utah House of Representatives
- 1979-1994: Utah House of Representatives
Bishop is on the following House committees:
- House Rules Committee
- Natural Resources Committee
- Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Chair
Bishop is on temporary leave from the House Armed Services Committee.
Percentage voting with party
The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Bishop has voted with the Republican Party 90.9% of the time, which ranked 166 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.
On November 2, 2010, Bishop won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Morgan E. Bowen (D) Kirk D. Pearson (Constitution), and Jared Paul Stratton (L).
Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Rob Bishop's reports.
|Rob Bishop Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|Pre-Convention||April 1, 2012||$88,508.27||$69,330.00||$(46,668.63)||$111,169.64|
|July Quarterly||July 15, 2012||$111,169.64||$42,033.00||$(72,604.51)||$80,598.13|
Bishop won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Bishop's campaign committee raised a total of $278,327 and spent $302,771.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Utah, 1st District, 2010 - Rob Bishop Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$11,550|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$11,309|
|Top contributors to Rob Bishop's campaign committee|
|Credit Union National Assn||$10,000|
|National Assn of Realtors||$8,000|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Oil & Gas||$24,550|
Bishop and his wife, Jeralynn, have five children and live in Brigham City.
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- Media coverage:
- Gov Track "Bishop" Accessed May 24, 2012
- Official House website "Biography," Accessed November 2, 2011
- OpenCongress "Voting With Party"
- The Hill, "2012 GOP Lawmaker Endorsements for President," retrieved November 23, 2011
- Utah Lieutenant Governor - Candidate filings
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- Federal Election Commission "Candidate (H2UT01094) Summary Reports - 2011-2012 Cycle," Accessed July 13, 2012
- Federal Election Commission "Rob Bishop for Congress Pre-Convention," Accessed July 13, 2012
- Federal Election Commission "Rob Bishop for Congress July Quarterly," Accessed July 20, 2012
- Open Secrets "Rob Bishop 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 2, 2011
James V. Hansen
|U.S. House of Representatives - Utah, 1st District
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