Jay McGovern

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Jay McGovern is a Democratic candidate for the 4th Congressional District of Florida

Jay McGovern is a Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 4th Congressional District (map) of Florida. He is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Rep. Ander Crenshaw (R-Fla.). The primary will take place on August 26, 2008.


Positions, record and controversies


McGovern is a former naval aviator, and currently works as an engineer.[1]

2008 elections

McGovern is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Rep. Ander Crenshaw (R-Fla.) in the 2008 congressional elections.[2][3]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Campaign contributions

The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Jay McGovern. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.

Top Contributors to during the 2008 Election Cycle
DonorAmount (US Dollars)
American Assn for Justice$ 10,000
Berkshire Hathaway$ 10,000
CSX Corp$ 10,000
General Mills$ 10,000
Machinists/Aerospace Workers Union$ 10,000
Norfolk Southern$ 10,000
PAC for a Level Playing Field$ 10,000
Raytheon Co$ 10,000
Union Pacific Corp$ 10,000
UNITE HERE$ 10,000
Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' www.OpenSecrets.org site.
Note: Contributions are not from the organizations themselves, but are rather from
the organization's PAC, employees or owners. Totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.

Committees and affiliations


McGovern will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.


McGovern is affiliated with the American Legion, the Experimental Aircraft Association, the Florida Engineering Society, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).

More background data


Mail: P.O. Box 41103, Jacksonville, FL 32203
E-mail: jay@jay4congress.com
Phone: (904)-626-9618

Articles and resources

See also


  1. McGovern for Congress
  2. 2008 Race Tracker page on Florida's 4th Congressional District
  3. Florida Secretary of State, Department of Elections website

External resources

External articles