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Mark A. Foley (R)
Date Of Birth & Birthplace: 9/8/1954 (Newton, MA)
Race: White
Religion: Catholic
Residence: West Palm Beach, FL
Education: Undergraduate degree from Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, FL
Occupation: Real Estate Broker
Office Type: U.S. House -- Florida District 16 

       
Quarterly Campaign Finance Information

Cash on Hand:
$2,569,264

Total Receipts:
$1,975,686

Total Disbursements:
$1,128,209

Date of Last Report:
8/11/2004

Biography:

Mark Foley was born in Newton, Mass., moved to Florida in 1957, and now resides in West Palm Beach. He attended Palm Beach Community College, 1973-75. His father, Edward J. Foley Jr., was a South Lake Worth Inlet commissioner, 1980-92.

The younger Foley served as a city commissioner and vice mayor of Lake Worth. He was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1990 and served only one two-year term before being elected to the Florida Senate in 1992.

He served as chairman of Gulfstream Goodwill Industries and Palm Beach Regional Hospital. Foley also is a past president of the Central County Council of Realtors and Lake Worth Chamber of Commerce.

He was first elected to the U.S. House in 1994.

Foley is single.


Past Campaigns:

Mark Foley was elected to the U.S. House in 1994 with 58 percent of the vote, defeating Democrat John Comerford. He was re-elected in 1996 with 64 percent of the vote against Democrat Jim Stuber and in 1998 without opposition.

He was re-elected in 2000 with 60 percent of the vote against Democrat Jean Elliott and Reform Party candidate John McGuire. Constitution Party candidate Jack McLain was his only opponent in 2002. He was re-elected in 2002 with 79 percent of the vote.

Foley was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1990 and to the Florida Senate in 1992.


Web site: http://www.house.gov/foley; http://www.markfoley.org
Email address: foleycamp@aol.com; mark.foley@mail.house.gov



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