Marcia Fudge

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Marcia Fudge ()
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Committees: House Committee on Education and Labor, House Committee on Science and Technology
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Next election: Nov. 6, 2012

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Marcia Fudge, a Democrat, has represented the 11th Congressional District of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2008.


Record and controversies

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Fudge supports "finding alternative energy sources and would like to force automakers to produce more fuel-efficient and cleaner vehicles." [1]

Foreign Policy

Fudge supports Israel, and says in an article on her campaign Web site that "our nation must know that we are linked with Israel and must assist Israel in maintaining its standing as an example of what we call freedom." She supports pressuring Iran to stop its acquisition of nuclear weapons, and setting benchmarks for withdrawal from Iraq. She says that it important for the U.S. examine the stability of the Middle East before making decisions about Iraq.[1]


Fudge is pro-choice. [1]


Fudge was born October 29, 1952, in Cleveland, Ohio. She has a B.S. from Ohio State University and a J. D. from Cleveland Marshall College of Law (Cleveland State University). A practicing attorney, she also served as an aide to Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones in the early 1990s. She was elected mayor of Warrensville Heights in 2000, thus becoming the city's first black executive. She served as mayor until 2008.[2][3]

2008 elections

After the death of Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D-Ohio) August 20, 2008, Fudge was selected to take Jones' spot on the November ballot.[4] [5] Tubbs defeated Republican nominee Thomas Pekarek; she received 85 percent of the vote, while Pekarek received 15 percent.[6] On November 18, Fudge ran unopposed in the special election to serve out the remainder of Jones' term, and she was elected with less than 9,000 votes cast. Fudge was sworn into the 110th Congress on November 19.[7]

Money in politics

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Campaign contributions

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Top Contributors to during the 2008 Election Cycle
DonorAmount (US Dollars)
McDonald's Corp$ 12,700
Ice Miller LLP$ 10,100
Abbott Laboratories$ 10,000
American Assn for Justice$ 10,000
American Federation of Teachers$ 10,000
Coca-Cola Co$ 10,000
CSX Corp$ 10,000
Farm Credit Council$ 10,000
FirstEnergy Corp$ 10,000
Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$ 10,000
Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' 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


Committees in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)

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DC office
  • 1019 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
    Ph: 202-225-7032 Fax: 202-225-1339
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Articles and resources

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Marcia L. Fudge for Congress- News Articles: Marcia Fudge chosen to fill Democratic slot on ballot
  2. "Marcia Fudge," Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress
  3. "Biography," Official U.S. House Web site
  4. 2008 Race Tracker page on Ohio’s 11th Congressional District
  5. Greg Giroux, “Ohio Dem Fudge Hits Sweet Spot With Nomination to Succeed Late Rep. Tubbs Jones", “CQ Politics”, September 11, 2008, Accessed September 12, 2008
  6. "The Races for the House," The New York Times, November 6, 2008.
  7. The Associated Press, "Fudge unopposed in special House election," WKYC-TV

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