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Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.)

  • District: 7th District, Western Philadelphia suburbs -- most of Delaware County and parts of Chester and Berks counties
  • Residence: Drexel Hill
  • Born: October 20, 1955; Cheltenham, Pa.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Carolyn Meehan; three children
  • Education: Bowdoin College, B.A. 1978 (classics & government); Temple U., J.D. 1986
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Delaware County district attorney, 1996-2001; U.S. attorney, 2001-08; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Ethics; Homeland Security (Counterterrorism & Intelligence; Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection & Security Technologies - Chairman); Oversight & Government Reform (Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs; Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)
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State Information: 7th District, Western Philadelphia suburbs -- most of Delaware County and parts of Chester and Berks counties

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Patrick Meehan (R) 209,942 59.4%
George Badey (D) 143,509 40.6%
2010 general Patrick Meehan (R) 137,825 54.9%
Bryan Lentz (D) 110,314 44%
Jim Schneller (I) 2,708 1.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 49% Mitt Romney: 50%
2008 Barack Obama: 51% John McCain: 48%

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