Michael G. Fitzpatrick

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Mike Fitzpatrick served the 8th Congressional district of Pennsylvania

Michael G. Fitzpatrick was a Republican representing Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional district (map) in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2005 to 2007. He was defeated by Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Pa.) in the 2006 congressional elections.


Fitzpatrick was born in Philadelphia on June 28, 1963. He received a Bachelor of Arts from St. Thomas University in 1985, and a Juris Doctor from Dickenson School of Law in 1988.

From 1995 to 2004, Fitzpatrick served as a county commissioner for Bucks County, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia.

Congressional career

In 2004, Fitzpatrick successfully ran for the U.S. House of Representatives seat being vacated by fellow Republican James C. Greenwood, defeating Democrat Virginia Schrader 55%-44%. He was inaugurated in January 2005 as part of the 109th United States Congress|109th Congress.

2006 elections

In 2006, Democrats nominated Patrick Murphy to face Fitzpatrick in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [1] Murphy defeated Fitzpatrick by 1,500 votes to take possession of the seat. [2]

Meet the Cash Constituents

Links to more campaign contribution information for Michael G. Fitzpatrick
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals


Committees and Affiliations

Committees in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Michael G. Fitzpatrick. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Articles and Resources

Local blogs and discussion sites


DC Office:
1516 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-4276
Fax: 202-225-9511
Email: michael.fitzpatrick AT mail.house.gov
Web Email

District Office- Doylestown:
60 North Main Street, Garden Level
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 215-348-7511
Fax: 215-348-7658

District Office- Langhorne:
One Oxford Valley, Suite 800
Langhorne, PA 19047
Phone: 215-752-7711
Fax: 215-750-8014