John Joyce (American politician)

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John Joyce
John Joyce, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Preceded byBrendan Boyle
Personal details
Born
John Patrick Joyce

(1957-02-08) February 8, 1957 (age 62)
Altoona, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Alice Joyce
EducationPenn State Altoona
Pennsylvania State University, University Park (BS)
Temple University (MD)
WebsiteHouse website

John Patrick Joyce[1] (born February 8, 1957)[2] is an American dermatologist and politician from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He is the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district, serving since 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Joyce graduated from Pennsylvania State University with his bachelor's degree and Temple University School of Medicine with his Doctor of Medicine. He completed his medical residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital.[3]

Joyce and his wife, Alice, founded Altoona Dermatology Associates. In the 2018 elections, Joyce ran for the United States House of Representatives in Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district.[4] Joyce won the Republican Party primary election against seven other candidates with 22% of the vote.[5] Joyce won the general election against Brent Ottaway with 70.5% of the vote.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pennsylvania Medical Licence Verification
  2. ^ https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/416811-pennsylvania-new-members-2019
  3. ^ "Primary Preview: 13th Congressional District | Politics". cumberlink.com. May 12, 2018. Retrieved October 24, 2018.
  4. ^ "Blair dermatologist announces bid for 13th District | News, Sports, Jobs". Altoona Mirror. March 20, 2018. Retrieved October 24, 2018.
  5. ^ MICHELLE GANASSI (May 15, 2018). "13th voters: Time to re-Joyce | Somerset". dailyamerican.com. Retrieved October 24, 2018.
  6. ^ Pennsylvania House results

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Brendan Boyle
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district

2019–present
Incumbent
U.S. order of precedence (ceremonial)
Preceded by
Dusty Johnson
United States Representatives by seniority
383rd
Succeeded by
Andy Kim