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Scott Perry
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U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 4
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
PredecessorJason Altmire (D)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$519,958
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPennsylvania State University, 1991
Military service
Service/branchPennsylvania Army National Guard
Years of service1980-present
Personal
Net worth$856,009
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Scott Perry is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Pennsylvania. Perry was first elected by voters from Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district in 2012. He defeated Kevin Downs, Eric Martin, Ted Waga, Chris Reilly, Sean Summers and Mark Swomley in the April 24, 2012 Republican primary. He defeated Democrat Harry Perkinson and Libertarian Mike Koffenberger in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Before becoming a congressman, Perry served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 2007-2013. Prior to that, he was Chairman of the Carroll Township Planning Commission. He joined the Pennsylvania Army National Guard in 1980.[2]

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

Perry is set to run for re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Biography

Perry's is from Carroll Township, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Advanced Individual Training and United States Army War College. He then received his BS in Business Administration Management from Pennsylvania State University in 1991.

Perry has served as a Lieutenant in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard from 1980 to the present. He has also worked as Founder of Hydrotech Mechanical Services, Incoporated since 1993. He has been Aviation Safety Officer of Joint Command at the State Aviation Office since 2005 as well.[2]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Perry serves on the following committees:[3]

Pennsylvania House

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Perry served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district elections, 2014

Perry 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 May 20, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district elections, 2012

Perry ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Pennsylvania's 4th District. Perry defeated Kevin Downs, Eric Martin, Ted Waga, Chris Reilly, Sean Summers and Mark Swomley in the April 24, 2012 Republican primary. He defeated Democrat Harry Perkinson and Libertarian Mike Koffenberger in the November 6 general election.[4]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania in 2012 as one of the states that could determine whether Democrats would retake the House or Republicans would hold their majority in 2013.[5] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[5] [6]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Harry Perkinson 34.4% 104,643
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Perry 59.7% 181,603
     Independent Wayne Wolff 3.8% 11,524
     Libertarian Mike Koffenberger 2% 6,210
Total Votes 303,980
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House of Representatives-Pennsylvania District 4 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngScott Perry 53.5% 34,881
Christopher Reilly 18.6% 12,143
Sean Summers 14.3% 9,316
Theodore Waga 4.7% 3,086
Eric Martin 3.3% 2,159
Mark Swomley 3.3% 2,150
Kevin Downs 2.2% 1,451
Total Votes 65,186

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Perry won re-election to the 92nd District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[7]

Pennsylvania State House, District 92
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Scott Perry (R) 20,938 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Perry won re-election to the 92nd District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 27,863 votes running unopposed.[8]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 92
Candidates Votes Percent


Scott Perry (R) Green check mark transparent.png 27,863 100.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Perry is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Perry raised a total of $519,958 during that time period. This information was last updated on April 18, 2013.[9]

Scott Perry's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (Pennsylvania, District 4) Won $519,958
Grand Total Raised $519,958

2012

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

Perry won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, his campaign committee raised a total of $519,958 and spent $519,610.[10]


2010

In 2010, Perry received $43,033 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[11]


Analysis

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, Perry missed 2 of 108 roll call votes from January 2013 to April 2013. This amounts to 1.9%, which is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving as of April 2013. [12]

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, Perry's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $406,019 and $1,305,999. That averages to $856,009.00, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2011 of $7,859,232.[13]

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. Having first won election to the U.S. House in the November 6, 2012 general election, Perry's 2012 vote rating is unavailable.[14][15]

Voting with party

2013

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Scott Perry has voted with the Republican Party 97.3% of the time, which ranked 57th among the 234 House Republican members as of June 2013.[16]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jason Altmire (D)
U.S. House of Representatives - Pennsylvania, District 4
2013-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 92
2007–2012
Succeeded by
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