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  Hoyer, Steny H.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2013-01-01  
 
NameSteny H. Hoyer
Address
Mechanicsville , Maryland 20716, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born June 14, 1939
Died Still Living (74 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifiedPaul
Oct 25, 2013 10:35am
Tags Moderate-to-Liberal - Pro-Gay Marriage - Married - Baptist -
InfoSteny Hoyer is regarded as a champion for Federal employees, primarily due to the high number of contituents in his district employed by the Federal government.

On November 14, 2002, Congressman Hoyer was unanimously elected by Members of the House Democratic Caucus to serve as the House Democratic (Minority) Whip, the second-ranking position among House Democrats. His election as Democratic Whip made him the highest-ranking Member of the House from Maryland in history.

Mr. Hoyer graduated from Suitland High School in Prince Georges County (1957). In 1963, he graduated with high honors from the University of Maryland. In 1966, he received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

Elected member of the Maryland State senate, 1966-1979, and president, 1975-1979.

Member of the Maryland State board for higher education, 1978-1981.

In 1981, he was elected to Congress after winning a special election.


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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 14, 2013 01:00pm Blog Entry In scandal-plagued Washington, Democrat Rep. Steny Hoyer struggles to keep track of issues  Article ScottĀ³ 
May 11, 2012 05:45am Endorsement Steny Hoyer endorses gay marriage  Article RP 
May 08, 2009 10:20am Commentary Wrong Way Steny  Article Craverguy 
May 17, 2007 04:20pm News MoveOn goes after Hoyer, Levin  Article SC Moose 
Mar 22, 2007 01:25pm News Hoyer Won't Rule Out Extending War Vote  Article None Entered 
Oct 18, 2006 03:00pm Statement Democrat Sorry For Saying 'Slavishly'  Article RP 

DISCUSSION
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RACES
  11/04/2014 MD - District 05 ???
  11/29/2012 US House Minority Whip Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 MD - District 05 Won 69.40% (+41.69%)
  04/03/2012 MD District 05 - D Primary Won 84.68% (+69.36%)
  01/05/2011 US House Speaker Lost 0.23% (-55.43%)
  11/16/2010 US House Minority Whip Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2010 MD District 5 Won 64.26% (+29.64%)
  09/14/2010 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 85.66% (+75.91%)
  11/18/2008 US House Majority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 MD District 5 Won 73.64% (+49.66%)
  02/12/2008 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 82.60% (+65.20%)
  11/16/2006 US House Majority Leader Won 63.40% (+26.81%)
  11/07/2006 MD - District 05 Won 82.68% (+66.22%)
  11/17/2004 Minority Whip Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 MD District 5 Won 68.67% (+39.44%)
  11/14/2002 Minority Whip Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 MD District 5 Won 69.27% (+38.75%)
  10/10/2001 Minority Whip Lost 44.60% (-10.80%)
  11/07/2000 MD District 5 Won 65.09% (+30.23%)
  03/07/2000 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 80.67% (+61.35%)
  11/03/1998 MD District 5 Won 65.37% (+30.73%)
  09/15/1998 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 85.94% (+71.87%)
  11/05/1996 MD District 5 Won 56.92% (+13.84%)
  11/08/1994 MD District 5 Won 58.81% (+17.62%)
  09/13/1994 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 81.54% (+70.49%)
  01/01/1993 Democratic Caucus Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 MD District 5 Won 52.98% (+9.10%)
  03/03/1992 MD District 5- D Primary Won 84.05% (+68.11%)
  07/11/1991 US House Majority Whip Lost 40.52% (-18.96%)
  01/01/1991 Democratic Caucus Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 MD District 5 Won 80.66% (+61.33%)
  09/11/1990 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 79.01% (+58.03%)
  06/21/1989 Democratic Caucus Chair Won 66.80% (+33.60%)
  11/08/1988 MD District 5 Won 78.63% (+57.26%)
  11/04/1986 MD District 5 Won 81.93% (+63.87%)
  09/09/1986 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 93.48% (+89.54%)
  11/06/1984 MD District 5 Won 72.18% (+44.35%)
  05/08/1984 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 88.18% (+80.83%)
  11/02/1982 MD District 5 Won 79.58% (+59.17%)
  09/14/1982 MD District 5 - D Primary Won 92.21% (+84.43%)
  05/19/1981 MD - District 5 - Special Election Won 55.81% (+11.62%)
  04/07/1981 MD District 5 - Special D Primary Won 30.32% (+3.57%)
  09/12/1978 MD Lt. Governor - D Primary Lost 33.88% (-3.35%)
  11/05/1974 MD State Senate 26 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/26/1971 Prince George's County Executive - Special Election Lost 19.74% (-6.54%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MD Governor - D Primary - Jun 24, 2014 D Anthony G. Brown
PA District 13 - D Primary - May 20, 2014 D Marjorie Margolies
CA - District 30 - Nov 06, 2012 D Howard L. Berman
MD District 06 - D Primary - Apr 03, 2012 D Robert Garagiola
IL District 10 - D Primary - Mar 20, 2012 D Brad Schneider
MD US Senate - D Primary - Sep 12, 2006 D Benjamin L. Cardin
VT At Large - D Primary - Sep 12, 2006 D Peter Welch
MD Attorney General - D Primary - Sep 12, 2006 D Stuart O. Simms
DNC Party Chair - Feb 12, 2005 D Martin Frost
US President - D Primaries - Jun 09, 2004 D Richard A. Gephardt
MD Governor - Special Election - Jan 07, 1969 D William S. James
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C00140715 Hoyer for Congress $ 777032.06