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Price ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2012|Georgia's]] [[Georgia's 6th congressional district elections, 2012|6th District]]. He won re-election in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 House Race Results"]</ref>
 
Price ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2012|Georgia's]] [[Georgia's 6th congressional district elections, 2012|6th District]]. He won re-election in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 House Race Results"]</ref>
  
Price announced on May 10, 2013 that he would not run for the open [[U.S. Senate]] seat in [[Georgia]].<ref>[http://www.mdjonline.com/view/full_story/22538240/article-Price-won-t-run-for-Senate-seat ''Marietta Daily Journal'' "Price won't run for Senate seat" Accessed May 13, 2013]</ref>
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Price announced on May 10, 2013 that he would not run for the open [[United States Senate|U.S. Senate]] seat in [[Georgia]].<ref>[http://www.mdjonline.com/view/full_story/22538240/article-Price-won-t-run-for-Senate-seat ''Marietta Daily Journal'' "Price won't run for Senate seat" Accessed May 13, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Price announced on May 10, 2013 that he would not run for the open [[U.S. Senate]] seat in [[Georgia]].<ref>[http://www.mdjonline.com/view/full_story/22538240/article-Price-won-t-run-for-Senate-seat ''Marietta Daily Journal'' "Price won't run for Senate seat" Accessed May 13, 2013]</ref>
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Price announced on May 10, 2013 that he would not run for the open [[United States Senate|U.S. Senate]] seat in [[Georgia]].<ref>[http://www.mdjonline.com/view/full_story/22538240/article-Price-won-t-run-for-Senate-seat ''Marietta Daily Journal'' "Price won't run for Senate seat" Accessed May 13, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Tom Price
Tom Price.jpg
U.S. House, Georgia, District 6
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2005-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
PredecessorJohnny Isakson (R)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$10,482,458
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolDearborn High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan
M.D.University of Michigan, Emory University
Personal
BirthdayOctober 8, 1954
Place of birthLansing, Michigan
ProfessionPhysician
Net worth$18,422,013
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Thomas E. Price (b. October 8, 1954 in Lansing, Michigan) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Price was elected by voters from Georgia's 6th congressional district. He was first elected to the U.S. House in 2004.

Price ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Georgia's 6th District. He won re-election in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Price announced on May 10, 2013 that he would not run for the open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia.[2]

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

Biography

Price was born in Lansing, Michigan. He grew up in Dearborn, Michigan attending Adams Jr. High and Dearborn High School.

He graduated with an M.D. from the University of Michigan. He completed his residency at Emory University in Atlanta, and decided to settle in the suburb of Roswell, where he still lives.[3]

Career

  • For nearly twenty years, Price worked in private practice as an orthopedic surgeon.[3]
  • Price returned to Emory University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor.[3]
  • Price also served as the Medical Director of the Orthopedic Clinic at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, teaching resident doctors in training. [3]
  • 2005-Present: United States House of Representatives, Georgia's 6th Congressional District

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Price serves on the following committees:[4]

2011-2012

Issues

Affordable Care Act repeal and replace

On June 5, 2013, Price announced that he would introduce legislation that would not just repeal Obamacare, but also replace the Act with a bill that would protect doctors against malpractice suits and enable lifetime insurance. If passed, this would be the 38th time the House will have voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act.[6]

Presidential preference

2012

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

Tom Price endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [7]

Specific votes

Fiscal Cliff

Voted "No" Price voted against 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 151 Republicans that voted against the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.[8]

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in Georgia, 2014

Price announced on May 10, 2013 that he would not run for the open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia.[9]

2012

See also: Georgia's 6th congressional district elections, 2012

Price ran for re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Georgia's 6th District. He ran unopposed in the July 31, 2012, Republican primary. He defeated Jeff Kazanow (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[10]

U.S. House, Georgia District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Price Incumbent 64.5% 189,669
     Democratic Jeff Kazanow 35.5% 104,365
Total Votes 294,034
Source: Georgia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Price is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Price raised a total of $10,482,458 during that time period. This information was last updated on April 5, 2013.[15]

Tom Price's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 U.S. House (Georgia, District 6) Won $2,341,155
2010 U.S. House (Georgia, District 6) Won $2,070,230
2008 U.S. House (Georgia, District 6) Won $1,603,701
2006 U.S. House (Georgia, District 6) Won $1,921,854
2004 U.S. House (Georgia, District 6) Won $2,545,518
Grand Total Raised $10,482,458

2012

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

Price won re-election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Price's campaign committee raised a total of $2,341,155 and spent $1,779,245.[16]

2010

Breakdown of the source of Price's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Price won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Price's campaign committee raised a total of $2,070,230 and spent $1,218,835.[17]

Personal

Price and his wife Betty reside in Roswell, and they have one son, Robert Price, who is in college.[3]

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

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

2012

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Price is a "moderate Republican leader, as of June 13, 2013".[18]

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. Price ranked 59th in the conservative rankings in 2012.[19]

2011

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Price ranked 1st in the conservative rankings.[20]

Voting with party

2013

Tom Price voted with the Republican Party 98.4% of the time, which ranked 13th among the 233 House Republican members as of June 2013.[21]

Lifetime missed votes

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

According to the website GovTrack, Price missed 112 of 6,440 roll call votes from Jan 2005 to Mar 2013. This amounts to 1.7%, which is better than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.[22]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

2011

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Price paid his congressional staff a total of $1,008,142 in 2011. He ranks 40th on the list of the highest paid Republican Representative Staff Salaries and he ranks 154th overall of the highest paid Representative Staff Salaries in 2011. Overall, Georgia ranks 24th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[23]

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, Price's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $7,098,027 and $29,746,000. That averages to $18,422,013, which is higher than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2011 of $7,859,232. His average net worth increased by 50.95% from 2010.[24]

2010

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Price's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $9,469,876 and $14,938,858. That averages to $12,204,367, which is higher than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2010 of $7,561,133.[25]

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External links


References

  1. Politico "2012 House Race Results"
  2. Marietta Daily Journal "Price won't run for Senate seat" Accessed May 13, 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Congressman Tom Price "About Tom" Accessed October 25, 2011
  4. CQ.com, "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"
  5. 5.0 5.1 U.S. Representative Tom Price "About Tom" Accessed October 25, 2011
  6. U.S. News", "Congressman Tom Price to Unveil Another Comprehensive Health Care Bill," Accessed June 7, 2013
  7. Team Gingrich, "Newt 2012 Press Release on Georgia Endorsements," August 26, 2011
  8. U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
  9. Marietta Daily Journal "Price won't run for Senate seat" Accessed May 13, 2013
  10. General election candidates
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  15. Open Secrets "Tom Price" Accessed April 5, 2013
  16. Open Secrets "Tom Price 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed February 20, 2013
  17. Open Secrets "Tom Price 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed October 26, 2011
  18. Gov Track "Price" Accessed June 13, 2013
  19. National Journal, "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," February 27, 2013
  20. National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
  21. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
  22. GovTrack, "Tom Price," Accessed March 29, 2013
  23. LegiStorm "Tom Price"
  24. OpenSecrets.org, "Price (R-Ga), 2011"
  25. OpenSecrets.org, "Price, (R-Georgia), 2010"
Political offices
Preceded by
Johnny Isakson
U.S. House of Representatives - Georgia District 6
2005–present
Succeeded by
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