|U.S. House, Ohio, District 7|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 4, 2008|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Senator, Ohio State Senate|
|Representative, Ohio State House of Representatives|
|Date of birth||October 12, 1958|
|Place of birth||Cincinnati, OH|
- 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
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.
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.
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
|U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio Congressional District 7 Election, 2010 - Steve Austria Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$0|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$0|
|Top contributors to Steve Austria's campaign committee|
|American Electric Power||$20,450|
|Sugar Creek Packing||$10,800|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Misc Manufacturing & Distributing||$36,350|
Congressional Staff Salaries
The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Austria paid his congressional staff a total of $963,921 in 2011. Overall, Ohio ranks 30th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Austria's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $107,008 to $355,000. This averages out to $231,004 which is lower than the average net worth of Republicans in 2010 of $7,561,133.
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.
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- Media coverage:
- Gov Track "Austria" Accessed May 25, 2012
- New York Times Republican abandons bid for re-election December 31, 2011
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- Open Secrets "Steve Austria 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011
- LegiStorm, "Steve C. Austria," Accessed September 25, 2012
- OpenSecrets.org, "Steve C. Austria (R-Ohio), 2010," Accessed September 25, 2012
- OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
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