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{{tnr}}'''Trey Radel''' (b. April 20, 1976 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Florida's 19th congressional district elections, 2012|the 19th Congressional District]] of [[Florida]].<ref name="ap">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/FL_US_House_0814.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP Results'' "U.S. House Results" Accessed August 14, 2012]</ref>  He was first elected on November 6, 2012 and took office on January 3, 2013.<ref>[ http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/Florida ''ABC News'' "2012 General Election Results"]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''Trey Radel''' is a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Florida's 19th congressional district elections, 2012|the 19th Congressional District]] of [[Florida]]. Radel won the [[Republican]] nomination in the primary on August 14, 2012.<ref name="ap">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/FL_US_House_0814.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP Results'' "U.S. House Results" Accessed August 14, 2012]</ref>
 
  
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
Most recently, Radel hosted one of Florida’s Conservative TV & Radio Talk Shows – Daybreak, on TV-6 & 92.5 Fox News.<ref name="bio"/>  
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*2013-present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], District 19
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*Before winning election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012, Radel hosted one of Florida’s Conservative TV & Radio Talk Shows – Daybreak, on TV-6 & 92.5 Fox News.<ref name="bio"/>  
 
Outside of radio, Radel ran Trey Communications LLC, a Media Relations company.<ref name="bio"/> Before the TV & radio show, Radel served southwest Florida as a journalist, working as both an anchor and as a reporter.<ref name="bio"/>
 
Outside of radio, Radel ran Trey Communications LLC, a Media Relations company.<ref name="bio"/> Before the TV & radio show, Radel served southwest Florida as a journalist, working as both an anchor and as a reporter.<ref name="bio"/>
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==Committee assignments==
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===U.S. House===
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====2013-2014====
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Radel serves on the following committees:<ref>[http://media.cq.com/pub/committees/ ''CQ.com,'' "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"]</ref>
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs|Committee on Foreign Affairs]]
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**Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa
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**Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure|Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure]]
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**Subcommittee on Aviation
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**Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
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**Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
====2012====
 
====2012====
Radel's campaign website lists the following priorities:<ref>[http://www.treyradel.com/policy/ Campaign website, Policy]</ref>
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Radel's campaign website listed the following priorities:<ref>[http://www.treyradel.com/policy/ Campaign website, Policy]</ref>
  
 
*'''Foster an environment for job creation
 
*'''Foster an environment for job creation
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:: ''See also: [[Florida's 19th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Florida's 19th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Radel is running 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 Florida, 2012|Florida's]] [[Florida's 19th congressional district elections, 2012|19th District]]. Radel won the nomination on the Republican ticket.<ref name="SOS">[http://election.dos.state.fl.us/candidate/canlist.asp ''Florida Secretary of State Elections Board'' "Candidate List" Accessed March 23, 2012]</ref> Candidates wishing to run must file by the [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] of June 8, 2012. The primary elections were held on August 14, 2012. Radel won the nomination in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012.<ref name="ap">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/FL_US_House_0814.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP Results'' "U.S. House Results" Accessed August 14, 2012]</ref>
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Radel 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 Florida, 2012|Florida's]] [[Florida's 19th congressional district elections, 2012|19th District]]. Radel won the nomination on the Republican ticket.<ref name="SOS">[http://election.dos.state.fl.us/candidate/canlist.asp ''Florida Secretary of State Elections Board'' "Candidate List" Accessed March 23, 2012]</ref> Candidates wishing to run were required to file by the [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] of June 8, 2012. The primary elections were held on August 14, 2012. Radel won the nomination in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012.<ref name="ap">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/FL_US_House_0814.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP Results'' "U.S. House Results" Accessed August 14, 2012]</ref> He was elected on November 6, 2012.<ref>[ http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/Florida ''ABC News'' "2012 General Election Results"]</ref>
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|Chamber=U.S. House, Florida District 19
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|party= Republican
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|winner1 =Trey Radel
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|candidate2 =Chauncey Goss
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|candidate3 =Paige Kreegel
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|candidate4= Gary Aubuchon
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|candidate5= Byron Donalds
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|candidate6= Joe Davidow
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|votes1 =22284
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|votes2 =15994
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|votes3 =13148
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|votes4=11486
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|votes5=10376
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|votes6=1026
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}}
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Radel
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|year=2012
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|Editdate=April 4, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00034017&cycle=2012&newmem=Y ''Open Secrets'' "Trey Radel" Accessed April 4, 2013]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=1068123
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|office2012=[[U.S. House]] (Florida, [[Florida's 19th congressional district|District 19]])
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===2012===
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[[File:Trey Radel 2012 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Radel's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
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Radel won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Radel's campaign committee raised a total of $1,068,123 and spent $946,371.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2012&cid=N00034017&newMem=Y&type=I ''Open Secrets'' "Trey Radel 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed February 22, 2013]</ref>
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|Chamber =  U.S. House of Representatives, Florida's 19th Congressional District
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = $1,068,123
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|total spent = $946,371
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|opponent raised = $86,286
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|opponent spent = $85,869
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|org1 = Vestar Capital Partners
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|org2 = Every Republican is Crucial PAC
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|org3 =  Home Depot
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|org4 =  Koch Industries
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|org5 =  US Sugar
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|orgdonor1 = $13,750
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|orgdonor2 = $10,000
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|orgdonor3 = $10,000
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|orgdonor4 =  $10,00
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|orgdonor5 =  $8,000
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|ind2 = Leadership PACs
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|ind3 =  Real Estate
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|ind4 = Lawyers/Law Firms
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|ind5 = Health Professionals
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|inddonor1 =  $148,498
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|inddonor2 =  $39,000
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|inddonor3 = $31,263
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|inddonor4 = $29,723
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|inddonor5 = $22,250
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==Analysis==
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===Ideology and leadership===
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:: ''See also: [[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking]]''
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Radel is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|centrist Republican]]" as of June 12, 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/trey_radel/412528 ''Gov Track'' "Trek Radel," Accessed June 12, 2013]</ref>
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===Lifetime voting record===
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::''See also: [[Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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According to the website ''GovTrack,'' Radel missed 0 of 89 roll call votes from Jan 2013 to Mar 2013. This amounts to 0.0%, which is better than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/jo_Radel/400038 ''GovTrack,'' "Trey Radel," Accessed March 29, 2013]</ref>
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===Net worth===
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:: ''See also: [[Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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====2011====
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', Radel's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $1,510,103 and $4,631,999. That averages to $3,071,051, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2011 of $7,859,232.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00034017&year=2011 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Radel (R-Fla), 2011"]</ref>
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===National Journal vote ratings===
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:: ''See also: [[National Journal vote ratings]]''
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====2012====
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Information on 2012 vote rating is unavailable.
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===Voting with party===
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*[http://radel.house.gov/ U.S. House website]
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Trey Radel
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U.S. House, Florida, District 19
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2013-present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
PredecessorTheodore E. Deutch (D)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$1,068,123
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLoyola University-Chicago
Personal
BirthdayApril 20, 1976
Place of birthCincinnati, Ohio
ProfessionFounder, Trey Communications, LLC
Net worth$3,071,051
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Trey Radel (b. April 20, 1976 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a Republican member of the U.S. House representing the 19th Congressional District of Florida.[1] He was first elected on November 6, 2012 and took office on January 3, 2013.[2]

