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Steny H. Hoyer* (D)

Steny H. Hoyer

Office Sought: U.S. House, Maryland District 5
Age: 67
Residence: Mechanicsville.
Education: BS, political science, University of Maryland; JD, Georgetown University.
Occupation: Member of Congress.
Web site: http://www.hoyerforcongress.com
E-mail address: info@hoyerforcongress.com

Elected offices/civic activities:

Member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1981-present; House Democratic whip, 2003-present; president, 1975-78, and member, 1966-78, Maryland Senate; member, Maryland Board of Higher Education, 1978-81; member, Naval Academy Board of Visitors; member, St. M

Why should voters elect you?

"I am an effective, hardworking leader who produces results. If reelected, I will continue to represent the values and best interests of my constituents."

What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?

"The most urgent challenge facing every jurisdiction in America is security. As we fight a global war on terror, ensuring the safety of the American people — both at home and on the front lines — must be our primary goal. In the 5th Congressional District specifically, long commutes and heavy traffic plague my constituents on a daily basis. I am working hard to improve local transportation infrastructure, which will reduce congestion, improve traffic flow and make roads safer for all commuters and their families."

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