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'''Tom Marino''' (b. August 12, 1951) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Pennsylvania]]. Marino was first elected by voters from [[Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district]] in 2010 and  recently won re-election in 2012.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 House Race Results"]</ref> He was unopposed in the April 24, 2012 Republican primary and faced [[Philip Scollo]] (D) in the general election on [[Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]].<ref>[http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/ElectionsInformation.aspx?FunctionID=13&ElectionID=45&OfficeID=11 ''Pennsylvania Department of State'' "2012 General Primary Unofficial Returns," April 24, 2012]</ref>
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'''Tom Marino''' (b. August 12, 1951, Williamsport, [[Pennsylvania]]) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Pennsylvania]]. Marino was first elected by voters from [[Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district]] in 2010 and  recently won re-election in 2012.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 House Race Results"]</ref> He was unopposed in the April 24, 2012 Republican primary and faced [[Philip Scollo]] (D) in the general election on [[Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]].<ref>[http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/ElectionsInformation.aspx?FunctionID=13&ElectionID=45&OfficeID=11 ''Pennsylvania Department of State'' "2012 General Primary Unofficial Returns," April 24, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Marino won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, his campaign committee raised a total of $822,420 and spent $815,149.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00031777&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "Tom Marino's 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 4, 2013]</ref>
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Marino won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, his campaign committee raised a total of $822,420 and spent $815,149.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00031777&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "Tom Marino's 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 4, 2013]</ref> This is less than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2013/06/2012-overview.html ''Open Secrets,'' "Election 2012: The Big Picture Shows Record Cost of Winning a Seat in Congress," June 19, 2013]</ref>
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Tom Marino
Tom Marino.jpg
U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 10
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
PredecessorChris Carney (D)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$1,535,920
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sWilliamsport Area Community College
Bachelor'sLycoming College, 1985
J.D.Penn State University, 1988
Personal
BirthdayAugust 12, 1951
Place of birthWilliamsport , PA
Net worth$81,503
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website

Tom Marino (b. August 12, 1951, Williamsport, Pennsylvania) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Pennsylvania. Marino was first elected by voters from Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district in 2010 and recently won re-election in 2012.[1] He was unopposed in the April 24, 2012 Republican primary and faced Philip Scollo (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

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

Before becoming a congressman, Marino served as a U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and as Lycoming County district attorney.

Marino is set to run for re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. He is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary election on May 20, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Career

  • 1983: Graduated from Williamsport Area Community College, Williamsport, Pa.
  • 1985: Graduated from Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pa.
  • 1988: Graduated from Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pa.
  • 1992-2002: Served as Lycoming County (Pa.) district attorney
  • 1992-2002: Served as U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • 2011-Present: U.S Representative from Pennsylvania

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Marino serves on the following committees:[3]

2011-2012

  • Foreign Affairs
  • Homeland Security
    • Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management
    • Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications
    • Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
  • Judiciary
    • Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet
    • Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Tom Marino endorsed Rick Santorum in the 2012 presidential election. [4]

Specific votes

Fiscal Cliff

Voted "Yes" Marino voted for 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 one of 85 Republicans that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.[5]

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district elections, 2014

Marino is set to run for re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. He is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary election on May 20, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district elections, 2012

Marino ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Pennsylvania's 10th District. He was unopposed in the April 24, 2012 Republican primary and faced Philip Scollo (D) in the November 6, 2012 general election.[6]

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.[7] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[7]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 10 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Philip Scollo 34.4% 94,227
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Marino Incumbent 65.6% 179,563
Total Votes 273,790
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Marino is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Marino raised a total of $1,535,920 during that time period. This information was last updated on April 18, 2013.[9]

Tom Marino's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (Pennsylvania, District 10) Won $822,149
2010 US House (Pennsylvania, District 10) Won $713,771
Grand Total Raised $1,535,920

2012

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

Marino won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, his campaign committee raised a total of $822,420 and spent $815,149.[10] This is less than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.[11]

Cost per vote

Marino spent $4.54 per vote received in 2012.


2010

Marino won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Marino's campaign committee raised a total of $713,771 and spent $704,457.[12]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

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

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Marino is a "rank-and-file Republican".[13]

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, Marino missed 117 of 1,714 roll call votes from January 2011 to April 2013. This amounts to 6.8%, which is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving as of April 2013. [14]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Marino paid his congressional staff a total of $848,006 in 2011. Overall, Pennsylvania ranked 34th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[15]

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, Marino's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between -$411,992 and $574,998. That averages to $81,503, which is significantly lower than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2011 of $7,859,232. His average net worth increased by 7.98% from 2010.[16]

2010

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Marino's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $-366,518 to $517,474, which was lower than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2010 of $7,561,133.[17]

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. In 2012, Marino ranked 137th among Republican Representatives in the conservative rankings.[18][19]

2011

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. In 2011, Marino was 1 of 5 Republican members of the House who ranked 100th in the conservative rankings.[20]

Voting with party

2013

Tom Marino voted with the Republican Party 93.3% of the time, which ranked 188th among the 234 House Republican members as of June 2013.[21]

2011

Tom Marino voted with the Republican Party 94.1% of the time, which ranked 69 among the 242 House Republican members as of December 2011.[22]

Recent news

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Personal

Marino is married to Edith. They have 2 children.

External links


References

  1. Politico "2012 House Race Results"
  2. Pennsylvania Department of State "2012 General Primary Unofficial Returns," April 24, 2012
  3. CQ.com, House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress
  4. The Times Leader, "Barletta, Marino back Santorum," January 13, 2012
  5. U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
  6. Pennsylvania Department of State "2012 General Primary Unofficial Returns," April 24, 2012
  7. 7.0 7.1 Washington Post "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" Accessed April 25, 2012
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. Open Secrets "Career Fundraising for Tom Marino," Accessed April 18, 2013
  10. Open Secrets "Tom Marino's 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 4, 2013
  11. Open Secrets, "Election 2012: The Big Picture Shows Record Cost of Winning a Seat in Congress," June 19, 2013
  12. Open Secrets "Tom Marino 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011
  13. Gov Track "Marino" Accessed June 19, 2013
  14. GovTrack, "Tom Marino," Accessed April 17, 2013
  15. LegiStorm, "Tom Marino," Accessed September 24, 2012
  16. OpenSecrets.org, "Tom Marino (R-Pa), 2011"
  17. OpenSecrets.org, "Tom Marino (R-Pa), 2010," Accessed September 24, 2012
  18. National Journal, "TABLE: House Liberal Scores by Issue Area," February 21, 2013
  19. National Journal, "TABLE: House Conservative Scores by Issue Area," February 21, 2013
  20. National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
  21. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
  22. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
Political offices
Preceded by
Chris Carney
U.S. House of Representatives - Pennsylvania District 10
2011–present
Succeeded by
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