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Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.)


Biography
District: 9th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House, 2001-present
Born: Jan. 10, 1961; McKeesport, Pa.
Residence: Hollidaysburg
Religion: Lutheran
Family: Separated; two children
Education: Dickinson College, B.A. 1983; American U., M.B.A. 1987
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2001 (6th full term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials; Water Resources & Environment)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalBill Shuster (R) 108,58763.6
Alanna Hartzok (D) 62,19336.4
2012generalBill Shuster (R) 169,17761.7
Karen Ramsburg (D) 105,12838.3
2010generalBill Shuster (R) 141,90473.1
Tom Conners (D) 52,32226.9
2008generalBill Shuster (R) 174,95163.9
Tony Barr (D) 98,73536.1
2006generalBill Shuster (R) 121,06960.3
Tony Barr (D) 79,61039.7
2004generalBill Shuster (R) 184,32069.5
Paul Politis (D) 80,78730.5
2002generalBill Shuster (R) 124,18471.1
John Henry (D) 50,55828.9
Roll Call Vitals

137th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Doyle (D) is 72nd.

10th

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

10,807

Twitter Followers (@RepBillShuster)

Rep. Bill Shuster has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











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.