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{{tnr}}'''Steve Austria''' (b. October 12, 1958) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Ohio]]. Austria was first elected in 2008.
 
{{tnr}}'''Steve Austria''' (b. October 12, 1958) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Ohio]]. Austria was first elected in 2008.
  
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Austria is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|moderate Republican follower]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/steve_austria/412265 ''Gov Track'' "Austria" Accessed May 25, 2012]</ref>
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
 
*1982: Graduated from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisc.
 
*1982: Graduated from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisc.

Revision as of 12:20, 25 May 2012

Steve Austria
Steven-Austria.jpeg
U.S. House, Ohio, District 7
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2012
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Senator, Ohio State Senate
2001-2008
Representative, Ohio State House of Representatives
1998-2000
Education
Bachelor'sMarquette University
Personal
BirthdayOctober 12, 1958
Place of birthCincinnati, OH
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Steve Austria (b. October 12, 1958) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Ohio. Austria was first elected in 2008.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Austria is a "moderate Republican follower".[1]

Career

  • 1982: Graduated from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisc.
  • 1999-2000: Served as a member of Ohio state house of representatives
  • 2001-2008: Served as a member of Ohio state senate
  • 2009-Present: U.S Representative from Ohio

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

Steve Austria voted with the Republican Party 94.2% of the time, which ranked 59 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[2]

Elections

2012

On December 30, 2011, Austria announced his decision to not run for re-election in 2012, due to his district being re-drawn. Ohio's redistricting plan would have pitted Austria against five-term Republican incumbent Mike Turner in a primary battle.[3]

2010

On November 2, 2010, Austria won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Bill Conner, John D. Anderson, and David W. Easton in the general election.[4]

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 7 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Austria Incumbent 62.2% 135,721
     Democrat Bill Conner 32.2% 70,400
     Libertarian John D. Anderson 4.3% 9,381
     Constitution David W. Easton 1.3% 2,811
Total Votes 218,313

Campaign donors

2010

Austria won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Austria's campaign committee raised a total of $785,806 and spent $616,313.[5]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Dave Hobson
U.S. House of Representatives - Ohio District 7
2009–present
Succeeded by
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