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John M. McHugh (R)
Date Of Birth & Birthplace: 9/29/1948 (Watertown, NY)
Race: White
Religion: Catholic
Residence: Pierrepont Manor, NY
Education: Undergraduate degree from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY; Graduate degree from State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
Occupation: Public Official
Office Type: U.S. House -- New York District 23 

       
Quarterly Campaign Finance Information

Cash on Hand:
$396,839

Total Receipts:
$259,897

Total Disbursements:
$97,266

Date of Last Report:
3/31/2004

Biography:

John M. McHugh was born in Watertown, N.Y. and resides in Pierrepont Manor, N.Y. He received a bachelors degree from Syracuse University in 1970 and a master's degree from the State University at Albany in 1977. He is a former chief of staff to a state senator and an assistant to a city manager. McHugh served in the New York Senate, 1984-92. He was elected to the U.S. House in 1992, and re-elected in 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000 and 2002. McHugh is divorced and has no children.


Past Campaigns:

John McHugh was elected four times to the New York Senate, serving 1984-92. He was first elected to the U.S. House in 1992 with 61 percent of the vote, defeating Democrat Margaret Ravenscroft. He was re-elected in 1994 with 78 percent, defeating Democrat Danny Francis. In 1996, he was re-elected with 71 percent of the vote against Democrat Donald Ravenscroft. McHugh was re-elected in 1998, defeating Democrat Neil Tallon with 79 percent of the vote and defeated Tallon again in 2000 with 74 percent of the vote.

In 2002 he was re-elected without major opposition.


Web site: http://www.house.gov/mchugh/
Email address: None given.



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