Michael Fitzpatrick

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Michael G. Fitzpatrick is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the eighth district of the State of Pennsylvania, since 2011. He previously held the seat between 2005 to 2007, before being defeated by Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Pa.) in the 2006 congressional elections.


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Fitzpatrick was born in Philadelphia on June 28, 1963. He received a Bachelor of Arts from St. Thomas University in 1985, and a Juris Doctor from Dickenson School of Law in 1988.

From 1995 to 2004, Fitzpatrick served as a county commissioner for Bucks County, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia.

Congressional career

In 2004, Fitzpatrick successfully ran for the U.S. House of Representatives seat being vacated by fellow Republican James C. Greenwood, defeating Democrat Virginia Schrader 55%-44%. He was inaugurated in January 2005 as part of the 109th United States Congress|109th Congress.

2006 elections

In 2006, Democrats nominated Patrick Murphy to face Fitzpatrick in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [1] Murphy defeated Fitzpatrick by 1,500 votes to take possession of the seat. [2]

Money in politics

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Top Contributors to during the 2010 Election Cycle
DonorAmount (US Dollars)
Votesane PAC$ 56,000
Teletronics Technology$ 30,100
Ace Group$ 18,500
Comcast Corp$ 18,500
Cowhey Family Supermarket$ 15,600
Cozen O'Connor$ 15,500
Ace Ltd$ 15,000
Lighthouse Legal Finance$ 15,000
Navmar Applied Sciences$ 14,160
Bank of America$ 14,000
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.
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  • 1224 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
    Ph: 202-225-4276 Fax: 202- 225-9511
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