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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Michael G. Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.)

District: 8th District
Political Highlights: Republican nominee for Pa. House, 1990; Republican nominee for Pa. House, 1994; Bucks County Board of Commissioners, 1995-2005; defeated for re-election to U.S. House, 2006; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: June 28, 1963; Philadelphia, Pa.
Residence: Levittown
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Kathy Fitzpatrick; six children
Education: St. Thomas U. (Fla.), B.A. 1985; Dickinson School of Law, J.D. 1988
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (4th term)
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Oversight & Investigations - Vice Chairman; Terrorism Financing Task Force - Chairman)

Election History
2014generalMichael Fitzpatrick (R) 137,73161.9
Kevin Strouse (D) 84,76738.1
2012generalMichael Fitzpatrick (R) 199,37956.6
Kathy Boockvar (D) 152,85943.4
2010generalMichael Fitzpatrick (R) 130,75953.5
Patrick Murphy (D) 113,54746.5
2006generalPatrick Murphy (D) 125,65650.3
Michael Fitzpatrick (R) 124,13849.7
2004generalMichael Fitzpatrick (R) 183,22955.3
Virginia Schrader (D) 143,42743.3
Arthur Farnsworth (LIBERT) 3,7101.1
Erich Lukas (CNSTP) 8980.3
Roll Call Vitals


Pennsylvania is 10th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.