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Radel is a more moderate right of center Republican Party vote. As a result, he may break with the Republican Party line more than his fellow members.

Career

  • 2013-present: U.S. House of Representatives, District 19
  • Before winning election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012, Radel hosted one of Florida’s Conservative TV & Radio Talk Shows – Daybreak, on TV-6 & 92.5 Fox News.[3]

Outside of radio, Radel ran Trey Communications LLC, a Media Relations company.[3] Before the TV & radio show, Radel served southwest Florida as a journalist, working as both an anchor and as a reporter.[3]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Radel serves on the following committees:[4]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Radel's campaign website listed the following priorities:[5]

  • Foster an environment for job creation
Excerpt: "Before, we can deal with spending, Trey believes we need to grow our economy. Business owners, both small and large, will tell you they spend far too much time working for the federal government, and not themselves. Whether it is a complicated tax code or dealing with heavy-handed government regulations, our government today inhibits business."
  • Pay down the national debt
Excerpt: "Having run a business, Trey believes that there is a simple economic rule that Washington needs to abide by: don’t spend more money than you take in. Both Republicans and Democrats have been far too comfortable mortgaging away our children’s future. Trey wants to put a stop to this now."
  • Repeal Obamacare and End Other Job-Killing Regulations
Excerpt: "Our country has prided itself on freedom and liberty. Regulations like Obamacare not only place severe restrictions on our freedom and choice but also threaten the economic livelihood of this country. Obamacare in particular essentially forces individuals to buy a private product just because they are American."

Elections

2012

See also: Florida's 19th congressional district elections, 2012

Radel ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Florida's 19th District. Radel won the nomination on the Republican ticket.[6] Candidates wishing to run were required to file by the signature filing deadline of June 8, 2012. The primary elections were held on August 14, 2012. Radel won the nomination in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012.[1] He was elected on November 6, 2012.[7]

U.S. House, Florida District 19 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTrey Radel 62% 189,833
     Democratic Jim Roach 35.8% 109,746
     Independent Brandon Smith 2.2% 6,637
Total Votes 306,216
Source: Florida Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, Florida District 19 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTrey Radel 30% 22,284
Chauncey Goss 21.5% 15,994
Paige Kreegel 17.7% 13,148
Gary Aubuchon 15.5% 11,486
Byron Donalds 14% 10,376
Joe Davidow 1.4% 1,026
Total Votes 74,314

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Radel is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Radel raised a total of $1,068,123 during that time period. This information was last updated on April 4, 2013.[8]

Trey Radel's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 U.S. House (Florida, District 19) Won $1,068,123
Grand Total Raised $1,068,123

2012

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

Radel won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Radel's campaign committee raised a total of $1,068,123 and spent $946,371.[9]

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

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

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Radel is a "centrist Republican" as of June 12, 2013.[10]

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, Radel missed 0 of 89 roll call votes from Jan 2013 to Mar 2013. This amounts to 0.0%, which is better than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.[11]

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, Radel's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $1,510,103 and $4,631,999. That averages to $3,071,051, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2011 of $7,859,232.[12]

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. Information on 2012 vote rating is unavailable.

Voting with party

2013

Trey Radel voted with the Republican Party 94.5% of the time, which ranked 170th among the 233 House Republican members as of June 2013.[13]

Personal

Radel and his wife had their first child, a boy, Jude, in December 2011.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Theodore E. Deutch (D)
U.S. House of Representatives - Florida District 19
2013-present
Succeeded by
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