PA 12th Congressional District: Mark Critz & Keith Rothfus

Here are the biographies of the Democrat and Republican candidates.

After a bruising and expensive primary battle against fellow Democrat Rep. Jason Altmire, incumbent Rep. Mark Critz faces Republican Keith Rothfus of Edgeworth to represent Plum in the new 12th congressional district. The redrawn map of Pennsylvania's 18 new congressional districts forced the primary battle by merging Altmire’s 4th district into one legislative district, the new 12th district, currently represented by Critz. Altmire has since endorsed his former opponent.

General Information   

Name: Mark Critz

Place of residence: Johnstown, PA

Education: Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 

Employment History: Former staff member to Congressman John P. Murtha.

Party affiliation: Democrat
Running for a: Federal office
Running for position: United States Congressman
Chamber/district: 12
Incumbent/Seat last held by: First elected in May 2010 to fulfill remainder of late Congresman John P. Murtha's term.

Previous elective offices: Currently serves as U.S. Congressman from PA 12th District.

Website : http://www.critzforcongress.com/home
Twitter : https://twitter.com/critz4congress
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarkCritzforCongress

General Information   

Name: Keith Rothfus

Place of residence: Edgeworth, PA

Education: Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from State University of New York College at Buffalo.
Juris Doctorate from the University of Notre Dame Law School.

Employment History: Private attorney. Also worked for Department of Homeland Security, heading up the office that partnered faith-based organizations to provide disaster relief.

Party affiliation: Republican

Running for a: Federal office
Running for position: United States Congressman
Chamber/district: 12
Incumbent/Seat last held by: Zoning Board Member, Edgeworth, PA.


Website : http://keithrothfus.com
Twitter : https://twitter.com/KRPA12
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/keithrothfus


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justice day November 02, 2012 at 05:35 AM
You left off the other website for Mark Critz. http://www.citizensagainstmarkcritz.com/ And it doesn't look like Critz has any work history for a 50 year old man, what did he do before Murtha? That concerns me.
Dave November 02, 2012 at 04:18 PM
justice day is mentally unstable.


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