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  King, Peter T.
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2011-01-01  
 
NamePeter T. King
Address
Seaford, New York , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born April 05, 1944
Died Still Living (70 years)
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Tags Caucasian - Conservative - Anti Environment - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Civil Unions - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Free Trade - Pro School Vouchers - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Life - Pro-Smaller Government - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Married - Catholic - Straight -
InfoCongressman Peter T. King, a Republican, is serving his sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. First elected to represent New York's Third District in 1992, Rep. King has received a greater number of votes than any Congressional candidate on Long Island in each of his five races. In 2002, he won with 73% of the vote.

Rep. King serves on the Financial Services Committee and the International Relations Committee. He is an advocate of tax relief for working families; safeguarding social security and medicare; and strengthening our national defense.

Among his successful initiatives Rep. King secured the votes to pass the first-ever Federal study of the high rate of breast cancer on Long Island; won approval of a comprehensive plan to rebuild the storm-damaged beaches on Long Island's south shore; and leads the effort to construct the LIRR East Side Access Tunnel. Calling Rep. King a "profile in courage", the Long Island newspaper, Newsday, has said "King's outspoken integrity sets him apart... He says and means what he says-a rare trait in Washington." The New York Daily News says of Rep. King, "Straight talk is King's strength. He is the one congressman with his head on straight and his patriotism intact...He has been a fighter for peace and common sense."

Prior to serving in Congress, Pete King was elected to three terms (1981, 1985 and 1989) as the Comptroller of Nassau County. As the county's chief fiscal watchdog, King initiated official audits and investigations which resulted in millions of dollars in savings to local taxpayers. As a result of his efforts, King was cited by Newsday for demonstrating "uncommon independence." Prior to serving in county government, Rep. King had extensive experience as a practicing attorney and civic leader. He began his political career in November 1977 by winning election to the Hempstead Town Council.

Peter T. King was born on April 5, 1944 and is a graduate of St. Francis College, Brooklyn, and the University of Notre Dame Law School. He is a lifelong resident of New York and has lived in Nassau County for more than 30 years. Rep. King and his wife, Rosemary, reside in Seaford. They have two children, Sean and Erin.

AWARDS, HONORS, AND MEMBERSHIPS

Patriot of the Year, Reserve Officers Association
Citizen of the Year, Knights of Columbus
Certificate of Achievement, Catholic War Veterans
Board of Directors, Notre Dame Law Association
Distinguished Service Award, Institute for Public Affairs of the Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America
Interfaith Understanding Award, Jewish Chatauqua Society of the Wantagh Suburban Temple
Certificate of Honor, Long Island Committee for Soviet Jewry
Certificate of Honor, Committee for the Furtherance of Jewish Education
Board of Visitors, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
First Annual "HueyAwardVeterans of the Vietnam War
Alumni Achievement Award, St. Francis College
Knight of the Holy Sepulchre
Honorary Chief, Seaford Fire Department
Honorary Member, Nassau County Fire Fighters Emerald Society
American Legion Post No. 1132
Life Member, AMVETS
Veterans Corps of the 69th Infantry
Sons of Italy, Marco Polo Lodge No. 2214
Catholic War Veterans
Knights of Columbus, Memorare Council No. 3476
Ancient Order of Hibernians
Spirit of Enterprise Award, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Guardian of Small Business Award, National Federation of Independent Businesses
Friend of Labor Award, Civil Service Employees Association


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Nov 25, 2012 06:00pm News Rep. King to step down as chairman of Homeland committee  Article The Sunset Provision 
Sep 13, 2011 02:40pm News Peter King in the Hot Seat — in London  Article RBH 
Aug 30, 2011 01:00pm General King: Muslim poll 'very disappointing'  Article Brandon 
Mar 10, 2011 03:15pm General Peter King: I won't "surrender to political correctness"  Article Brandon 
Dec 20, 2010 10:00am General Peter King promises hearings on Muslim 'radicalization'  Article Brandon 
May 03, 2010 01:00pm General Rep. Peter King links 'South Park,' car bomb  Article Brandon 
Jul 06, 2009 04:15pm Statement N.Y. congressman blasts Jackson as ‘pervert’  Article Craverguy 
Apr 29, 2009 06:00pm Op-Ed by Candidate Thanks for Playing Nice  Article RP 
Oct 17, 2006 11:00pm Audio Republican Congressman [Peter King, R-NY] Reveals Secret GOP Strategy?  Article -- 
Aug 17, 2006 11:10am News (Peter) King endorses ethnic profiling  Article Nothing wrong, just gone 

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  06/01/2016 US President - R Primary ???
  11/06/2012 NY District 2 Won 58.58% (+17.19%)
  11/02/2010 NY District 3 Won 71.92% (+43.87%)
  09/14/2010 NY District 3 - R Primary Won 90.76% (+81.52%)
  11/04/2008 NY - District 03 Won 63.92% (+27.84%)
  09/09/2008 NY District 3 - R Primary Won 88.42% (+76.83%)
  11/07/2006 NY - District 03 Won 56.04% (+12.08%)
  09/12/2006 NY District 3 - R Primary Won 84.00% (+68.00%)
  11/02/2004 NY District 03 Won 62.96% (+25.93%)
  09/14/2004 NY District 3 - R Primary Won 83.83% (+67.67%)
  11/05/2002 NY DIstrict 3 Won 71.88% (+44.66%)
  09/10/2002 NY DIstrict 3 - R Primary Won 78.04% (+56.09%)
  11/07/2000 NY District 3 Won 59.53% (+19.69%)
  09/12/2000 NY District 3 - R Primary Won 77.62% (+55.23%)
  11/03/1998 NY District 3 Won 64.29% (+29.41%)
  09/15/1998 NY District 3 - R Primary Won 79.34% (+58.68%)
  11/05/1996 NY District 3 Won 55.30% (+13.16%)
  09/10/1996 NY District 3 - R Primary Won 87.94% (+75.88%)
  11/08/1994 NY District 3 Won 59.24% (+19.26%)
  09/13/1994 NY District 3 - R Primary Won 72.73% (+45.46%)
  11/03/1992 NY District 3 Won 49.57% (+3.10%)
  09/15/1992 NY District 3 - R Primary Won 68.42% (+36.83%)
  11/07/1989 Nassau County Comptroller Won 56.78% (+14.37%)
  11/04/1986 NY Attorney General Lost 34.36% (-30.77%)
  11/05/1985 Nassau County Comptroller Won 59.88% (+22.97%)
  11/03/1981 Nassau County Comptroller Won 59.10% (+23.10%)
  11/08/1977 Hempstead NY Town Council Won 19.55% (+2.73%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US House Republican Conference Chair - Nov 14, 2012 R Cathy McMorris Rodgers
NY District 23 - Special Election - Nov 03, 2009 R Dede Scozzafava
NY US President - R Primary - Feb 05, 2008 R Rudy Giuliani
NY US President R Primary - Mar 07, 2000 R John McCain
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C00272211 Pete King For Congress Committee $ 2428105.00